News Archive

On 8 December the European Institute for Asian Studies, in cooperation with the Taipei Representative Office in the EU and Belgium, hosted a roundtable on “EU-Taiwan Trade and Investment Relations: State of Play and Next Steps”, to present the findings of research conducted by EIAS and ECIPE.

The Young Initiative on Foreign Affairs and International Relations (IFAIR) invites students, young researchers and practitioners to participate in the 2nd Interregional EU-ASEAN Perspectives Dialogue, running under the heading “Building global partnerships – Which role for the EU and ASEAN?”, taking place between 14 and 28 March 2015.

On 18 November, the 3rd KINU Human Rights Forum in Europe took place in Brussels. The event was co-organised by the Korea Institute for National Unification (KINU) and the European Institute for Asian Studies (EIAS) and was attended by 40 experts.

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation is launching the 5th session of its “MINERVA” EU-Japan Fellowship (1 April - 30 September 2015): a 6 months in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, targeting EU and Japanese academics, trade/economic analysts and civil servants.

Ms Theresa Fallon, Senior Associate at EIAS, has been awarded the Vietnamese Ambassador's Distinction Award for her contribution to strengthening the relationship between Vietnam and the European Union.

The UACES Collaborative Research Network (CRN) on EU-China relations is announcing the Call for Papers for the Fourth Workshop on Europe-China Relations in Global Politics, titled “Cities as Actors in EU-Asia Cooperation.”

Ms Lin Goethals, EIAS Director for Asia and Visiting Fellow at the European Union Centre in Taiwan; and Mr Richard Turcsanyi, EIAS Associate and PhD Candidate at the Institute of Asia Studies in Slovakia; presented their research at the National Central Library of Taiwan as part of their participation in the Taiwan Fellowship programme of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Proposed paper topics include knowledge economy and development, intellectual property rights, environment and energy, security intelligence and information sharing, research and higher education cooperation and the circulation of people.

An article by H.E. Mme. Yang Yanyi, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the EU.

The 12th Annual Conference of the European Association of Taiwanese Studies (EATS) will take place at Jagiellonian University in Kraków, 8-10 April 2015.

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