Asia Pacific Memo is for those interested in current issues in Asia and across the Pacific. Distributed twice-weekly, we feature 350 word essays or video interviews on contemporary Asia. Each edition addresses a compelling issue and is based in academic research. If you would like to receive the Memo via email, see our “subscribe” page.
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One of our editors, Dr. Julian Dierkes explains our key goal:
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Asia Pacific Memo Team
- Julian Dierkes, Tsering Shakya, Timothy Cheek, and Prod Laquain (bios available here)
- Sophia Woodman (bio available here)
- Hannah Smith
Student Video Editing Assistant
- Paul Weston
Previous Editorial Board Members
- Paul Evans, Hyung-Gu Lynn, and Jessica Main.
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