Find the information you need for your research on Asia in our collection of databases, journals, newspapers and selected websites. If your institution is an NNC partner, you have access to e-books from NIAS Press and specialized databases for research on Asia.

Nordic Perspectives

Keep up to date with academic news and events in the Nordic region, find Nordic research publications and networks, and check out upcoming research themes in our online journal by Nordic early career researchers.

Asia In Focus

The Asia in Focus journal is published online twice a year by NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. NIAS is a Nordic research and service institute focusing on Asia’s modern transformations.

Upcoming News & Events from Nordic Perspectives

    Digital Asia: Visions, Transformations, and Engagements

    East and Southeast Asia is today one of the most dynamic regions when it comes to development and use of information and communication technologies, as well as home to the world’s largest Internet populations. This event will discuss the Asian [...]

    A Billion Ballots: Managing the World’s Largest Democracy

    India is by far the world’s largest democracy. With an electoral body comprising of over 800 million constituents, the sheer magnitude of the process is daunting. However, the country has made significant progress in its efforts to ensure elections are [...]

    Asia – Transcending the Middle-Income Challenge

    NUPI has the pleasure of hosting the presentations of this year’s Asian Development Outlook. What challenges are middle-income economies facing? The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2017 (ADO) provides a comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic issues [...]

    JapanSessions: Shiro Yoshioka

              Toshio’s Movie Castle: A Historical Overview of Studio Ghibli’s Collaboration and Promotional Strategies Public guest lecture by Shiro Yoshioka, Lecturer in Japanese Studies, University of Newcastle. The talk will focus on the role of producer [...]

    Mission Incomplete: Reflating Japan’s Economy

    The 71st Stockholm Seminar on Japan Mission incomplete! This phrase neatly captures the progress made by the Bank of Japan (BOJ) in reflating the economy. In April 2013, the BOJ launched an unprecedented quantitative and qualitative monetary easing policy. The [...]

Creating better relations by seeking mutual understanding and harmony in diversity

In July 2017, 55 students from East Asia and the Nordic countries will gather for a 10-days summer course: NEWDAY - the Nansen East-West Dialogue Academy in Lillehammer, Norway. With NEWDAY we offer students from East Asia and the Nordic region the chance to meet and engage with each other, with top scholars and political leaders on some of the most pressing issues the world faces today.

Extended Application Deadline: May 15, 2017

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Fudan University International Summer Session 2017 (July 7-Aug. 4) will provide a 4-week course study and cultural experience to students from all over the world. Students will have the opportunity to get to know China, experience Shanghai and be part of the Fudan community. Fudan students will also participate in the program. This program will help you achieve multicultural understanding, establish a global vision, and get connected with peers from all over the world.

Application Deadline: May 10, 2017

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