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Vereniging Nederland China (VNC), Leiden Asia Centre (LAC), and Peter Gill, in cooperation with the Netherlands China Business Association (NCBA) and Netherlands Hong Kong Business Association (NHKBA), are happy to invite you for the book launch of Peter Gill’s book West meets East: Understanding Chinese speaking societies.

West meets East takes the reader on an exciting exploration of Chinese-speaking societies!
This captivating book is a must-read for curious minds looking to dive deeper into these societies. In a unique way he explores the fascinating similarities and differences between China and Germany, Taiwan and the Netherlands, Singapore and Denmark in the following chapters with infographics:

• People and Culture
• System, Leadership and Economy
• Technological Advancement and Innovation
• Climate Action, Energy, Future energy and Food issues

West meets East in a unique way delivers information in the form infographics. The fact-based book contains over 300 links which are accessible with a QR code.

Peter Gill (1969) got into the Chinese language and culture back in the 1990s and lived and worked in mainland China, Taiwan and Singapore. He believes that by understanding each other better, we can tackle the global challenges that confronts us all.

16:45 – 17:00 Walk in

17:00 – 17:10 Opening by Lianne Baaij from Vereniging Nederland China

17:10 – 18:00 Book presentation, moderated by Floris Harm, Executive Director LeidenAsiaCentre.

18:00 – 19:00 Drinks at café Wijnhaven.


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