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

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News & agenda

Launch Database North Korean Posters

13 June
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LeidenAsiaCentre

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.

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Debate Night: China's Relations

NGIZ Amsterdam, SIB Amsterdam and the Leiden Asia Centre will host a debate night about China's relations on the 20th of June in Amsterdam

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latest news

‘North Korean forced Labour in the EU: the Polish Case’ at the ILO

19 June 2017
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LeidenAsiaCentre

Important role for LeidenAsiaCentre research, ‘North Korean forced Labour in the EU: the Polish Case’ at the International Labour Organisation (ILO).

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Aging Japan: mid-term symposium

1 June 2017
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LeidenAsiaCentre

On May 22, the mid-term symposium for the Aging Japan project took place in Leiden. Several societal partners and exxperts in the field gathered to discuss the preliminary research findings and to give feedback.

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Report Conference: New Perspectives on the Export of North Korean Labour

29 May 2017
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LeidenAsiaCentre

On Friday May 19th, the LeidenAsiaCentre project team ‘Slaves to the System’ and the Database Center for North Korean Human Rights (NKDB) co-hosted a seminar entitled “New perspectives on the export of North Korean labour: modern slavery, human trafficking and accountability”. Over 70 people attended the lectures and discussions related to North Korean forced labour abroad.

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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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