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Growing Up Navajo

November 2021

Dr. Harold Begay, Navajo Nation Superintendent (Select) of Schools, Department of Diné Education, shares reflections on his life.

Investing in Children and Youth at USAID through Education

November 2021

Emily Bauer (Master’s in International Policy '22) gained first-hand experience with the importance of education for children in unstable environments as an intern with the United States Agency...

Rural Poverty is the Biggest Obstacle to China's Rise, Says Economist Scott Rozelle

November 2021

Katrin Buchenbacher from Neue Zürcher Zeitung interviewed Scott Rozelle about his recent book on China's rural population.

SCCEI Launches New Impact Initiative with the China Briefs

November 2021

The SCCEI China Briefs are short features that translate top-quality academic research into evidence-based insights for those interested in China and U.S.-China relations. Released twice a month,...

Foreign Policy: The U.S. is Still Beating China in Human Capital—For Now

November 2021

Authors Ryan Hass and Jude Blanchette highlight Scott Rozelle's research on the human capital criss in rural China.

China is Purging Celebrities and Tech Billionaires. But the Problem is Bigger than 'Sissy Men'

September 2021

The Los Angeles Times writes about China's new "common prosperity" campaign to narrow the gap between rich and poor. However Scott Rozelle doesn't think "any of these...

Forbes: How China’s GDP Growth Fails To Measure Its Standard Of Living: The Tragedy Of The Current Recentralization

September 2021

Author Anne Stevenson-Yang exposes the unseen rural China and states that "the best corrective to misunderstandings about this “invisible China” is a book that came out in 2020 and remains the...

Spring 2022 Applications Now Open: Stanford Online Courses for High School Students on China, Korea, and Japan

September 2021

Students with a strong interest in East Asia or international relations are especially encouraged to apply.

SPICE Honors Top Students from 2020–2021 Regional Programs in Japan

August 2021

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

Fostering the Entrepreneurs and Innovators of Tomorrow

August 2021

On August 11, 2021, SPICE honored the top students in the 2020 Stanford e-Entrepreneurship Japan Program in a virtual ceremony.

Japan Day: Recognizing Top Students in Stanford e-Japan and the Reischauer Scholars Program

August 2021

Congratulations to the 2020 Stanford e-Japan and 2021 RSP honorees.

DEI-related Project Update, Summer and Fall 2021

August 2021

Read about SPICE's recent and current DEI-related efforts.

Finding My Place in the RSP & the U.S.–Japan Relationship

August 2021

The following reflection is a guest post written by Kristine Pashin, an alumna of the Reischauer Scholars Program, which will begin accepting student applications on September 6, 2021.

EURiCS: The Socio-Economic Impact of COVID-19 Control Measures in Rural China

July 2021

Scott Rozelle discusses the impact of COVID-19 control measures on employment and education in rural China during a presentation given to the EURICS/IFRAE/Universite de Liege webinar series.

VoxChina: Gaokao, Ability, and Occupation Choice

July 2021

Hongbin Li's research finds that "In China, the college entrance exam score is predictive for both firm success and wage-job success in the future, yet higher-score individuals are less...

Indigenous Voices: Educational Perspectives from Navajo, Native Hawaiian, and Ainu Scholars in the Diaspora

July 2021

This article recaps a June 18, 2021 webinar that featured three Native and Indigenous scholars and includes recommendations for using the webinar recording in classrooms.

What Does It Mean to Be an American?: Reflections from Students (Part 5)

July 2021

Reflections of eight students on the website "What Does It Mean to Be an American?"

Professor Emeritus Albert Dien Delivers Final Lecture

July 2021

On June 29, 2021, Stanford Professor Emeritus Albert Dien, East Asian Languages and Culture, delivered his last lecture.

High School Students in China and the United States Collaborate

July 2021

Students in SPICE’s China Scholars and Stanford e-China Programs meet in virtual classrooms.

The Strategist Reviews Scott Rozelle's Book, 'Invisible China'

July 2021

"[Rozelle and Hell's] fresh book, Invisible China, focuses on an issue that has received little attention, China’s vast, isolated and long-neglected rural population. As the authors see it...

The Guardian: 'Poverty Divides Us': Gap Between Rich and Poor Poses Threat to China

July 2021

Xi Jinping himself has warned China’s wealth gap is not only economic but political and could threaten party’s legitimacy. Scott Rozelle is quoted sharing just how rare it is for someone in China to...

Highlights from the 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program

June 2021

Twenty-three students completed SPICE’s 2021 Sejong Korea Scholars Program.

Aljazeera: As China’s Communist Party Turns 100, Economic Challenges Loom

June 2021

"As the ruling Communist Party celebrates its 100th anniversary this week, China’s leaders face formidable economic challenges, from falling birth rates and income inequality to rural-urban...

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