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Scholarly Publications

Crossing Heaven's Border

February 2015

From 2007 to 2011 South Korean filmmaker and newspaper reporter Hark Joon Lee lived among North Korean defectors in China, filming an award-winning documentary on their struggles.

ASEAN's ''Black Swans''

July 2008

It was meant to be a celebration not a showdown, let alone a showdown that the brutal junta in Burma (Myanmar) would win.

Other Publications

President Obama’s Asia Overdrive

November 2011

When Asia’s leaders gather in Honolulu next week for the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit, Americans will get a glimpse of the Obama administration’s hyperactive Asia agenda.

News

Ideas for ASEAN going forward

April 2017

The Association for Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), a coalition of 10 Southeast Asian countries formed to promote regional development and security, will mark its 50th anniversary this year.

Australian envoy to the US discusses trade and pattern of populism

December 2016

Australian Ambassador to the United States Joe Hockey delivered remarks at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) on Monday.

Events

Economic Development in Laos and Vietnam: Growth, Reform, and the WTO

February 6, 2013

The fastest growing economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is the Lao People's Democratic Republic.

Neither Rebels nor Dupes: The New Politics of Thai Peasants

October 25, 2012

Since Thailand’s coup of September 2006, which forced the controversial government of billionaire businessman Thaksin Shinawatra out of office, pro- and anti-Thaksin forces have waged an intense...

Principle, Pragmatism or Prostitution? Speaking Human Rights to Global Finance

November 1, 2010

Professor David Kinley holds the Chair in Human Rights Law at University of Sydney, and is the Law Faculty's Associate-Dean (International).

Multimedia

The South China Sea: What is to be Done?

April 2017

Audio and transcript from the Shorenstein APARC China Program seminar, "The South China Sea: What is to be Done?", on March 8, 2017, with Donald K.