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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.

News & Events from Nordic Perspectives

    Workshop: China’s Environmental Challenges: Domestic and Global Implications

    This workshop discusses the domestic and global aspects of China’s environmental challenges. It provides insights into individual perceptions, behaviors and realities in both rural and urban China, as well as addresses different policies and government actions. The scholars pay attention [...]

    Lecture: Transforming Deterrence – The Evolution of North Korea’s Nuclear Strategy

    In 2016, North Korea conducted its 4th and 5th nuclear tests, with more developments likely to follow in 2017. The country is coming closer becoming a de-facto nuclear-armed state, which, paired with the new U.S. administration has serious implications for [...]

    Two lectures by Frode Z. Olsen

    I – Danish-Chinese Police Cooperation II – Lecture and Book Presentation on “Not The Slightest Chance” By Frode Z. Olsen, police attaché 2008 to 2013 at the Embassy of Denmark in Beijing, China Part I: It is an elementary police [...]

    Call for Papers: Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017

    Call for papers of the Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017 “Entangled Mobilities” in Jyväskylä is now open. We invite papers which fall within the theme of the conference. The Biennial Conference of the Finnish Anthropological Society 2017 [...]

    Call for Papers and Posters: “National Human Rights Institutions in Southeast Asia: Challenges of Protection”

        Asia Centre invites the submission of abstracts on the role of national human rights institutions (NHRIs) in Southeast Asia in protecting human rights. We welcome submissions from specialists in this field, including by former and current practitioners in [...]


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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