Regionalism and Nationalism
Stanford expert on managing tensions in the South China SeaShorenstein APARC, SEAF News
SEAF director Donald Emmerson recently joined a panel of experts for a Center for Strategic and International Studies conference on managing tensions in the South China Sea.
FSI Stanford, The Europe Center News
The Europe Center, through its Program on Sweden, Scandinavia, and the Baltic Region, has forged partnerships with those who bring visionary solutions to the challenge of diversity and reconciliation in our increasingly globalized world. “Harbor of Hope: a special evening celebrating Sweden’s diverse cultures” held on May 6th is the latest effort by the Europe Center to disseminate this new way of thinking. The participation of Sweden’s leading documentary filmmaker Magnus Gertten, and Sweden’s cultural entrepreneur Ozan Sunar, resulted in an unprecedented pairing and an evening of motivating insight for a large public audience. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC News
Stopping ethnic violence in India begins with understanding the history behind it, says Ajay Verghese, a current Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow. His research explores the roots of conflict in two demographically similar regions of Rajasthan. Read more »
FSI Stanford, The Europe Center, CISAC Op-ed
Since its inception, the European Union has come under criticism that it has consistently shied away from taking full-fledged global political and security responsibilities despite its role as an economic powerhouse on the world stage. Francesca Giovannini, TEC and CISAC Post-Doctoral Fellow, discusses how this is now changing, with the EU clearly taking the lead in global nuclear governance and how this assumption of a global leadership role presents both opportunities and challenges within the EU. Read more »
Divided Memories now available in paperback and electronic formatShorenstein APARC Announcement
Divided Memories, Shorenstein APARC's groundbreaking study of textbook depictions of World War Two, is now available in paperback and electronic (Kindle) format.
CDDRL, FSI Stanford, PHR News
Helen Stacy, director of the CDDRL Program on Human Rights and a FSI senior fellow, says the moment is ripe to examine human trafficking in Asia and the mechanisms for fighting it. As U.S. foreign policy pivots toward Asia, human rights issues are becoming integrated into regional discussions on trade and economic development. Read more »
U.S. role resolving in contemporary territorial disputesShorenstein APARC in the news: Jiji Press on September 29, 2012
As a result of the conclusion of the San Francisco Peace Treaty, the United States bears a historic responsibility for helping resolve contemporary territorial disputes in Northeast Asia, said Daniel Sneider in a recent Jiji Press interview.