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NPR's Emily Feng Recognized as the 2022 Shorenstein Journalism Honoree

At the 2022 Shorenstein Journalism Award, Feng discussed how the challenges of reporting as a foreign correspondent in China are forcing the West to reconfigure its understanding of the country and creating suspicion and mistrust.
Vladimir Putin at a Victory Day rally in Moscow.

Assessing Putin's Invasion of Ukraine

On a new season of the World Class podcast, Michael McFaul discusses recent developments of the war in Ukraine and how those will impact Ukraine's future, Russia's standing in the world, and the responses of the global community.
Corn damaged by drought

Five Questions About Food Security in a Warming World

FSE Director David Lobell explains some of the system-wide challenges — and solutions — to ensuring that people around the world have access to affordable, nutritious food.

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CDDRL honors students in the Contemplative Court at the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Honors College Day 5: Exploring the Past and Planning for Our Future

Blogs / September 23, 2022
This is the fifth and final story in a series of blog posts written by the Fisher Family Honors Program class of 2023 detailing their experiences in Washington, D.C. for CDDRL's annual Honors College.
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Soldier of the Indian Army looks upwards

A Risky New Status Quo

Commentary / September 22, 2022
The tentative conciliatory steps between nuclear-armed rivals at the LAC are important, but come with riders for India.
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Migrant Agricultural Workers in Truck and Waiting in Line for a Day’s Work in the Field, Florida, 1939, by Marion Post Wolcott

This Land Is Your Land: The Great Depression, Migrant Farm Workers, and the Legacy of the New Deal

Blogs / September 22, 2022
“It is said,” a Japanese social theorist and educator, Yukichi Fukuzawa, wrote in his best-selling book An Encouragement of Learning (1872–76), “that heaven does not create one person above or below another.”
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CDDRL honors students at the Lincoln Memorial

Honors College Day 4: The Ins and Outs of Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law

Blogs / September 22, 2022
This is the fourth in a series of blog posts written by the Fisher Family Honors Program class of 2023 detailing their experiences in Washington, D.C. for CDDRL's annual Honors College.
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A political cartoon encouraging Indians to boycott Chinese products

My Heart Belongs to Kashmir

Blogs / September 21, 2022
An Analysis of a Pro-Indian Army Covert Influence Operation on Twitter
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The flags of Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) members in ASEAN headquarter at Jalan Sisingamangaraja No.70A, South Jakarta, Indonesia. From left the flags of: Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thail

How ASEAN Can Still Help on Myanmar

Commentary / September 21, 2022
The Southeast Asian bloc must make it clear that it will not accept the military junta’s sham election.
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CDDRL honors students at Brookings Institution

Honors College Day 3: Inspiring Research

Blogs / September 21, 2022
This is the third in a series of blog posts written by the Fisher Family Honors Program class of 2023 detailing their experiences in Washington, D.C. for CDDRL's annual Honors College.
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Rose Gottemoeller

Rose Gottemoeller testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee

News / September 20, 2022
Rose Gottemoeller's main takeaways from her opening statement while testifying before the SASC
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CDDRL honors students the the White House

Honors College Day 2: In The Rooms Where (Democracy) Happens

Blogs / September 20, 2022
This is the second in a series of blog posts written by the Fisher Family Honors Program class of 2023 detailing their experiences in Washington, D.C. for CDDRL's annual Honors College.
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Honorees of SPICE’s 2021–2022 regional programs in Japan

SPICE Honors Top Students from 2021–2022 Regional Programs in Japan

News / September 20, 2022
Congratulations to the student honorees from Fukuoka Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Kobe City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.
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Vladimir Putin and Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Ukraine made recent battlefield gains. How will Putin retaliate?

Commentary / September 19, 2022
Ukraine's battlefield victories are a reason for celebration. But could it could also usher in another dangerous phase — with Russia's President Vladimir Putin lashing out in other ways.
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CDDRL Honors Students at NED in Washington, DC

Honors College Day 1: Promoting Democracy at Home and Abroad

Blogs / September 19, 2022
This is the first in a series of blog posts written by the Fisher Family Honors Program class of 2023 detailing their experiences in Washington, D.C. for CDDRL's annual Honors College.
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Animated robots in factory

"China's Bot Boom" Article in The Wire Quotes SCCEI Scholars

News / September 18, 2022
"Can robot-driven advanced manufacturing be a panacea for China’s slowing economy? China sure hopes so." The Wire China author Isabella Borshoff quotes SCCEI co-directors Hongbin Li and Scott Rozelle in pursuit of the answer.
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Kerstin Norris

Research Assistant Spotlight: Kerstin Norris Examines Race and Racism in Asia with Gi-Wook Shin

Q&As / September 16, 2022
MA in East Asian Studies candidate Kerstin Norris spent the summer assisting APARC and Korea Program Director Gi-Wook Shin with his research on racial tensions in Asia. Looking to pursue a PhD in Sociology, Norris found tremendous value in a collaborative academic environment. We spoke with Norris about her experience as a research assistant and her time working with Dr. Shin.
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Biden celebration at White House for passage of Inflation Reduction Act 2022

How the Inflation Reduction Act Impacts Health Policy

Q&As / September 16, 2022
Michelle Mello — a professor of heath policy and law — attended the Sept. 13 gathering at the White House to celebrate the passing of the Inflation Reduction Act 2022. She was invited for her contributions on Medicare price negotiation modeling for the landmark piece of legislation. In this Q&A, she discusses the bill's impact on health policy.
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President of Russia Vladimir Putin

Putin's Disaster in Ukraine

Commentary / September 15, 2022
On Vladimir Putin’s order, the Russian army launched a new invasion of Ukraine in February. That has inflicted tragedy on Ukrainians but, seven months later, has also proved a catastrophe for Russia.
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 South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol waves a national flag during the celebration of the 77th National Liberation Day at Presidential House on August 15, 2022 in Seoul, South Korea.

The Path Ahead for Yoon

Commentary / September 15, 2022
How Korea’s New President Can Recover from His First 100 Days of Struggles
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Washington Monument, Washington, United States

Honors Students to Meet with Top-Level Policy Makers in Washington, D.C.

News / September 14, 2022
From September 18 through 24, the Fisher Family Honors Program class of 2023 will attend CDDRL's annual Honors College, gaining firsthand exposure to how the federal government, policy organizations, and think tanks work to advance democracy and development around the world.
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2022-23 Lee Kong Chian National University of Singapore-Stanford Fellows to Explore Legacies of War in Southeast Asia, Islamic Law in Indonesia

News / September 13, 2022
Political scientist Jacques Bertrand and social anthropologist Reza Idria will join APARC as Lee Kong Chian NUS-Stanford Fellows on Southeast Asia for the 2022-23 academic year.
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Hana Kameyama, Miyu Kato, and Yuta Muraki

Winners Announced for the Spring 2022 Stanford e-Japan Award

News / September 13, 2022
Congratulations to our newest student honorees.
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2022–23 Applications Now Open: Stanford/SPICE East Asia Seminars for Teachers in Hawai‘i

News / September 12, 2022
High school teachers across the state of Hawai‘i are eligible to apply. The application deadline is October 14.
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Stephen Kotkin joins the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies as a senior fellow working at the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center.

Russian History Expert Stephen Kotkin Appointed FSI Senior Fellow

News / September 12, 2022
Kotkin’s research interests include authoritarianism, geopolitics, global political economy, and modernism in the arts and politics.
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Jerome He

Research Assistant Spotlight: Jerome He Examines Great Power Competition with Oriana Skylar Mastro

Q&As / September 9, 2022
Political Science major Jerome He ‘24, spent the summer assisting APARC Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro. He leveraged the opportunity to expand his knowledge of Chinese security issues and refine his research acumen. We spoke with He about his experience as a research assistant and his time working for Dr. Mastro.
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Margaret Levi, Senior Fellow at FSI

Political Scientist Margaret Levi Joins CDDRL

News / September 8, 2022
Levi, whose research focuses on how to improve citizen confidence in governmental and organizational leadership, has been appointed a Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies.
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