International Institute for Asian Studies

The International Institute for Asian Studies IIAS was established (1993) by the Dutch Ministry of Education as an inter-university institute.  It is based at Leiden University, where it works as a globally oriented interdisciplinary institute with strong connections throughout the Netherlands, Europe, Asia and beyond. It contributes contributing to a more integrated understanding of Asia today by focusing on relevant themes and issues together with scholars and practitioners throughout the world. 

The entry of the main website is here, whilst the following direct links may prove useful:

Staff and Fellows
Books The IIAS publishes three series Global Asia, Asian Cities, and Asian Heritages
Newsletters Archive