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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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Journalism Award Recipient Depicts Myanmar's Return into Darkness

Our 2021 award recipient, Burmese journalist and Myanmar Now's Editor-in-Chief Swe Win, discusses Myanmar's post-coup assault on the free press, in conversation with Stanford's Eileen Donahoe and Scot Marciel.
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AUKUS Is Deeper Than Just Submarines

AUKUS's purpose is to seize advantages in defense-related R&D and win the technology competition with China through a new approach to U.S alliances, writes South Asia Research Scholar Arzan Tarapore.
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Applications for APARC's 2022-23 Postdoctoral Fellowships Now Open

The Center offers postdoctoral fellowships on contemporary Japan, contemporary Asia broadly defined, and health or healthcare policy in the region, a fellowship for experts on Southeast Asia.

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Recent Videos

Perfect Storm: Climate Change in Asia | with Ban Ki-moon and Nicole Ardoin

Perfect Storm: Climate Change in Asia | with Ban Ki-moon and Nicole Ardoin

Regional Effects of the Taliban Takeover | Javid Ahmad, C. Christine Fair, Avinash Paliwal

Regional Effects of the Taliban Takeover | Javid Ahmad, C. Christine Fair, Avinash Paliwal

Engaging Gita: A Renaissance Indonesian Reviews His Country and the World

Engaging Gita: A Renaissance Indonesian Reviews His Country and the World

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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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Events

Tue Oct 19
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Facing Code Red: Climate Change in Southeast Asia

Via Zoom Webinar Register: https://bit.ly/3ulj9jV
Thu Oct 21
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

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

Via Zoom Webinar. Register at: https://bit.ly/3zDZ3D0
Tue Oct 26
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

China Tackles Climate Change

Via Zoom Webinar. Register at: https://bit.ly/2XtnSDE
Thu Oct 28
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Book Launch: The North Korean Conundrum

Online event. Register at https://bit.ly/3DC4zI3
Thu Oct 28
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Provider Payment Reform in China: Evidence from the Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) Implementation

Via Zoom Webinar Register: https://bit.ly/2YXJwkl