Diplomacy, trade policy and the rise of China were the subject of discussion at the third Asia-Pacific Geo-Economic Strategy Forum, attended by former national security adviser H.R. McMaster and former Japanese Misters of Defense. At the event, organized by the Hoover Institution, Nikkei Inc. and the Freeman Spogli, speakers also analyzed China’s Belt and Road Initiative.
Stanford’s No. 2 men’s gymnastics will have an opportunity to prove themselves this weekend as they travel to Champaign, IL, to take on No. 5 Minnesota and No. 6 Illinois on Saturday afternoon.
Recently, in a class called “Health and Healthcare Systems in East Asia,” we read Doctor Stories by Dr. Kenjiro Setoue. I strongly recommend both the class and the book, but right now I would like to focus on an issue the book raises: Should governments devote disproportionate resources to providing public goods to people living…
On Thursday, Emory University history professor Mark Ravina ’88 Ph.D. ’91 gave a keynote lecture exploring the development of Japanese nationalism in a global context.
MUSIC 25: “Decoding Anime” explores the eponymous Japanese animation style through a multimedia
On Friday, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) President Jin Liqun addressed the challenges of establishing the AIIB and shed light on the organization’s goals and daily operations.
After considering nine final candidate names in the renaming of Terman and Jordan middle schools, the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) board decided on March 27 to rename Terman Middle School after former Stanford professor Frank Greene Jr. and to rename Jordan Middle School after former Palo Alto Mayor Ellen Fletcher.
Groovy basslines, artful falls, four-to-the-floor beats with cheesy claps, flamboyant synths and sensitive fades: that is the sound of disco, the dance phenomenon that took the world by storm in the ‘70s and ‘80s, sweeping every nightclub with its contagious hooks and catchy beats. East Asia, with the trauma of World War II not too…