Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center Korean Studies Program Stanford University



North-South Relations
Realistic Approach to Attain ‘Unification Bonanza’

South Korea’s president Park Geun-hye generated public attention through a recent statement that emphasized the benefits of Korean unification, saying it would bring a “bonanza” to the region and its partners. Shorenstein APARC director Gi-Wook Shin suggests “serious debate” and a “creative and feasible unification strategy” are necessary to move forward with that national goal. Read more »


North Korea problem
Trilateral summit to address the North Korea problem

In a March 22 interview with the Seoul Shinmun newspaper, KSP associate director David Straub discussed the U.S. role in bringing together South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Abe in a trilateral summit with President Obama to address the North Korea problem.


Exploring Aid Intervention
Long-time aid worker evaluates disability policy in North Korea

Katharina Zellweger, visiting scholar at CISAC and former Pantech Fellow at Shorenstein APARC, produces a new working paper on disability policy in the DPKR, leveraging experiences from her 20-year career in humanitarian aid there. She attempts to provide an informed, balanced view of what it means to live with disabilities in a changing North Korea. +PDF+

April 15, 2014
3rd Annual Korean Studies Program Prize for Writing in Korean Studies

February 25, 2014
Effectiveness of the balloon campaign is questioned

January 30, 2014
Evolution of democracy in South Korea, Taiwan

February 13, 2014
Korea needs a government policy to attract global talent



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