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2023 SPICE/NCTA Virtual East Asia Seminar for High School Teachers: Now Accepting Applications!

December 2022

High school teachers across the United States are eligible to apply.

Hiroshima Business and Management School Visits the Bay Area

November 2022

Students and alumni of HBMS visit Stanford, Silicon Valley, and Hikari Farms.

Reflections on Education and Diversity

November 2022

Collaboration between the Graduate School of Education, the University of Tokyo and SPICE/Stanford offers opportunities to discuss education and diversity.

Book Review: “Invisible China. How the urban-rural divide threatens China’s rise” by Scott Rozelle and Natalie Hell

November 2022

China expert Aihemaitijiang (Ahmatjan) Rouzi reviewed Scott Rozelle's book, "Invisible China," for the Sino-German Agricultural Magazine.

The Reischauer Scholars Program: Sharing Reflections from Waseda University

November 2022

The following reflection is a guest post written by Noah Kurima, a 2021 alumnus of the Reischauer Scholars Program.

Ukulele Virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro Gives Lecture at the University of Tokyo

November 2022

Students are also treated to a performance of several of his hits.

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 9)

October 2022

Reflections of seven students on the educational website “What Does It Mean to Be an American?”

Meet the Ford Dorsey Master's in International Policy Class of 2024

October 2022

The 2024 class of the Ford Dorsey Master’s in International Policy has arrived at Stanford eager to learn from our scholars and tackle policy challenges ranging from food security to cryptocurrency...

SPICE Launches New Course for Students in Wakayama Prefecture

October 2022

Instructor Makiko Hirata reflects on the launch of Stanford e-Wakayama, SPICE’s newest regional program in Japan.

Why Korea’s Future Depends on Its Universities

October 2022

Lessons from the United States

New Roots: Discovering the Intricacies of Korean Culture Through the Sejong Korea Scholars Program

October 2022

The following reflection is a guest post written by Mia Shay, an alumna of the 2022 Sejong Korea Scholars Program, which is accepting student applications until October 31, 2022.

China’s Marginalized Millions: How Beijing’s Failure to Invest in Rural Workers Hurts Economic Growth

October 2022

Scott Rozelle and Matthew Boswell comment on China's invisible rural workforce in their piece published in Foreign Affairs.

SPICE Recognizes Top Students of the 2021 Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan Programs

October 2022

Congratulations to the summer 2021 and fall 2021 honorees.

In China’s Rapidly Ageing Society, Elderly Rural Residents Must Not Be Left to Fend for Themselves

September 2022

Author Lijia Zhang quotes Scott Rozelle in her opinion piece in the South China Morning Post looking at how China’s ageing problem is particularly acute in rural areas, where elderly residents often...

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

September 2022

Part 2 of an ongoing series that features photographs by Marion Post Wolcott.

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

September 2022

Congratulations to the student honorees from Fukuoka Prefecture, Hiroshima Prefecture, Kawasaki City, Kobe City, Oita Prefecture, and Tottori Prefecture.

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

September 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...

2022–23 Applications Now Open: Stanford/SPICE East Asia Seminars for Teachers in Hawai‘i

September 2022

High school teachers across the state of Hawai‘i are eligible to apply. The application deadline is October 14.

Russian History Expert Stephen Kotkin Appointed FSI Senior Fellow

September 2022

Kotkin’s research interests include authoritarianism, geopolitics, global political economy, and modernism in the arts and politics.

Spring 2023 Applications Now Open: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

September 2022

Students with a strong interest in East Asia or international relations are encouraged to apply. Applications are due October 31.

Jennifer Pan to Become FSI’s Newest Senior Fellow

September 2022

Pan’s research focuses on political and authoritarian politics, including how preferences and behaviors are shaped by political censorship, propaganda, and information manipulation.

Stanford e-Fukuoka Wraps up Its Inaugural Session

August 2022

Instructor Kasumi Yamashita looks back on the first session of Stanford e-Fukuoka.

History of Japanese War Brides

August 2022

SPICE has developed free lesson plans on an important chapter of U.S. immigration history that is largely unknown.

Announcing the Honorees of the 2022 Stanford e-Fukuoka Program

August 2022

Congratulations to student honorees Kasane Horiuchi and Mihiro Tomomatsu.


carnoy Martin Carnoy Affiliated Faculty, CDDRL Professor, Education
Pascaline Dupas Headshot Pascaline Dupas Senior Fellow Professor, Economics, Senior Fellow, SIEPR, Director, Stanford King Center on Global Development
Yulia Bezvershenko Yulia Bezvershenko UELP Visiting Scholar, CDDRL
Eric Hanushek Eric Hanushek Stanford Affiliate, SCCEI Stanford Affiliate, SCCEI
rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
Headshot of Dr. Daniel Schwartz Daniel Schwartz Stanford Affiliate, SCCEI Stanford Affiliate, SCCEI
Dr. Hongbin Li Hongbin Li Senior Fellow Co-director, SCCEI
Photo of Gi-Wook Shin Gi-Wook Shin Senior Fellow Professor, Sociology
Prashant Loyalka Prashant Loyalka Senior Fellow Associate Professor
freyberg David Freyberg Associate Professor, Civil Engineering
Xuechao Qian Xuechao Qian Postdoctoral Scholar, SCCEI Postdoctoral Scholar, SCCEI
edgar franco Edgar Franco Vivanco Doctoral Candidate, Political Science