Our Research

The School of East Asian Studies has a vibrant research culture, with staff members actively engaged in research and publication at international levels of excellence.

Dr Peter Matanle is interviewed by E-international Relations

In his interview, Dr Matanle discusses his research on regional development, population and environment in the Asia-Pacific with a focus on the work he presented at the COP21 United Nations Climate Change Conference

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Urban Segregation and Inequality in Europe and China Conference

The Sheffield Methods Institute in collaboration with the School of East Asian Studies at the University of Sheffield is hosting a three-quarter day conference focused on residential segregation and inequality in European and Chinese cities on 31 July 2017.

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East Asia Forum Quarterly

The latest edition of East Asia Forum Quarterly ‘Strategic Diplomacy in Asia’ features an essay by Prof Katherine Morton which explores China’s changing role in Global Governance.

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World-leading Research

Research that takes place in the School is divided into three clusters. Each cluster represents an area of existing research strength and priority, and builds on the strong track record of language-based area studies and related multi- and inter-disciplinary approaches and combines and coordinates research activities from different disciplines, as well as straddling political boundaries in East Asia.

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