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New knowlegde for applications in the Netherlands

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 
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three core themes: ‘Europe and Asia‘, ‘People, Rights and Human Rights‘ and ‘Lifestyle and Culture‘.

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mission & core themes

News & agenda

Reports "China and the Netherlands"

2 Mar 2017
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LeidenAsiaCentre

On the 9th of February the book "The Netherlands through Chinese eyes" (in Dutch) was presented containing the edited research reports. Now the full reports on: "Chinese companies in the Netherlands", "Chinese students in the Netherlands" and "How do Chinese journalists perceive us" are available as well.

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Asia Cafe

The Asia Cafe will be organised through the cooperation of the China Network Guanxi, the Japanese Aluminum Association Kai and the LeidenAsiaCentre.

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latest news

Opening exhibition 'Packaging design from Japan' in Warsaw

14 Mar 2017
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LeidenAsiaCentre

The exhibition 'Too pretty to throw away: Packaging design from Japan' will be opened on the 30th of May at the Asia and Pacific Museum in Warsaw, Poland.

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Report of the Conference: “China, the Netherlands and Europe”, 9th of February

14 Feb 2017
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LeidenAsiaCentre

How do Chinese view the Netherlands, and what do they experience here? These and other matters were discussed February 9th at the conference: “China, the Netherlands and Europe” which took place in Leiden. The conference, organized by the LeidenAsiaCentre, also marked the opening of the Leiden Asia Year; the year in which the municipality, the museums and University of Leiden dedicate the majority of their programs to Asia.

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Upcoming Project: Slaves to the System; The Global Dimension

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LeidenAsiaCentre

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.

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coming events

30 May 2017

Exhibition

Opening exhibition 'Packaging design from Japan' in Warsaw

The exhibition 'Packaging design from Japan' will be opened on the 30th of May at the Asia and Pacific Museum in Warsaw

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projects

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China, the EU and the Netherlands - A Chinese Perspective

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Follow-up: Slaves to the System, The Global Dimension

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China’s role in cyber security

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Broadcasting the Chinese Dream

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Aging Japan: Leading the way into the future

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Too pretty to throw away: Packaging design from Japan

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Slaves of the system: Research on North Korean forced labour in the EU

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The effect of the influx of Chinese students and knowledge workers in the Netherlands

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Chinese investments and businesses

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The image of the Netherlands in Chinese media

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