Divided Memories and Reconciliation
This project is a multi-year comparative study of the formation of historical memory regarding the wartime period in Asia.
Experts at FSI's Shorenstein APARC offer insight on the growing tensions across Northeast Asia, exploring the connection to historical memories of World War II in a multi-year comparative study. Scholars also provided recent commentary through various media interviews. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC Op-ed: Foreign Affairs on April 10, 2014
Shorenstein APARC director Gi-Wook Shin and associate director for research Daniel C. Sneider argue the United States needs to tackle the wartime history issue as U.S. president Barack Obama heads to the Asia-Pacific. The full article is featured in Foreign Affairs. Read more »
Shorenstein APARC Q&A
Gi-Wook Shin reflects on his 13 years at Stanford and talks on his current course, research collaboration, and the year ahead at Shorenstein APARC. Read more »
Gi-Wook Shin, director of Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, says "balanced history education is needed to resolve the 'Northeast Asia paradox,' a quandary highlighted by intense territorial disputes and conflicting historical perceptions despite close economic, cultural and social exchanges between the regional countries." Read more »
Revisionists Attempt to Turn Back Efforts to Accurately Recount Wartime HistoryShorenstein APARC News
Shorenstein APARC's Daniel Sneider, associate director for research, is quoted in the Chronicle of Higher Education on efforts by historians in Asia to prevent revisionist changes in interpretations of wartime history.
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Wartime memory formation in China and JapanShorenstein APARC News
Writing recently in Asia-Pacific Review, Daniel Sneider describes how World War II era events are depicted differently in history textbooks in China and Japan.
Divided Memories now available in paperback and electronic formatShorenstein APARC Announcement
Divided Memories, Shorenstein APARC's groundbreaking study of textbook depictions of World War Two, is now available in paperback and electronic (Kindle) format.