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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

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    On February 1, the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) signed between the European Union (EU) and Japan formally entered into force. Pending ratification by EU Member States is also the EU-Japan Strategic Partnership Agreement (SPA), a document outlining areas of cooperation [...]

    Connecting Europe and Asia-Pacific

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    Rethinking Feminist Political Economy: Global assembly Lines, Transformative Politics and Economic Justice in South Asia

    In this seminar, Sandya K. Hewamanne analyses how former factory workers navigate global capitalism. Sandya K. Hewamanne is Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Essex. Her talk is the first in the new SDG Asia Seminar Series, a collaboration between the Network for Asian [...]

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    The Nordic Himalaya Research Network (NHRN) Conference is an event for researchers in the Nordic region and beyond who work on all aspects of research related to the Himalaya region, spanning India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. The NHRN was established [...]

On trial - KinoDen Japanese e-books

KinoDen is a new digital library service providing access to  more than 10.000 academic e-books in a wide varity of disciplines and from various Japanese publishing houses.  During the trial period we have limited reading access, max. 20  pages,  to some 40 titles. Full-text search enabled.

In Japanese.

On trial until 31 March 2019.

KinoDen Japanese Academic e-books service

On 16 may the Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies (TRCCS) was officially inaugurated at the TORS Center of Knowledge at the Southern Campus of the University of Copenhagen. TRCCS is the result of a cooperation agreement between the National Central Library of Taiwan (NCL) on the one hand and Department of Cross-cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS) together with NIAS Library on the other hand.  

The agreement includes a TRCCS book collection with titles from Taiwan which will available for Nordic users via inter-library loan, a number of e-resources, as well as  exchange of information on new publications,  and assistance for  academic or professional events outside Taiwan.

The establishment of the first TRCCS represents a major strengthening on the information side for studies on Taiwan and Chinese studies, especially classic studies, in the Nordic countries.

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