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The Possible Approaches for Defusing Tensions in the South China Sea: A Taiwanese Perspective

September 8, 2015

In this talk, Wellington Shih will provide a historical and legal overview of the Republic of China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea.

Pathways to Democracy: Taiwan's Lessons for China

January 17, 2015

Abstract:Authoritarian ruling parties are expected to resist democratization, often times at all costs.

The Unintended Consequences of Internet Diffusion: Evidence from Malaysia

October 10, 2013

Abstract: Can the introduction of the Internet undermine incumbent power in a semi-authoritarian regime?

Is the Party Over? The Obsolescence of Authoritarian Growth in Singapore and Malaysia

April 8, 2013

In Singapore the People’s Action Party has held power continuously since 1959, having won 13 more or less constrained legislative elections in a row over more than half a century.

Panel and Special Reception to Meet the Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford

November 15, 2012

The Program on Social Entrepreneurship at Stanford University's Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law invites you to a special event and reception to meet the second class of Social...

Using Legal Frameworks to Foster Social Change: A Panel Discussion with the Fall 2012 Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford

November 14, 2012

Using Legal Frameworks to Foster Social Change: A Panel Discussion with the Fall 2012 Social Entrepreneurs in Residence at Stanford November 14, 2012 12:45pm - 2:00pm Room 280A The Levin Center for...

Screening of "A Whisper to A Roar"

November 13, 2012

Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law invites you to a screening of A Whisper to a Roar, a film chronicling the stories of five democracy activists in Egypt, Malaysia,...

What Islam Whose Islam: Creating a Public International Voice of Muslim Women Demanding Equality and Justice in Islam

October 18, 2012

Abstract: Zainah Anwar will speak on the necessity and possibility of reform in the way Islam is understood and used as a source of law and public policy in Muslim contexts.

International Public Interest Initiative Symposium

October 11, 2012

This two-day symposium will bring together lawyers who are litigating human rights cases in international tribunals, lawyers who deploying international human rights frameworks to advance legal...

Late Democratizers? Developmentalism in Pacific Asia

March 2, 2009

Some theorists of modernization have influentially claimed that successful "late industrialization" led by developmental states creates economies too complex, social structures too differentiated,...

Is Asia Still Rising? Repercussions Of Recession

January 21, 2009

Asia’s economies have been hard hit by the current global financial crisis, despite in most cases enjoying strong macroeconomic fundamentals and stable financial systems.  Early hopes were that the...

Opportunities and Constraints in East Asian Regionalism

January 13, 2009

The U.S. financial crisis has spread around the globe.

Democracy and the Muslim World

October 11, 2006

Named one of the "2006 Global Leadership 50" by the Eurasia Group (2006) and "Asian of the Year" by Newsweek magazine (1998), Anwar Ibrahim is one of the most popular and celebrated Southeast Asian...

Adversaries and Partners: The Impact of the Cross-Straits Economic Relationship on the Development of the Taiwanese and Chinese Economies

March 1, 2006

This talk will address in which sectors and in what ways the flow of Taiwanese business activities to China have been beneficial or detrimental to each economy.

From California Dreaming to Silicon Success: The Rise of China's Semiconductor Industry

October 18, 2005

For years policymakers in China have advocated creating "Silicon Valleys" in China, but only recently has China's semiconductor industry taken off.