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Scholarly Publications

1919 in Korea: National Resistance and Contending Legacies

May 2019

The year 2019 is the centennial of several anti-colonialist movements that emerged in Asia, including the March First Movement of Korea, the first nationwide political protest in Korea under...

Modern Management and the Demand for Technical Skill

November 2018

This paper examines the relationship between modern management practices and the demand for different occupational skills utilizing a unique context in South Korea after the Asian financial crisis....

Strategic, Policy and Social Innovation for a Post-Industrial Korea: Beyond the Miracle

May 2018

Export-oriented industrialization has transformed the Korean economy so profoundly that it has become known as the "Miracle on the Han." Yet, this industrial model has become fragile, as Korea’s...

Other Publications

Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America

December 2018

On November 1-2, 2018, the two-day conference "Future Visions: Opportunities and Challenges of Korean Studies in North America" was convened by Shorenstein APARC's Korea Program to examine the...

Assessing the Effectiveness of Alliance Responses to Regional and Global Threats

June 2018

From 31 January through 1 February 2018, Stanford University’s U.S.-Asia Security Initiative (USASI) and the Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF), gathered in Tokyo representatives from the government,...

The Peace Train Leaves The Station

March 2018

In a flurry of developments that left experts stunned, the long-stalled Korean peace train has suddenly left the station.

News

On the Centennial of the March First Independence Movement of Korea

May 2019

The year 2019 is the centennial of several anti-colonialist movements that emerged in Asia, including the March First Movement of Korea.

How to Keep the Ball Rolling on North Korean Negotiations

May 2019

The current stalemate should not be taken as a restless waiting game or a prelude to dejected failure.

Application open for 2019 Summer Institute for High School Teachers

April 2019

SPICE is now accepting applications for the 2019 East Asia Summer Institute for High School Teachers.

Events

Trilateral Cooperation in the Shadow of a Nuclear North Korea

March 12, 2019

Abstract: My paper investigates the formal institutionalization of inter-governmental cooperation among the three major Northeast Asian powers – China, Japan, and the Republic of Korea—in the face...

Discussion with General Vincent Brooks: Challenges and Opportunities in Korea

February 26, 2019

About the speaker: Vincent K. Brooks is a career Army officer who recently retired from active duty as the four-star general in command of all U.S.

North Korea and the World in Flux

January 15, 2019

The 11th Annual Koret WorkshopA dramatic opening created by the unique strategic outlooks and personalities of Moon Jae-in, Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump instigated a series of highly symbolic...

Projects

Tailored Engagement: Toward an Effective and Sustainable Inter-Korean Relations Policy

The already serious situation on the Korean Peninsula is worsening. North Korea is on a path to credibly threaten South Korea, Japan, U.S.
English

Diversity and Tolerance in Korea and Asia

A new research collaborative examines diversity issues and challenges in Korea and greater Asia.
English

Engaging North Korea

Rapidly changing circumstances continue to shape relations on the Korean peninsula and in East Asia.
English

Multimedia

A Conversation with the Author of "Superficial Korea"

October 2017

Dafna Zur, assistant professor of East Asian Language and Cultures at Stanford University, leads a discussion of Superficial Korea, a book by Gi-Wook Shin, professor of sociology and Shorenstein APARC director, which was recently published in...

The North Korea Crisis

June 2017

Video and transcript from the joint CISAC/Shorenstein APARC panel discussion, "The North Korea Crisis," on May 30, 2017, with James Person, director of the Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation at the Center for Korean History and Public Policy; Gi-Wook...

Wind of Change? South Korea under the New Administration

May 2017

Video and transcript from the Shorenstein APARC Korea Program colloquium, "Wind of Change?

People

Portrait of Takeo Hoshi Takeo Hoshi Senior Fellow, Professor by courtesy, Finance
Portrait of Yong Suk Lee Yong Suk Lee Center Fellow
Portrait of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Jerry Kaplan Lecturer, CDDRL, Research Affiliate, CDDRL
Stephen D. Krasner Senior Fellow Professor, Political Science, Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Portrait of Joyce Lee Joyce Lee Research Project Manager
Kenji E. Kushida Research Scholar at APARC
Hyun-Binn Cho Postdoctoral Fellow
Yeajin Yoon Predoctoral Fellow
Timothy Junio Affiliate
Portrait of Andray Abrahamian Andray Abrahamian Visiting Scholar at APARC