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Groningen Research Centre for Southeast Asia and ASEAN (SEA ASEAN)

SEA ASEAN
SEA ASEAN

Interdisciplinary

The aim of the SEA-ASEAN centre is to further inter-disciplinary research on contemporary Southeast Asia and ASEAN.

Highly Networked

We build on the successful framework of inter-faculty cooperation within Globalization Studies Groningen (GSG) and will serve side by side with our sister organization the Centre for East Asian Studies Groningen (CEASG) in the broad study of Asia.

Quality Research

We aim to bridge high quality scholarly research, with policy relevance and a concern for societal outcomes, in the study of the nations and societies of Southeast Asia and ASEAN as a regional actor.

Focus

Middle-Income and Transition. A special focus is placed on middle-income developing countries in the region with a democratic tradition - Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand - as well as countries in economic and political transition, especially Vietnam and Myanmar.


News

Preliminary program for the conference on Challenges of Governance for Innovation and Sustainability, 29th - 31st October 2018: download program

"The conference showcases leading thinkers and policymakers around challenges of governance for innovation, resilience and sustainability. The scope will focus on ASEAN-EU relations and dialogues, exploring the longstanding political and cultural relationship between both regions in light of a sustainable common future. Building upon SEA ASEAN’s key mission is to bridge both regions through research, recruitment and social impact, this conference will serve as a platform to engage our partner institutions within the ASEAN and EU region in an open dialogue and serve as the launch platform for SEA ASEAN’s upcoming publications."

March 23, 2018

A friendly lunch and meeting with a delegation from Japan at the Osaka European Center in Groningen, to hear more about the new Osaka University ASEAN Campus Initiative with Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Brunei, and the prospective of synergies with our SEA ASEAN centre.

Delegation from Japan visiting the Osaka European Center in Groningen
Delegation from Japan visiting the Osaka European Center in Groningen

March 19, 2018
A very constructive and friendly exchange of ideas between the University of Groningen and a delegation from Airlangga University, Surabaya, Indonesia, including their Rector and the head of their ASEAN centre. This was followed by a signing of a new Memorandum of Understanding by Rector Prof. Elmer Sterken and Rector Prof. Mohammad Nasih. This was followed by a presentation about our SEA ASEAN centre and opportunities for collaboration.
March 19, 2018
March 19, 2018
March 19, 2018
March 19, 2018
March 15, 2018
SEA ASEAN was pleased to participate in the launch event for the University of Groningen's new 'Aletta Jacobs School of Public Health.' This new centre is a cooperation between many different faculties, including Spatial Sciences, especially the demography department, and the Medical Faculty. We are pleased that their offices will be located within the Spatial Science faculty. Public health is an important contributor to the sustainable development goals in Southeast Asia. We are hoping to have PhD candidates from SE Asia join our SEA ASEAN research team and be part of this new research school.
Aletta Jacobs
Aletta Jacobs
March 15, 2018
March 15, 2018
March 12, 2018
SEA ASEAN director Prof. Ronald Holzhacker and PhD candidate Stanati Netipatalachoochote visited the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague on Monday.  We had a very insightful conversation with Judge Pangalangen, a Philippine citizen and the the only ICC judge from Asia.  We discussed legal developments within the court and in Southeast Asia, and Stanati discussed his research related to human rights and ASEAN.  The judge has accepted our invitation to deliver a major address at the University of Groningen on September 13, titled 'The Rule of Law in Asia.'
March 12, 2018
March 12, 2018
March 12, 2018
March 12, 2018

Scholars from the University of Groningen, both from the Faculty of Spatial Sciences and the Faculty of Arts, International Relations department, will participate soon in the launch event for the EU BRECIL project. This Erasmus+ funded project focuses on sharing knowledge and strengthing the research governance capacity of universities in Laos and Malaysia. The director of the​Groningen Research Centre for Southeast Asia and ASEAN (SEA ASEAN), Prof. Ronald Holzhacker will be meeting the partner universities from SE Asia and Europe in Vientiane, Laos for the kick off event in early April.

Recent news from the Asia-Europe meeting web-site about this network:
"The project BRECIL on "Building Social Research Capacities in Higher Education Institutions in Lao PDR and Malaysia" is a multi-country Erasmus+ KA2-CBHE joint project involving higher education institutions from both the EU (Sweden, the Netherlands and Germany) and ASEAN countries (Malaysia and Laos) that focuses on the development of research and innovative capacities for good research governance and management through capacity building in higher education systems."
Erasmus+ KA2 Project 'BRECIL'
Erasmus+ KA2 Project 'BRECIL'

February 27, 2018

Prof. Ronald Holzhacker attended an event February 27 in Brussels called 'EU - ASEAN Relations: the next forty years.' The event was organized by 'friends of europe' in conjunction with ASEAN and the EU External Action Service. Pictured here during the first session is Mr. Le Luong Minh (Secretary General of ASEAN, 2013-2017) delivering the opening key note address. Ron was able to speak to numerous Ambassadors and staff from Southeast Asian embassies, ASEAN academic centres, and EU officials about cooperation in higher education across the region. There was great interest in our ​EU ​BRECIL project​ on improving research governance at universities in Malaysia and Laos. Tomorrow Ron has additional meetings with the EU External Action Service to discuss cooperation in higher education between Europe and Southeast Asia.

EU - ASEAN Relations: the next forty years
EU - ASEAN Relations: the next forty years
February 27, 2018
February 27, 2018
February 27, 2018
February 27, 2018

February 27, 2018

Event in Brussels with the Myanmar Ambassador to the EU, Mr. U Paw Lwin Sein, on the occasion of the 70th anniversary of independence. The director of SEA ASEAN, Ronald Holzhacker spoke to the Ambassador about the seven high achieving Myanmar bachelor students currently on exchange in Groningen as part of the EU - Share program. Previously, during a meeting with all ASEAN ambassadors in the Hague, the Myanmar Ambassador and Prof. Holzhacker discussed the situation of the Rohingya in Rakine State. A high level official of the Belgian Foreign Ministry also spoke at the podium of this event in Brussels about the humanitarian crisis currently continuing in Myanmar. The director of SEA ASEAN also had an important conversation with Ms. Swe Swe Aye, a medical doctor in Myanmar, where she spoke about research related to the health care of child laborers in northern Myanmar.

Februari 27, 2018
Februari 27, 2018

February 8, 2018

The SEA ASEAN research team was very proud to attend the PhD defense of Mala Sondang in the Aula of the University of Groningen. She defended her dissertation titled ‘Corruption in Indonesia: The Impact of institutional change, norms, and networks.’  She is in the department of sociology, supervised by Prof. Rafael Wittek.

February 8, 2018
February 8, 2018
February 1, 2018

Meeting of the SEA ASEAN research team in the Academy Building of the University of Groningen, to discuss the peer reviews of the book chapters for our upcoming book 'Challenges of Governance in Southeast Asia.' We also discussed our fall conference, study trip, and book launch to take place in Brussels from October 30-November 1. Afterwards, we gathered at the residence of the Director, Ronald Holzhacker, to celebrate the New Year and the book proposal acceptance from our publisher Springer in New York City.  We also welcomed special guests this evening, Young Ok from a South Korea ministry, conducting comparative research on family policies in the Netherlands and Korea, and Indri Apiliyanti, an Indonesian PhD candidate in Norway conducting research on corporate governance, visiting the University of Groningen faculty of economics and our SEA ASEAN centre.
Februari 1, 2018 - Meeting of SEA ASEAN research team in Groningen
Februari 1, 2018 - Meeting of SEA ASEAN research team in Groningen
Februari 1, 2018 - Meeting of SEA ASEAN research team in Groningen
Februari 1, 2018 - Meeting of SEA ASEAN research team in Groningen
Februari 1, 2018 - Meeting of SEA ASEAN research team in Groningen
Februari 1, 2018 - Meeting of SEA ASEAN research team in Groningen

January 16, 2018

Ronald Holzhacker and SEA ASEAN Associate Director Wendy Tan were cordially invited by the Indonesian Ambassador to the Netherlands, H.E. Gusto Agung Wesake Puja, to an event at the embassy. This event included Ambassadors from each of the ASEAN member states and dialogue partners, on the evening before they would meet the King of the Netherlands for the opening of the diplomatic year. The speeches and presentations celebrated the hand off of the chairmanship of ASEAN from the Philippines to Singapore. Ron and Wendy were pleased to also speak to the Singaporean Ambassador to the Netherlands, and hear about the nation’s priority areas within ASEAN this year, urbanism and resiliency.

January 16, 2018
January 16, 2018
December 12, 2017
Dinner in Jakarta overlooking Fatahillah Square, with Prof. Roel van der Veen, first political officer, Netherlands Embassy to Indonesia, discussing the past three decades of political and economic development in Indonesia, and the strength of the Dutch-Indonesia relations.
December 12, 2017
December 12, 2017
December 8, 2017
A special guest lecture offered to SEA ASEAN PhD candidates in Groningen by Dr. Uli Rotthoff, University of Philippines, Diliman campus, focused on the Philippines and the human rights situation.  We work closely with the Asia Centre at UP, Diliman, where SEA ASEAN director Ron Holzhacker has also visited.
December 8, 2017
December 8, 2017
December 2, 2017
The director of SEA ASEAN was invited to deliver a key note presentation at a conference in Jakarta organized by CSEAS and the Netherlands Embassy to commemorate human rights day.  The conference was called 'Human Rights, Migration and Development in ASEAN'  and was hosted by a CNN Asian news reporter.
December 2, 2017
December 2, 2017
December 2, 2017
December 2, 2017
December 2, 2017
December 2, 2017

November 21, 2017, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines

Prof. Ronald Holzhacker, Director of SEA ASEAN, delivering a lecture to De Le Salle University bachelor and master students of international relations and development studies, on the topic of the sustainable development goals and Southeast Asia.  

November 21, 2017, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines
November 21, 2017, De La Salle University, Manila, Philippines
Prof. Holzhacker meeting the Netherlands Ambassador to the Philippines, Ms. Marion Derckx with colleagues from De La Salle University
Prof. Holzhacker meeting the Netherlands Ambassador to the Philippines, Ms. Marion Derckx with colleagues from De La Salle University
NGO Summit for Dutch Strategic Partners'
NGO Summit for Dutch Strategic Partners'
Second NGO Summit for Dutch Strategic Partners
Second NGO Summit for Dutch Strategic Partners

November 21, 2017, De La Salle University, Manila

The SEA ASEAN director attending the 'NGO Summit for Dutch Strategic Partners'  and meeting the Netherlands Ambassador to the Philippines, Ms. Marion Derckx with colleagues from De La Salle University.  

Meeting of the SEA ASEAN director with the Netherlands Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr. Wouter Jurgens
Meeting of the SEA ASEAN director with the Netherlands Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr. Wouter Jurgens
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November 17, 2017
Yangon, Myanmar
Meeting with the Rector of the University of Yangon to discuss opportunities for lecturers at the University to study at the University of Groningen.  Next to his offices, is the auditorium where Nobel Prize Winner and current State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has spoken in the past.  This is also the location where President Barack Obama spoke to students at the University of Yangon in 2012.
November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017
November 17, 2017

November 17, 2017

Meeting of the SEA ASEAN director with the Netherlands Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr. Wouter Jurgens, to discuss Dutch-Myanmar relations, the upcoming Asia Europe ASEM meeting, and opportunities for Myanmar students to study for a master or PhD at the University of Groningen.

November 14, 2017, Mandalay, Myanmar
November 14, 2017, Mandalay, Myanmar
November 14, 2017, Mandalay, Myanmar
November 14, 2017, Mandalay, Myanmar
November 14, 2017, Mandalay, Myanmar
November 14, 2017, Mandalay, Myanmar

November 14, 2017, Mandalay, Myanmar

Visit of the SEA ASEAN director to the University of Mandalay, for conversations with the Pro-Rector and the Head of the Anthropology department, Prof. Thidar Htwe Win to discuss bachelor exchange under the EU - Share program, and potential new opportunities for master and PhD study at the University of Groningen.

November 10, 2017, Bangkok

Meeting of Prof. Ronald Holzhacker at the UN ESCAP - Economics and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific - with Naylin Oo, UN Regional Advisor on ASEAN, concerning the sustainable development goals in SE Asia.  Mr. Oo, a citizen of Myanmar, has agreed to serve as  a key note speaker for the launch of our upcoming book on national and regional approaches to the SDGs in Southeast Asia and ASEAN in Brussels.

Prof. Ronald Holzhacker and Tim Zwaagstra, Groningen international officer, to Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, with the international office
Prof. Ronald Holzhacker and Tim Zwaagstra, Groningen international officer, to Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, with the international office
Prof. Ron Holzhacker meeting with Prof. Saikaew Thipakorn
Prof. Ron Holzhacker meeting with Prof. Saikaew Thipakorn

November 9, 2017

Visit of Prof. Ronald Holzhacker and Tim Zwaagstra, Groningen international officer, to Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, with the international office. In addition, meeting with Prof. Saikaew Thipakorn, to discuss the sustainable development goals and agricultural cooperation between Japanese and Thai cooperatives.

October 2017, University of Melbourne
October 2017, University of Melbourne
October 2017, University of Melbourne
October 2017, University of Melbourne
October 2017, University of Melbourne
October 2017, University of Melbourne
October 2017, University of Melbourne
SEA ASEAN director Ronald Holzhacker was invited to be a Visiting Professor at the University of Melbourne, School of Social and Political Sciences, by the Dean Prof. Mark Considine.  During his engagement there, Ron also visited the Asia Center, Professor Peter Alexander Christoff at the School of Geography, and attended events and met the director Brendan Gleeson of the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, in the Melbourne School of Design, Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning.
Visit to Gadjah Mada University
Visit to Gadjah Mada University

October 6, 2017

Visit of Dean Oscar Couwenberg (Spatial Sciences) and Prof. Ronald Holzhacker (Director, SEA ASEAN) to Dean Erwan Purwanto (FISOPOL) at Gadjah Mada University to discuss research cooperation, double degree master programs, and bachelor exchange.

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October 4, 2017

Key-Note address by Dr. Ir. Subandi Sardjoko, Deputy Minister for Development of Human Resources, Societal and Cultural Affairs,  at the UGM ASEAN Studies Center and RUG SEA ASEAN Centre 'International Working Conference on Regional and National Approaches toward the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia and ASEAN.

Conference
Conference
Conference
Conference
Dr. Ir. Subandi Sardjoko, Deputy Minister for Development of Human Resources, Societal and Cultural Affairs (Bappenas).' Here pictured with Prof. Ronald Holzhacker and Dean Oscar Couwenberg.
Dr. Ir. Subandi Sardjoko, Deputy Minister for Development of Human Resources, Societal and Cultural Affairs (Bappenas).' Here pictured with Prof. Ronald Holzhacker and Dean Oscar Couwenberg.

October 3-5, 2017, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

SEA ASEAN and its partners at Gadjah Mada University, FISOPOL and the Asean Centre, held an insightful conference with scholars from across the region on national and regional approaches to the sustainability development goals. Download the conference handbook. 'The conference had the pleasure to welcome key-note speaker Dr. Ir. Subandi Sardjoko,  Deputy Minister for Development of Human Resources, Societal and Cultural Affairs (Bappenas).'  Here pictured with Prof. Ronald Holzhacker and Dean Oscar Couwenberg.'

Visit of Dean Oscar Couwenberg (Spatial Sciences) and Prof. Ronald Holzhacker (Director, SEA ASEAN) to Gadjah Mada University
Visit of Dean Oscar Couwenberg (Spatial Sciences) and Prof. Ronald Holzhacker (Director, SEA ASEAN) to Gadjah Mada University
October 5, 2017
Visit to Gadjah Mada University, Faculty of Geography, by Dean Oscar Couwenberg, Prof. Ronald Holzhacker, and Dr. Paul van Steen.  The group was warmly welcomed by a large delegation from the faculty, led by Dean Aris Marfai, and Vice Dean Dyah Rahmawati Hizbaron (RUG Spatial Science graduate).
ASEAN Bachelor Welcome
ASEAN Bachelor Welcome
September 28, 2017
Welcoming of the EU - Share bachelor students to the University of Groningen at the home of Prof. Ronald Holzhacker.  RUG and SEA ASEAN is pleased that we were selected to receive students from Myanmar, Vietnam and Indonesia as part of this higher education cooperation between the European Union and ASEAN, and universities across the two regions.  The students seem to be settling in well in their new university and the city of Groningen!

October conference
October conference

For more information about the conference in Yogyakarta, please visit this page


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September 19, 2017
Discussion today across the University of Groningen on the international classroom project. We addressed, How to make the university relevant and welcoming for our Dutch and international students.

ASEAN University Network in Brunei
ASEAN University Network in Brunei
September 18, 2017
President Sibrand Poppema addressing the ASEAN University Network in Brunei, reaching scholars from across Southeast Asia.
Tim Zwaagstra (middle) and Sibrand Poppema (right) speak to mr. Azman Muammar from LPDP, Indonesian Finance Ministry, discussing double degree programs and other opportunities for Indonesian students to study at the University of Groningen.
Tim Zwaagstra (middle) and Sibrand Poppema (right) speak to mr. Azman Muammar from LPDP, Indonesian Finance Ministry, discussing double degree programs and other opportunities for Indonesian students to study at the University of Groningen.
September 15, 2017
University of Groningen President welcomed Groningen alumni to the Erasmus Center at the Netherlands Embassy in Jakarta on Friday.  Afterwards, the President and Tim Zwaagstra, international  recruitment officer for SEA ASEAN and the university, spoke to one of the recent graduates of the university.
Groningen alumni in Jakarta
Groningen alumni in Jakarta
September 14, 2017
The Director of SEA ASEAN, Ron Holzhacker, and PhD candidate Stanati Netipatalachoochote from Thailand, were invited by the Thai Embassy to attend this event in the Hague 'ASEAN Business Forum 2017'  organized by the Embassies of Thailand, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, and Indonesia with the Netherlands VNO-NVW-MKB business groups.

September 14, 2017
September 14, 2017
September 13, 2017
The Indonesian and Netherlands flags flying together in front of the Academy Building, to mark the state visit by the Indonesian Ambassador to the University of Groningen.

September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017
The SEA ASEAN fall conference 'Challenges of Governance in Southeast Asia and ASEAN' opened in the Historical Court Room on the campus of the University of Groningen. During the conference, PhD candidates from Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam presented their recent research. RUG President Sibrand Poppema opened the conference and introduced the key note speaker, the Indonesian Ambassador to the Netherlands, H.E. Gusto Agung Wesaka Puja.

September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017

Fall conference: Challenges of Governance in Southeast Asia and ASEAN
12 & 13 September 2017, Groningen, the Netherlands

Click for full programme


September conference
September conference

SEA ASEAN awarded Erasmus+ grant

The Groningen Research Centre for Southeast Asia and ASEAN (SEA ASEAN) has been awarded an Eramus+ grant from the European Union as part of the BRECIL consortium to improve the capacity to conduct social science research in Southeast Asia. Specifically, BRECIL aims to develop human and social capital to facilitate individual learning and institutional mechanisms in social science research in higher education institutions in Malaysia and Laos. The grant will allow SEA ASEAN to play a key role in facilitating capacity building and research governance in the region.

Prof. Ronald Holzhacker and dr. Wendy Tan, with the SEA ASEAN team will lead Work Package 3 focusing on developing and enhancing research governance, mechanisms and institutions in the partner countries. Our partners reflect a mix of European and Asian institutions as represented by Gothenburg University, University of Applied Langues SDI Munich, University of Malaya, University Utara Malaysia, National University of Laos, and Souphanouvong University. BRECIL has been granted EUR 681.035 as one of the selected 149 applications out of a total of 756 submitted. We look forward to making a substantial impact with the universities and people across Southeast Asia.
Nureni
Nureni

SEA ASEAN Centre Update: Best Paper Nomination and Recent Publication in Asia-Pacific Journal

Two PhD candidates of the Groningen Research Centre for Southeast Asia and ASEAN (SEA ASEAN) have recently achieved significant success on their way toward the completion of their dissertations at the University of Groningen.

Ms. Nureni Wijayati , a University of Groningen PhD candidate and lecturer at Universitas Indonesia, Faculty of Economics and Business, Department of Accounting, was recently nominated for ‘Best Paper ’at the 6th International Accounting Conference.Last night, on August 28 in Yogyakarta, her paper was selected second best of all entries at the three day conference by the accounting profession. The paper is titled ‘The Changing Political Landscape in Indonesia and the Value of Political Connections’ (Nureni Wijayati, Niels Hermes, Ronald L. Holzhacker).

The abstract notes that the paper investigates ‘the value of political connections during the democratic era in Indonesia. We consider that a substantial change in the political and economic framework matters in shedding light on the value of political connections. Employing a sample of 356 non-financial institution listed firms in Indonesia for the period 2000 – 2011, we find that the value of political connections shrinks in the democratic era (that is, after 2004) as the performance of firms with politically connected board members is lower than their performance during the pre-democratic era. This outcome suggests that having politically connected board members is less important during a democratic regime. Overall, our findings suggest that democracy is a moderating factor that drives businesses to be more transparent and fair in managing business transactions.’

Mr. Kuswanto , University of Groningen PhD candidate and civil servant with the Indonesian Ministry of Home Affairs, has recently published an article in the Asia Pacific Journal of Public Administration, September 2017. The article is titled ‘Bargaining between local governments and multinational corporations in a decentralized system of governance: the cases of Ogan Komering Ilir and Banyuwangi districts in Indonesia’ (Kuswanto, Herman Hoen, and Ronald Holzhacker).The paper investigates the relationships between local governments and multi-national corporations regarding foreign direct investment.The authors stress the importance of the direct bargaining by local governments with MNCs to enhance local interests to ensure ‘sound social-economic development at the local level.’


Prof. Holzhacker (front right) at the alumni event in Hong Kong
Prof. Holzhacker (front right) at the alumni event in Hong Kong

June 15, 2017: Event held at the Residence of the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong
The alumni in Hong Kong enjoyed an evening at the residence of the Consul General in Hong Kong. Annemieke Ruigrok, the Consul-General at Consulate-General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Hong Kong was pleased to meet the alumni of the University of Groningen.

During the event, Prof. Ronald Holzhacker, Director of the Groningen Research Centre for Southeast Asia and ASEAN, first discussed his work and the team of 18 Ph.D. candidates researching various aspects of governance from Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. Last year his research team organized in Groningen a Conference: Bridging East Asia & Southeast Asia. This September his research team is organizing a conference in Groningen on 'Challenges of Governance in Southeast Asia.' This will be followed by a major conference in October organized with partners at Gadjah Mada University in Indonesia, with invited professors from Southeast Asia and ASEAN centers from leading universities in the region, focused on 'National and Regional Approaches to the Sustainable Development Goals in Southeast Asia and ASEAN.' The aim of the conference is to analyze and help disseminate examples of learning across the region, to speed progress toward the economic, social, and environmental goals established by countries in Southeast Asia as part of the United Nations process.

The Inner circle of the Hong Kong Chapter: Charles Drapers (International Organisations, 1990), Hanco Halbertsma (Bedrijfskunde, 1988), Monique Bakker (Economics and Business, 2013), Wilko Wielinga (Business Administration, 2008) and Willem Jan Hoogland (Rechtsgeleerdheid, 1999)understand the need for networking and collaborating with the UG Alumni. In the coming months, they would like to organize more such events to know and meet you all. In addition to these events, the University of Groningen is also considering to organize a fundraising dinner, probably in collaboration with the Consulate-General of the Kingdon of the Netherlands in Hong Kong. More pictures of the event


Chun Ding and Ronald Holzhacker
Chun Ding and Ronald Holzhacker

June 8-13, 2017

Ronald Holzhacker visiting Prof. Chun DING, Jean Monnet Chair and Director of the Centre for European Studies Fudan University, Shanghai. Prof. Chun Ding also serves as the Director of the Dutch Studies Centre established between the University of Groningen and the University of Fudan (http://www.rug.nl/research/east-asian-studies/research/dutch-studies-centre.)  The two discussed Chinese - European relations, China-US relations, and relations between China and Southeast Asia. They intend to continue to work together to link research related to the Dutch Studies Centre and SEA ASEAN in Groningen and Yogyakarta, Indonesia.



June 6, 2017

Lecture today at the Center for Humanitarian Law, Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh.

Lecture in Phnom Penh
Lecture in Phnom Penh


June 6, 2017

Lecture today in Groningen at the SEA ASEAN Centre, Academy Building, on 'The Protracted Peace Process in the Philippines.

Poster
Poster


May 18, 2017

Discussion on the synergies between the Sustainable Development Goals during the Open Science Meeting at UGM.

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May 18, 2017

Opening of the 14th Asian Law Conference in Manila 'A uniting force?  'Asian values' and the Law' by Judge Raul Pangalangan.  Tomorrow presentation by Sea ASEAN Phd candidate Stanati Netipatalachoochote and director, Ronald Holzhacker.

Opening
Opening


May 15, 2017

Relaxed SEA ASEAN dinner outside in Yogyakarta during the Open Science Meeting, here focused on Prof. Erik Heeres, Environmental Technology, and his recent and soon to be PhD graduates from our partners in Bandung.

Dinner in Yogyakarta
Dinner in Yogyakarta

May 15, 2017

Open Science Meeting, UGM, organized by the Netherlands and Indonesian Academy of Sciences. Here Dyah Rahmawati Hizburon, Vice Dean, dept of geography, UGM, former master student, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, RUG.

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