Stanford University: Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center [website] [open html - 23KB]
"The Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (Shorenstein APARC) is a unique Stanford University institution focused on the interdisciplinary study of contemporary Asia. Shorenstein APARC's mission is to: Produce and publish outstanding interdisciplinary, Asia-Pacific-focused research; Educate students, scholars, and corporate and governmental affiliates; Promote constructive interaction to influence U.S. policy toward the Asia-Pacific; and Guide Asian nations on key issues of societal transition, development, U.S.-Asia relations, and regional cooperation."
Stanford University. Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center