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EU-India Relations in the Spotlight

EU-India Relations in the Spotlight

As part of a special Republic Day report for Indian news channel NewsX, EIAS experts Mr Alberto Turkstra, Ms Angela Sarafian and Mr Edward Danks, along with other commentators from across the world, shared their perspectives on President Modi’s recent vision of a ‘New India’, unveiled in Davos last week, and the present and future

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New Book by EIAS Associate Researcher Richard Turcsanyi

New Book by EIAS Associate Researcher Richard Turcsanyi

EIAS Associate Researcher Dr Richard Turcsanyi has recently published a book entitled “Chinese Assertiveness in the South China Sea”. This book offers an assessment of China’s assertive foreign policy behavior with a special focus on Chinese policies in the South China Sea (SCS). By providing a detailed account of the events in the SCS and

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EIAS Concludes Working Visit to Uzbekistan

EIAS Concludes Working Visit to Uzbekistan

A delegation from the European Institute for Asian Studies, comprised of Mr Axel Goethals, CEO; Mr Frederic Carlier, Senior Associate and Mr Alberto Turkstra, Programme Coordinator, visited Uzbekistan from 8 to 13 November to attend the high-level conference “Central Asia: One Past and a Common Future, Cooperation for Sustainable Development and Mutual Prosperity” held in

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China to Lead the Way in International Development, Say EIAS Experts

China to Lead the Way in International Development, Say EIAS Experts

Considering the rhetoric of President Trump and the US foreign policies, the recent developments in Europe and Brexit’s impact, there is little other alternative than China to carry out the global cause of development. This is what the Programme Coordinator of the European Institute for Asian Studies, Mr Alberto Turkstra commented live from Brussels for

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EIAS Participates in the International Conference “Islam in Modern Secular States” held in Kyrgyzstan

EIAS Participates in the International Conference “Islam in Modern Secular States” held in Kyrgyzstan

EIAS Senior Associate Mr Frederic Carlier participated on September 28 and 29 in the International Conference “Islam in Modern Secular States” held in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, and organised by the State Commission on Religious Affairs of the Kyrgyz Republic. The goal of the conference was to discuss the preservation of  the cultural identity of nation-states, preventing the infiltration

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Call for Applications: MINERVA EU-Japan Fellowship Programme

Call for Applications: MINERVA EU-Japan Fellowship Programme

The EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation proposes a 6 month in-house fellowship scheme in Japan, designed to support its research and policy analysis of EU-Japan economic and industrial issues. The Research Fellow will undertake research work on a selected priority topic of the Centre, which should result in a consistent policy report (70-100 pages), to

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EIAS Hosts Delegation from the Ministry of Unification of the Republic of Korea

EIAS Hosts Delegation from the Ministry of Unification of the Republic of Korea

EIAS had the pleasure to welcome an honourable Delegation from the Ministry of Unification of the Republic of Korea for an informal expert roundtable discussion on 25th September 2017. The Korean delegation was headed by the Director-General, Inter-Korean Dialogue Planning Department, Office of Inter-Korean Dialogue, Ministry of Unification, Mr. Park Chul. The EIAS put together

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Insights from the 2017 Indonesia Interfaith Scholarship

Insights from the 2017 Indonesia Interfaith Scholarship

From 23 to 31 July, EIAS Programme Coordinator Mr Alberto Turkstra participated in the 2017 Indonesia Interfaith Scholarship funded by the Ministry for Religious Affairs of Indonesia. The week-long tour included meetings in Jakarta with the EU Delegation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Religious Affairs and the Indonesian Parliament. Other cities visited included Semarang,

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