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Taiwan Election: Disinformation as a Partisan Issue

January 2020

On January 11, 2020, Taiwan held its 15th presidential and 10th Legislative Yuan election.

Shinnenkai: A New Year Gathering

January 2020

On a recent Friday afternoon at Stanford, the weather reminded me of some crisp yet clear winter days in Japan.

Taiwan Election: One Day Out

January 2020

There is only one day left before Taiwan heads to the polls, and researchers, election integrity teams at tech platforms, and press are following the dynamics closely.

Taiwan Election: Three Weeks Out

December 2019

Last Friday, December 13, 2019, Facebook announced it had removed 118 fan pages, 99 groups, and 51 accounts supporting Taiwan’s KMT presidential candidate, Han Kuo-yu.

Taiwan Election: The Final Countdown

December 2019

This post is an update to our Presidential Election 2020 Scene Setter published August 26, 2019. Update (12/13/19 3:00pm): a few hours after we published this blog post, Facebook took down 118 fan...

Applications Now Open: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

August 2019

Applications open today for the China Scholars Program (CSP), Sejong Korean Scholars Program (SKSP), and Reischauer Scholars Program (RSP) on Japan—three intensive online courses offered by SPICE,...

Twenty High School Students Accepted into Stanford Online Course on Modern China

August 2019

The Stanford China Scholars Program (CSP) is about to launch its fifth session this fall, with 20 high school students from across the country participating in the online course.

High School Teachers Convene at Stanford University for SPICE Summer Institute

July 2019

Last week, 23 educators from across North America gathered at Stanford University for the 2019 East Asia Summer Institute for High School Teachers, a teacher professional development seminar...

China Is Pushing Back Against Taiwan for These Three Reasons

April 2019

On March 31, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported that two Chinese Air Force (PLAAF) J-11 jets crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait.

Video Interview with Postdoctoral Fellow Ketian Zhang

April 2019

We sat down with our 2018-19 Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia Ketian Zhang to discuss China's use of coercion in foreign policy; her research on  South China Sea disputes; her...

AIT Director Addresses Significance of Taiwan Relations Act's 40th Anniversary

March 2019

On March 4, Brent Christensen, Director of the American Institute in Taiwan’s Taipei office, delivered the keynote speech at the Taiwan Democracy and Security Project's annual workshop.

Tokyo Dialogue Expands Work on Security in the Indo-Pacific Region

March 2019

An air of uncertainty remains prevalent in the Indo-Pacific region. The South China Sea continues to be in contention, with six governments exerting claims on overlapping areas.

Scholars Discuss Growing Evidence of China’s Interference in American Government and Society

December 2018

While Americans may be well acquainted with China’s quest for influence through the projection of power in the diplomatic, economic, and military spheres, they are less aware of the various ways in...

APARC Scholar on Taiwan's Local Elections

November 2018

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party suffered a large setback in Taiwan’s local elections on November 24, 2018, with voters delivering a sharp rebuke to President Tsai Ing-wen.We curate here...

2017-18 Shorenstein APARC Overview Available

November 2018

Shorenstein APARC's annual overview of the Center's 2017-18 activities  is now available to download. Feature sections look at the Center's seminars, conferences, and other activities in response...

New Publication Addresses Challenges ASEAN Faces at 50

January 2018

In October 2017, twenty-two scholars from eight countries attended a workshop titled “ASEAN @ 50, Southeast Asia @ Risk: What should be done?” The workshop was designed to facilitate a frank and...

Taiwan democracy project returns to APARC this fall

November 2017

After twelve years at Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law, the Taiwan Democracy Project will be returning to its original home at the Walter H.

Shorenstein APARC experts assess the Trump-Moon summit, bilateral challenges

July 2017

South Korean President Moon Jae-in and U.S.

US Pacific Command hosts Stanford group for Asia security dialogue

May 2017

The mission of the Department of Defense (DoD) in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region recently became a bit clearer for 22 faculty and military fellows from Stanford, the Massachusetts Institute of...

Asia Health Policy Program holds trans-Asian conference on diabetes in Beijing

May 2017

The Asia Health Policy Program at the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center hosted the Net Value in Diabetes Management Workshop in March to discuss progress on an international research...

Former ambassador reflects on US-China relations, Thucydides Trap

May 2017

Despite talk of potential conflict between China and the United States, Max Baucus, who served as U.S.

Korea experts encouraged by Moon Jae-in election win, hopeful over prospects for inter-Korean dialogue

May 2017

Researchers from the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) said they are optimistic about the election of South Korean president Moon Jae-in who assumed office last week following waves...

South Korea's election: Shorenstein APARC scholars offer insight

May 2017

Moon Jae-in was elected South Korea’s president on a pledge to address domestic inequality and to renew dialogue with North Korea.

Shorenstein APARC scholars offer comment as tensions rise on the Korean Peninsula

May 2017

Northeast Asia relations are increasingly under strain as South Korea and China await shifts in political leadership and the threat of a sixth nuclear test by North Korea looms large.

People

Larry Diamond Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution
Hannah June Kim Shorenstein Postdoctoral Fellow in Contemporary Asia, 2019-20
Christopher Carothers Postdoctoral Scholar, CDDRL
Melissa Hanham Affiliate
Rylan Sekiguchi Manager of Curriculum and Instructional Design, Instructor, Stanford e-Hiroshima