|Date:||04 November 2015|
Silvia Cortés has won the MA Thesis Award East Asian Studies 2015 with her master's thesis "China's Public Diplomacy in Latin America". She was awarded because of the the quality of her research and writing and especially the contribution towards the much...
|Date:||04 November 2015|
Most of us will be familiar with the strong meanings attached to numbers in East Asia. Indeed, the prize money for the MA Thesis Award in East Asian Studies in Groningen is EUR 888, referring to positive connotations attached to the number eight in Asia:...
|Date:||24 September 2015|
Last summer, I participated in the Netherlands-Asia Honours Summer School (NAHSS). It was a life changing experience!
As an International Relations and International Organization (IRIO) student, I have a special interest in the rise of China within Asia,...
|Date:||16 September 2015|
|Author:||Matthijs Verver (student Peking Summer School)|
As big as my home town, more inhabitants, more facilities. That’s the campus of Peking University. People tell me approximately 10.000 people reside in these dorms, while I come from a Dutch town with nearly 7000 inhabitants. Here you can buy phones, go to...
|Date:||20 August 2015|
|Author:||Bart-Jan van der Sleen|
Culture; the ideas, customs and social behaviour of a particular people or society. You can find different cultures within a village, a country and between the different continents and it’s impossible to say your own culture is best, because it is directly...
|Date:||15 July 2015|
Plastic food replicas appear in the windows and display cases of restaurants and food stalls throughout Korea. Once made from wax, today they are usually made out of polyvinyl chloride plastic.
|Date:||07 May 2015|
De traditionele Chinese filosofie van ‘De Weg’ (dào) krijgt in de Chinese hedendaagse context ineens een heel nieuwe betekenis. Het zeer omvangrijke implementatieplan van ‘One Belt, One Road’ (afgekort: OBOR) dat door Xi Jinping afgelopen maart op het Boao...
|Date:||01 April 2015|
5440 Miles, 911 days, and a cultural difference apart from the third ASEM Rectors’ Conference (ARC3) host city, the ARC4 Students’ Forum took place in Hangzhou, China, on 23-24 March 2015. Hosted by Zhejiang University, ARC4 was co-organised by the...
|Date:||27 March 2015|
Afgelopen woensdag ondertekende Mr. Sibrand Poppema, collegevoorzitter van de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen in aanwezigheid van premier Rutte een overeenkomst met de China Agricultural University uit Beijing en de Chinese stad Yantai. De RUG wil in Yantai...
|Date:||19 February 2015|
|Author:||Jochem de Kok|
In recent years there has been an increase in high-profile trade defense cases between the EU and China, relating to key export products like solar panels, wines, polysilicon (a raw material used by the solar panel industry) and mobile telecommunication...