“[T]he biggest challenge for us is really how to . . . navigate through all the unknowns. I mean, at that time [of COVID-19], at every stage we were facing different challenges . . . different phases...
Three visiting fellows, Tetsuo Ishiai of Tokyo, Japan, Tejas Mehta of Mumbai, India, and Wendy (Wei) Wang of Beijing, China, spoke with Shorenstein APARC about their experience in the Corporate Affiliates Program from 2013-14.
Kenneth Lieberthal of The Brookings Institution delivered the annual Oksenberg Lecture on U.S.-China relations at Shorenstein APARC on June 3. He was joined by a panel of scholars, including Cui Liru of CICIR, FSI distinguished fellows Karl Eikenberry and Thomas Fingar, and Stanford China Program Director Jean Oi. Afterward in a Q&A, Eikenberry shared his observations from the Shangri-La Dialogue.
After the Third Plenum meeting in Beijing last November, China indicated changes to its economic and security policy. Now the challenge is determining how the Chinese government will attempt its directives. Barry J. Naughton visits to consider this question during the first seminar in the SCP series “China under Xi Jinping."
Stanford China Program Director Jean Oi is profiled in the Stanford Report for her role in the Center for Teaching and Learning's "Award-Winning Teachers on Teaching" lecture series. Oi, the William Haas Professor in Chinese Politics, began her March 6 talk titled "Cow Pies and Democracy: Teaching in the Field," by laughingly apologizing for her word choice. "I still can't believe I chose that title, but I think it aptly describes what I do with my students," she said.
"We already have a strong BOSP program in Beijing at Peking University," Oi said in an email to The Daily. "We would like to have a center that could allow our faculty to hold seminars, workshops and do collaborative work with scholars in China."
In April 2007, a delegation of scholars from Shorenstein APARC visited Shanghai, Hangzhou, and Beijing, fulfilling the center's mission to carry its work "into Asia." Daniel Sneider, Shorenstein APARC's associate director for research, recalled the busy and productive trip for the summer 2007 edition of FSI's regular newsletter, Encina Columns.