Dear friends and colleagues,

You are cordially invited to the first Taipei Cleveringa Lecture on Monday 27 November. The Cleveringa lectures are annually organized by Leiden alumni around the world, in recognition of the protest lecture delivered by Prof. R. P. Cleveringa during the occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. The Taipei Cleveringa Lecture is an activity of the Vereniging Nederlandstaligen Taiwan (VNT: and organized by the VNT on behalf of het Leids Universiteits Fonds (LUF). The Netherlands Trade and Investment Office (NTIO:  provides further support.

Sunday 12 November, we will hike the "Shipai to Xin-beito" trail.

We will meet at Qilian Station at 8.45 hrs. See also the the agenda for other details.