One of Europe's leading centres for research on East Asia


Our work promotes understanding of the world's most dynamic region. Our students rate our teaching highly and our graduates have an excellent track record in the jobs market.

China’s ambition in the South China Sea: is a legitimate maritime order possible?

Professor Katherine Morton provides an alternative perspective to conventional analysis that suggests serious conflict is almost inevitable in the South China Sea.

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East Asia and its role in Global Governance

A guide to global summits and what we can expect from the 2016 G7 Japan and G20 China. Image attribution: Agência Brasil/Roberto Stuckert Filho

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Discover East Asia with us on an undergraduate course or deepen your knowledge with a taught or research postgraduate degree

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Our Research

The School has a strong focus on collaboration in multi- and inter-disciplinary research and staff members are actively engaged in research and publication at international levels of excellence.

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What our undergraduates think
What our undergraduates think
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Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
Alumni Duncan Levesley talks about his career since graduation
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The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
The Global Leadership Initiative G7 Summit
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