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(Nederlands) Artikel: “Opa en oma are watching you: Japanse pensionado’s opereren vrijwillig als buurtwacht”

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(Nederlands) Save the Date 9 november: China’s rol in internationale onderzoeks- en onderwijssamenwerkingen

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(Nederlands) K-Pod: Podcast over Korea

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Order the book “People for Profit: North Korean Forced Labour on a Global Scale”

Following the new report from the Slaves to the System: the North Korean Forced Labour on Global Scale and the...
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Aging in Japan Report Part II

Japan is a frontrunner in technology. This simple suggestion is prevalent in Western media coverage of the country’s innovation industry....
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(Nederlands) Made in China: 5 tips voor Nederlandse gebiedsontwikkeling uit Shenzhen

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Seminar The New Silk Road: Education and research cooperation between China and the EU

On the 19th of March, UGloble (Utrecht University) and the LeidenAsiaCentre organised the seminar "The New Silk Road: Education and research...
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Report Presentation: Partners Under Pressure? The future of civil society in Dutch human rights policy

On March 12th, the 'Partners under Pressure' research team, consisting of Jonas Lammertink, Emilie de Haes and Marit de Roij,...
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Slaves to the System: Dutch companies involved in North Korean forced labour

On Tuesday February 6th, the LeidenAsiaCentre project team ‘Slaves to the System’ presented their new report “People for Profit: North...
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2018 Active Projects Projects Projecten 2018 Road to Tokyo 2020

The Road to Tokyo 2020: Access to Sports for Persons with a Disability in Japan and The Netherlands

Photo: NOC*NSF The next edition of the Olympic and Paralympic Games is going to take place in 2020, Tokyo, Japan...
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2018 Closed Projects Europe and Asia Europe and China Project Intercontinental Connectivities Pieke Projects Projecten 2018

Europe and China

Photograph: Ministerie van Buitenlandse Zaken. Creative Commons. In 2016, the Leiden Asia Centre conducted a research project on China and...
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2018 Active Projects Projects Projecten 2018 Resolving Labour Shortages Urban Connectivities and Connectedness

Resolving Labour Shortage? The Digital Transformation of Working Practices in the Japanese Service Sector

Photograph by Kentaro Hatori. Creative Commons. This project will explore the degree to which the so-called ‘digital economy’ including automation...
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2018 Active Projects CSR Intercontinental Connectivities Projects Projecten 2018

Corporate Social Responsibility in Asia: Case Studies of Regulation and Execution in the Construction and Textile Industries

Photograph: Guy Freeman. Creative Commons. According to the Global Slavery Index (GSI), workplaces in Asia are responsible for over 2/3...
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2018 Active Projects Intercontinental Connectivities Leiden Network Constitution Japan Projects Projecten 2018

Leiden Network for Japanese Constitutional Research

Photograph by Cyril Bèle. Creative Commons. Constitutional revision is again on the political agenda in Japan, with Prime Minister Shinzō...
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Closed Projects Intercontinental Connectivities Human rights Partners under pressure Pieke Projects

Partners under Pressure? The future of civil society in Dutch human rights policy

Photograph: University of Essex Human rights have since long been a cornerstone of Dutch foreign policy. The Dutch government has...
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Amsterdam University Press and LeidenAsiaCentre Open Access agreement

An agreement between Amsterdam University Press and the LeidenAsiaCentre will bring two new publications to AUP’s Asian Studies programme each...
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Paralympic Games, Tokyo 2020

Starting off as an archery demonstration in Aylesbury, England in 1948, the Paralympic Games have grown into an event with...
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Report ACAF: China’s 19th Party Congress

On the 18th of October 2017 the five-yearly Party Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) started. Two days...
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Summer School Asian Food

Leiden University enjoys a world-wide reputation for its expertise on Asia and for its Asian collections. To coincide with the...
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Report Roundtable: China in Global Governance

China has changed the dynamic in the world order, whether or not it intended to do so. Its fast economic...
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