On Friday, Siwon Choi — member of Korean boy band Super Junior — and SM Entertainment USA director and music producer Dominique Rodriguez spoke about the global reach of Korean pop culture.
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.
Former Taiwanese president Ma Ying-jeou addressed a crowd of 400 University faculty, students, and local community members in his Wednesday talk on democracy, cross-strait relations, and future challenges facing Taiwan.
Former U. S. Ambassador to Japan John Roos visited Stanford on Tuesday to talk about Japanese-American relations and more.
After almost five years of planning, the University opened the Stanford Center at Peking University (SCPKU) last month. SCPKU, a $7 million project designed to strengthen ties with Peking University (PKU), builds off of a partnership between the two universities dating back to the 1970s, which has included joint academic ventures and a Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP) established in 2004.
Distinguished researchers of Chinese politics and international relations discussed the worldwide ramifications of a rising China yesterday as part of the Oksenberg conference series.
David Arnold, president of the Asia Foundation, delivered a talk yesterday on the current popular uprisings in the Middle East and the lessons they lend to Asian regimes. The talk, titled “The Arab Awakening: Governance Lessons for Asia and Beyond” was sponsored by the Center for Development, Democracy and the Rule of Law (CDDRL) and the Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC).