About CeMEAS

About us

Launched in 2012, the Centre for Modern East Asian Studies (CeMEAS) plays a key role in Göttingen’s strategy to strengthen research and teaching in the field of East Asian Studies. It is one of the multi-regional and multi-disciplinary research centres at the University of Göttingen primarily aiming

  • to encourage and support innovative research on East Asia across disciplinary and
    regional boundaries.
  • to become the intellectual centre for a community of scholars and students dedicated to
    the research of East Asia.
  • to strengthen the presence of East Asian studies on campus and in the community.
  • to build international research networks with institutes and scholars of East Asia.
  • to provide a wide range of resources pertaining to East Asia for scholars, students,
    and the general public.

CeMEAS’ focus areas are:

  • State and Market in Contemporary East Asia
  • Nation and Thought in Modern East Asia
  • Rural China
  • Rule of Law in China
  • Environment and Public Space in East Asia

We welcome your comments and feedback on CeMEAS commitments and activities.
Feel free to contact us!

Katja Pessl
Kara Blumenthal

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