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Hoe kijken Chinezen eigenlijk naar Nederland, en wat zijn hun ervaringen hier? Deze en meer onderwerpen werden 9 februari besproken op de conferentie: “China, the Netherlands and Europe” die plaats vond in de Stadsgehoorzaal te Leiden. De conferentie, georganiseerd door het LeidenAsiaCentre, was tevens de opening van het Leiden Asia Year; het jaar waarin de Universiteit Leiden in het teken van Azië staat.Lees meer
The opening of the new Asian Library in September 2017 was the inspiration to mark the year 2017 as the “Leiden Asia Year”. The aim of the Leiden Asia Year 2017 is to put Leiden (the city, its museums and the University) more firmly on the international map as one of the world’s leading knowledge hubs on Asia. In order to celebrate the opening of the Leiden Asia Year 2017, the LeidenAsiaCentre will host the opening conference on February 9, 2017. The theme of the conference will be “China, the Netherlands and Europe."lees meer
In 2017 the LeidenAsiaCentre will start with a new project. This is the follow-up project to the Slaves to the System project: Research DPRK Forced Labour in the EU. The international reactions to the research report have been very positive and encourage further research. The upcoming project, Slaves to the Sytem; The Global Dimension, builds on the research results from the first project, as well as on the goodwill created through extensive media exposure.Lees meer
The rapid development of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the emergence of China as a primordial global power are two of the most impactful political events of our generation. They are also profoundly intertwined at various levels: China not only sees ICTs as essential to its continued development, it is also enmeshed in rapidly evolving international discussions concerning Internet governance and cyber security.Lees meer
September 15 is Japan’s ‘Respect for the Aged’ day in honor of its elderly citizens. This year Japan will celebrate this day on September 19. Not such a bad idea as Japan is the world’s leading aging society. And since this phenomenon is seen as a forbear of a global trend, LeidenAsiaCentre aims at launching a study on aging in Japan. Together with a number of partners from society we are currently identifying our research focus, hoping to be able to start with the project early 2017.Lees meer