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Focus Asia 2004

25-27 May & 25-26 November

FOCUS ASIA 25-27 May 2004

The first Focus Asia public lecture series was held in May 2004. The speakers were the leading experts in Europe in their respective fields of research. The lectures covered the entire region from Indonesia to Japan, and dealt with a wide range of timely issues, from new perspectives on Indonesia’s modern history and China’s cultural heritage, to the growth of new high-tech industries in South-East Asia, the continuing problems of the Japanese economy, and the changing world of the consumer in China and Japan.


FOCUS ASIA 25-26 November 2004

In November 2004 the lectures focused on security issues, media and the illegal economy.