E-Resources

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.

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    The Greenhouse has two PhD positions available under the theme environmental citizenship. Projects can be historical, literary, religious, or pedagogical (or any combination thereof). The positions are fully salaried for three years, with only research toward the PhD and coursework [...]

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    The Department of Social Anthropology at the University of Bergen welcomes candidates to apply for a permanent position as Associate Professor in Social Anthropology. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the long term development of the research and [...]

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    Korea in the 21st century is a rapidly changing society with many different groups of people migrating there, but also more Koreans are migrating elsewhere. This means that there has been a great transformation taking place on a peninsula that [...]

Asia in Focus Issue 7 is out now!

We are pleased to share with you the latest issue of Asia in Focus!

Asia in Focus is a unique open source peer reviewed journal that focuses on contemporary Asia with a strong focus on the social sciences and the humanities. The journal only publishes academic articles, academic essays and book reviews written by early career researchers (students and recent graduates following Masters and PhD programs) who are studying at institutes of higher education in Europe.

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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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