Leiden, Lipsius; March 30, 13:00 – 17:30 hours: Asia and the Dutch: 400 years of interactions across the globe

On the 30th of March, the Historical Study Association and Chinese Study Association will jointly organize a symposium that aims to highlight the interactions that were of major importance in shaping the heritage that is marked by a unique blend of Dutch an Asian influence and changing interactions for nearly half a century. It is part of the Leiden-Asia year, that celebrates the old and enduring relationship between the Dutch and Asia. The themes that they’d like to discuss are:
> Diplomatic relationships between Asia and the Netherlands

> Scramble for the spices: trade, diplomacy, knowledge exchange and war at the Southeast Asian trade hub of Makassar

> The migration history of the Chinese Indonesians to the Netherlands
> World War Two and the Crisis of Empire in Asia (Dr. Ethan Mark, specialized in modern Japanse history with particular expertise in Japanse imperialism and the social and cultural history of the 1920s-1940s)

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Link: http://www.leidenasiayear.nl/

Address: Cleveringaplaats 1, 2311 ES Leiden

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