Scholarly Publications

The Ethnic Question: How Do We Integrate Today's Immigrants In Our Globalized World

April 2013

We live in a period of unprecedented scope of immigration and globalization, facing great numbers of peoples, and also cultural and social difference and strains on welfare economies.  Recent...

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 Two

October 2012

Since 1991, there have been two major phases in Russian history, corresponding roughly to the decades of the 1990s and the 2000s.  Under President Boris Yeltsin (1991-1999), Russia attempted a...

Other Publications

2009 SPICE Catalog

December 2009

For 2009, SPICE has developed four new curriculum units: Examining Long-term Radiation Effects, Interactive Teaching AIDS: A Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Prevention Curriculum, China's Republican Era,...

News

SPICE and the East-West Center: A 34-Year History

June 2022

SPICE will host a 2022 teacher summer institute at the East-West Center, continuing its longstanding relationship with the Center.

Announcing the Honorees of SPICE’s 2021–22 Regional Programs in Japan

June 2022

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

Secretary Norman Mineta and His Contributions to SPICE

June 2022

The late Secretary Mineta was unwavering in his commitment to SPICE’s efforts to educate students about civil liberties and equality.

Old Events

SPICE Webinar: "Human Rights Day 2020: Teacher Workshop on Global Human Rights and Minority Social Movements in Japan"

December 5, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/8oDHKdyhZO0   In recognition of Human Rights Day on December 10, SPICE is honored to feature Dr.

SPICE Webinar: “Angel Island Immigration Station: The Hidden History”

August 19, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/ou4OpF-8j-g   Connie will speak about how the Chinese detention barracks on Angel Island were saved from demolition in the 1970s, opening the door to the hidden...

SPICE Webinar: "Chinese Railroad Workers in North America Project at Stanford University"

June 26, 2020

Webinar recording: https://youtu.be/9eyHTMF2L7w   Upwards of 15,000 to 20,000 individual migrant Chinese laborers performed the bulk of the work constructing the Central Pacific span of the...

Projects

Teaching Resources on Japan

To promote a deeper understanding of Japanese culture, history, contemporary issues, and U.S.–Japan relations, we recommend the following diverse set of teaching resources and curriculum tools to...
English

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.
English

Multimedia

International Security and DPRK’s Nuclear Program

February 2022

Honorable Rose Gottemoeller is the former Deputy Secretary General of NATO and Frank E. and Arthur W. Payne Distinguished Lecturer at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. In this video, Ms.

Biosecurity

February 2022

Dr. Megan J. Palmer is the Executive Director of Bio Policy and Leadership Initiatives at Stanford University, Adjunct Professor in the department of Bioengineering, and Affiliate of the Center for International Security and Cooperation.

Introduction to Issues in International Security

February 2022

Introduction to Issues in International Security is a collaboration between the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and the Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE).

People

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Kasumi Yamashita Kasumi Yamashita Instructor, Stanford e-Oita, Instructor, Stanford e-Fukuoka
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