Thomas van Oeveren is a research intern under the supervision of Dr. Tom van den Berge. During his internship, he will conduct a research project examining Chinese investments in Indonesia with the aim of finding out what influential actors are involved, what interests drive their projects, and what political implications this might have (or not have). Thomas has completed a Bachelor’s degree in Chinese Studies and a Master’s in East Asian Studies at Leiden University and is currently pursuing a Master’s in International Relations. His interests are in the political economy of China, China’s economic statecraft, and Chinese history.
This page lists, in alphabetical order, the interns currently working at the KITLV/Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies.
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