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The LeidenAsiaCentre generates academic knowledge on modern Asia for societal applications in the Netherlands.
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DIVERSE SOCIETAL PARTNERS
Active cooperation with societal partners in knowledge sharing and the development of new and relevant research.
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CORE RESEARCH THEMES
Research and events take place within three core themes: ‘Europe and Asia‘, ‘People, Rights and Human Rights‘ and ‘Lifestyle and Culture‘.
Korea specialist Koen de Ceuster has collected 1200 posters from North Korea, which will become available to the public on 15 June. The posters cover almost all of the history of the communist country and are therefore very valuable for researchers studying the closed-country.
At this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos, Chinese president Xi Jinping made a forceful speech in defence of free trade. Some saw this speech as signalling Beijing’s desire to play a greater global role. But is China really aspiring for global leadership? What role does Beijing want to play in the international arena and what might be the implications of this for other nations?Meer weten »
On Thursday, 24 August and Friday, 25 August 2017, the European China Law Studies Association (ECLS) will host their yearly conference at Leiden University in cooperation with the LeidenAsiaCentre. During the two days of the conference, various talks will be held on law in China.Meer weten »