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Scholarly Publications

The Big Show in Bololand

October 2012

When a devastating famine descended on Bolshevik Russia in 1921, the United States responded with a massive two-year relief campaign that battled starvation and disease and saved millions of lives....

Regional Perspectives on Human Rights: The USSR and Russia, Part One

October 2012

The Soviet Union advocated a conception of human rights different from the notion of rights prevalent in the West.

Introduction of Buddhism to Korea: An Overview

October 2011

The arrival of Buddhism in Korea led to the fundamental transformation of local society and a blossoming of Korean civilization.

News

Bringing Korea into the classroom

August 2016

[View the story "A Study of Korea" on Storify]

Stanford historical memory project seeks WWII reconciliation in Asia

March 2016

From atomic bombs to harsh military occupations in the World War II period, the past is very much the present in the Asia Pacific region.Stanford scholars are striving to help heal these wounds...

Events

Divided Memories: Comparing History Textbooks

November 19, 2015

Join us Wednesday to celebrate International Education Week! We’ll be conducting our first open webinar at the 2015 Global Education Conference (#globaled15).

China and the Forbidden City: A Professional Development Workshop for K-12 Educators

July 10, 2015

The Forbidden City housed the imperial families of China from the 1400s until the early 20th century.

NCTA MS: Religions in China and Japan

April 24, 2015

In an effort to infuse Asian studies in the social studies and literature curricula, the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE), in cooperation with the National...

Projects

Teaching Resources on Japan

Japan
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Teaching Resources on Korea

To promote a deeper understanding of Korean culture, history, and contemporary issues, we recommend the following diverse set of teaching resources and curriculum tools to bring Korea to life in K...
English

Teaching Resources on China

China is a rising global power with a rich culture and history, yet it is not generally well understood by outsiders.
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Multimedia

Doomed to Cooperate: Averting Post-Cold War Nuclear Dangers

October 2016

At the end of the Cold War, American and Russian scientists came together—overcoming political, cultural, and geographic divides—to work toward a common goal of reducing nuclear threat. In this video, Siegfried S.

China Under Mao

August 2015

Andrew Walder, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, is a political sociologist, specializing in sources of conflict, stability, and change in communist regimes and their successor states.

My Cambodia and My Cambodian America

October 2014

In 1975, a radical new government assumed power in Cambodia and drastically transformed the country. Religion was outlawed, and money was abolished. Mass executions were sanctioned by the state.

People

Waka Takahashi Brown Instructor and Manager, Stanford e-Japan
Jonas Edman Instructor and Manager, Sejong Korean Scholars Program, Instructional Designer
Rylan Sekiguchi Curriculum Designer