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Scholarly Publications

Mediterranean Model for Asian Regionalism: Cosmopolitan Cities and Nation-States in Asia, A

May 1995

What can be said about the social and cultural characteristics of the Asian region as a whole?

Japan's Dual Identity and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

May 1998

Published as part of the "America's Alliances with Japan and Korea in a Changing Northeast Asia" Research Project.

China's Telecommunications: Present and Future

June 1997

By the end of 1995, China had built the world's ten largest telecommunications networks and the industry was growing at a faster rate than any other sector of the booming Chinese economy.

Other Publications

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, summer 2004

July 2004

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter covers news and developments from the spring 2004 quarter.

Korean Food, Korean Identity: The Impact of Globalization on Korean Agriculture

December 2005

One of the few ways to get a taste of North Korea, short of leaping through numerous hoops to get a visa to visit the country, is to eat cold noodles (naengmyen).

CHP/PCOR Quarterly Update, fall 2005 issue

October 2005

This issue of CHP/PCOR's quarterly newsletter, which covers news from the summer 2005 quarter, includes articles about: our new core faculty member Grant Miller, a Harvard-trained health economist...

News

SCPKU holds first graduate seminar on Chinese art history

August 2013

SCPKU held its first graduate seminar in Summer 2013.

Indonesian election: Feuding villages give the ballot a try

July 2004

Donald K. Emmerson considers the impact of Indonesia's recent election on two remote--and formerly war-torn--villages in the country's northern Malaku archipelago.

North Korea and Contending South Korean Identities: Analysis of the South Korean Media; Policy Implications for the United States

May 2007

On April 27, Dr. Gi-Wook Shin presented a paper at the Korea Economic Institute in Washington, D.C.

Events

Silicon Valley's New Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Local and Global Networks

October 5, 1999

Foreign-born engineers are a significant and fast growing presence in Silicon Valley.

Going Goan on the Goa-Net: Computer-Mediated Communication and Goan Identities

November 12, 1999

Professor Gomes will discuss the role of computer-mediated communication in the construction of diasporic identities among Goans.

Japanese Humor: An Oxymoron

January 24, 2000

A pioneering Japanese-English simultaneous interpreter will entertain and enlighten you with the tales of some delightful events where humor has successfully transcended cultural barriers, or some...

Projects

Divided Memories and Reconciliation

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

Debating History, Democracy, Development, and Education in Conflicted Societies

The Forum on Contemporary Europe (FCE) at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) has launched a multi-year collaborative project with research institutes in...
English

Elder Care, Gender, and Son Preference: The Role of Cultural Transmission and Diffusion During the Process of Rural-urban Migration in China

This study examines the relationship between gender and intergenerational transfer among rural-urban migrants and how it is affected by urban culture, specifically the impact on the provision of...
English

Multimedia

NBC Documentary, The Road to Beijing

December 2013

Through the NBC documentary, The Road to Beijing, students are introduced to some of the American Olympians participating in the 2008 Beijing Olympics and some sights in Beijing.

North Korea: A Personal Journey

December 2013

North Korea remains one of the most misrepresented countries in the United States. The problem is twofold.

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.

People

Matthew Kohrman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Associate Professor, Anthropology
Saumitra Jha Senior Fellow, FSI, Associate Professor of Political Economy, GSB
Russell A. Berman Senior Fellow, by courtesy Professor, Comparative Literature, Professor, German Studies, Senior Fellow, the Hoover Institution
Richard Saller Professor, Classics and History
Yu-chuan Chen SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, December 2016 - January 2017
Allison Rhines SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Fall 2014
Gary Zhao SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, December 2015-March 2016
Tricia Owlett SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, February-June 2016
Laura Xie SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, November-December 2014
Hangping Xu SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, September-November 2015
Najung Kim SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, September-December 2014
Renren Yang SCPKU Pre-Doctoral Fellow, August - November 2016