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Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center

Stanford University's hub for interdisciplinary research, education, and engagement on contemporary Asia

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New Frontiers: Technology, Politics, and Society in the Asia-Pacific

Our winter 2022 webinar series will examine issues on the frontlines of technology and politics in Asia, such as impacts on democracy and governance, China's Digital Silk Road, cybersecurity, and more.
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2022 Shorenstein Journalism Award Open to Nomination Entries

We invite news editors, publishers, scholars, and journalism organizations to nominate candidates for our 2022 Journalism Award and $10K prize for excellence in covering the Asia-Pacific. #SJA22
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Applications for APARC's 2022-23 Fellowship on Southeast Asia Open

Calling candidates with backgrounds or positions in the social sciences or humanities: apply for the 2022-23 Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellowship on Southeast Asia by January 31, 2022.

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Environmental Change in the Himalayas | Ruth Gamble and Santosh Nepal

Environmental Change in the Himalayas | Ruth Gamble and Santosh Nepal

Japan Under Prime Minister Kishida | With Rieko Kage and Daniel M. Smith

Japan Under Prime Minister Kishida | With Rieko Kage and Daniel M. Smith

China's Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy | Peter Martin

China's Civilian Army: The Making of Wolf Warrior Diplomacy | Peter Martin

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About Us

The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) is dedicated to the study of critical issues affecting the countries of Asia and their regional and global relations. Our scholar community is comprised of distinguished academics and practitioners in government, business, and civil society. Through policy-relevant research, publications, education, public programs, and international collaborations, we address pressing challenges in a world in which Asia plays an increasingly central role.

 

What We Do

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Research

Pursue and publish interdisciplinary, social science-oriented scholarship from regional and global perspectives on issues of vital importance to the economies, foreign affairs, health, politics, and societal transitions of the Asia-Pacific.

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Education

Support the next generation of Asia experts by offering fellowship and training opportunities to academics and practitioners, teaching Stanford courses, and bringing Asia-Pacific topics into high school and community college classrooms.

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Policy & Outreach

Illuminate Asia-Pacific-focused, policy-relevant problems and solutions and strengthen cooperation between counterparts in the United States and Asia by providing expert analysis, thought leadership, and constructive interaction.

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