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Scholarly Publications

East Asia: Geopolitique into the Twenty-First Century - A Chinese View

June 1997

East Asia is a global geopolitical fault line, where historically great powers have interacted, collided, receded, and rebounded.

Madman Nuclear Alert: Secrecy, Signaling, and Safety in the October 1969 Crisis, The

April 2003

The history of the October 1969 alert demonstrates that even in this high-politics arena of nuclear diplomacy, presidential orders were actively fought against, sometimes manipulated or ignored,...

Japan-America Security Alliance: Prospects for the Twenty-First Century, The

January 1998

By almost any criterion of success—be it cost-effectiveness, risk-reward ratio, multipliereffects, or sheer longevity, the Japan America Security Alliance (JASA) stands out as one ofthe most...

Other Publications

APARC Center Overview 2004

January 2005

Shorenstein APARC's center overviews provide detailed information about Shorenstein APARC's mission, history, faculty, financial support, organizational structure, projects, and programs.

Ending the Threat of Nuclear Attack

May 1997

Late last year, we noted the tenth anniversary of what was probably the most remarkable of all the meetings between an American president and his Soviet counterpart, the Reykjavik Summit of October...

Military Readiness and the Training of China's Sailors

July 1989

This study of the naval-training system grew out of our larger project on the development of China's strategic weapons.

News

SCPKU holds first graduate seminar on Chinese art history

August 2013

SCPKU held its first graduate seminar in Summer 2013.

What is the Valley's Future?

January 2004

As the region begins to emerge from a brutal recession, questions haunt the Valley. Will the jobs come back? Will we be able to maintain our global leadership in technology?

An Alliance That Really Works

November 2002

%people1% - The celebration in Prague should have been more raucous. The most successful alliance in world history has extended to corners of Europe unimaginable just a few years ago.

Events

Mongolia: From Khans to Commissars to Capitalists?

February 11, 1999

After a brief description of the legacy of the past of the Mongolian political system, the lecture then considers the influence of the Socialist era and finally focuses on the post-Socialist era,...

Civil-Military Relations in Japan: From Containment to Engagement

April 22, 1999

After a brief description of historical legacies, Dr.

Why the State Is the Enemy of the People Who Move Around: Hill Valley Relations in Southeast Asia

May 6, 1999

Scott explores themes of state-craft, sedentarization, etc. as part of a critique of state-making and development.

Projects

The Europe Center

The Europe Center (formerly called the Forum on Contemporary Europe) was founded in 1997 to expand interaction with scholars from Europe within the Freeman Spogli Institute for International...
English

Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE)

Since 1976 the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE) has supported efforts to internationalize elementary and secondary school curricula by linking the research and...
English

Divided Memories and Reconciliation

There are two obstacles to understanding how historical memory about the wartime period has been formed in Northeast Asia.
English

Multimedia

Silk Road Ensemble: The Road to Beijing

December 2013

In this documentary, which features Yo-Yo Ma, students learn about the Silk Road Ensemble and the Ensemble's musicians.

Japan's Geological Factors

March 2012

Video of Japan's Geological Factors - An Interpretive History of Japan, Lesson 1 In this lecture, Professor Okimoto discusses how Japan’s geography and geological factors have influenced its economics, society, and culture.

Japan's Distinctive History

March 2012

Video of Japan's Distinctive History - An Interpretive History of Japan, Lesson 2 In this lecture, Professor Okimoto explores distinctive and unique aspects of Japan’s history.

People

Michael A. McFaul Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Karl Eikenberry Karl Eikenberry Professor of the Practice Fellow, S-APARC, Core faculty, CISAC, Affiliate, CDDRL, Affiliate, TEC
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
David Holloway, CISAC David Holloway Senior Fellow Professor, History, Professor, Political Science
Avner Greif Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor, by courtesy, Finance
Norman M. Naimark Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, History, Professor, by courtesy, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Abbas Milani Adjunct Professor Research Fellow, Hoover Institution
Photo of Anna Grzymala-Busse Anna Grzymala-Busse Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science
Andrew G. Walder Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology