at achieving international academic excellence and influence, IEAS fosters the
study of contemporary and historical East Asia in global perspective,
disseminates academic knowledge about this region through focusing on East
Asia-related research projects and serves as the intellectual gathering point
of scholars for it globally. The long-term goal of IEAS is to develop into one
of the foremost research institutions on East Asian studies at the economic,
social and cultural service of Zhejiang Province.