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Wilson Center Awards Inaugural Japan Foundation Visiting Fellowship
The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars has appointed Dr. Kotaro Shiojiri as the Asia Program’s Inaugural Japan Foundation Visiting Scholar.Read More
Afghanistan: Hindsight Up Front
The Wilson Center’s Hindsight Up Front Initiative aims to help ensure that Afghanistan continues to figure in policy and public debates in Washington and beyond. It will keep you informed about the future of Afghanistan, its people, the region, and why it matters.Learn More
Director for Geoeconomics and Indo-Pacific Enterprise and Acting Director, Asia Program
Director, South Asia Institute
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Afghanistan today is a messy, mixed picture. After almost four decades of war, there is no more active conflict. But the country is fully controlled by a Taliban regime just as brutal as it was in the 1990s, and it is suffering through searing levels of humanitarian and economic stress. Relative peace may have arrived, but at great cost.
Senior Associate for Southeast Asia, Asia Program
Senior Associate, Hyundai Motor-Korea Foundation Center for Korean History and Public Policy
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Competition for Taiwan Scholars
Currently accepting applications for a fellowship of up to eight weeks in summer 2024. This residential scholarship will bridge the worlds of academic research and policy implementation that will lead to enhanced relations between Taiwan and the United States.
Competition for Japan Scholars
The Japan Scholar initiative is supported by the Sasakawa Peace Foundation to promote research on issues of mutual concern between Japan and the United States.
The Wilson China Fellowship
The next round of Wilson China Fellowship applications is now open! The application period will run from April 1st to June 15th, 2023.