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Coimbra Spring 2016 Meeting

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Tenth Anniversary Research Workshop: Coimbra/Portugal, May 26–27, 2016

Theme: "New Silk Road in the Context of East Asian Relations and Wider International Implications"

The workshop was organized by the University of Coimbra, Portugal.

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CIDOB Consolidates its Position among the Best Think Tanks of the World

In the 2015 edition of the Global Go To Think Tank ranking which the University of Pennsylvania produces every year, CIDOB escalates two places compared to last year’s ranking, reaching the 28th position in the category that evaluates the best think tanks in the world excluding the US ones (28 over 139). CIDOB consolidates its position in Western Europe and repeats leadership in Southern Europe. 

This year, the index introduces a new category classifying the Best Independent Think Tanks where CIDOB is ranked. Moreover, CIDOB is the number 7 out of 100 Think Tanks to Watch escalating three positions from last year index. CIDOB appears for the first time in the category of Best Think Tank Network. 

Regarding the categories classified by area of research, CIDOB is in the position 58 out of 133 Top Think Tanks in Foreign Policy and International Affairs; and maintains the same position (50 out of 107) among the Top Defence and National Security Think Tanks.

The "Global Go To Think Tank Index" is the only international index that assesses the work and impact of think tanks and is the result of an open nomination process followed by an experts’ commission review. The 6,846 think tanks listed in the database of the Think Tanks and Social Civil Program have been contacted and encouraged to participate, as well as more than 4,750 journalists, policy-makers, public and private donors, research centres and experts. 

The 2015 Global Go To Think Tank Index Report will be available at the webpage gotothinktank.com

 

Joint Duisburg and Lyon Workshop in Lyon, September 19, 2015

Theme: "Cities in Energy Transition: Comparative Analysis of Policies and Strategies in Europe and Asia"

The workshop is organized by the Institut d’Asie Orientale, together with Triangle, in Lyon and by the Institute of East Asian Studies in Duisburg.

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Research Workshop: Venice, May 14–15, 2015

Themes of the workshop:

"Water in East Asia. Interfacing Environmental Risk, Culture, and Society" and
"Cultural and Science Diplomacy in a Globalising World. Politics and Culture in East Asia-Europe Relations"

The workshop was organized by the Department of Asian and North African Studies and the School of Asian Studies and Business Management of Ca’ Foscari University, Venice.

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EastAsiaNet Award for Academic Books and Articles granted in April 2014

At the 11th EastAsiaNet research workshop and business meeting held at Halifax Hall, the University of Sheffield in April 2014, the Board approved the jury to reach a decision on the second EastAsiaNet Awards for Academic Books and Articles. In June 2014, the jury agreed the two winners. The purpose of the EastAsiaNet Award is to recognize and encourage exemplary scholarship in contemporary East Asian studies with a social science focus.

To read more about the EAN Award and the award winners please click here.

 

EastAsiaNet Award for Academic Books and Articles granted in October 2012

At the 10th EAN research workshop and business meeting held at the CIDOB Foundation of Barcelona in October 2012, the first EastAsiaNet Awards for Academic Books and Articles were granted. The purpose of the EastAsiaNet Award is to recognize and encourage exemplary scholarship in contemporary East Asian studies with a social science focus.

To read more about the EAN Award and the award winners please click here.

 

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