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.

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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.

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    Citizen Participatory Journalism in Korea

    Open lecture with Yeon-ho Oh, adjunct professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Seoul, Korea, and founder and CEO of OhmyNews. OhmyNews is a South Korean online newspaper website with the motto “Every Citizen is a Reporter”. It [...]

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    With the publication of China’s white paper on Arctic strategy and the goal of establishing a Polar Silk Road, Chinese investment supported by the Chinese state is expected to increase in the coming years. Greenland has a prominent place in [...]

    Anastasia Piliavsky: Hierarchy as a Theory of Life

    Anastasia Piliavsky, Fellow and Director of Studies in Social Anthropology at Girton College, Cambridge. Dr. Anastasia Piliavsky teaches Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. As Early Career fellow at CRASSH Piliavsky is undertaking a Newton-Leverhulme funded project “India’s democratic boom and its [...]

    China’s engagement in Pakistan, Afghanistan and Xinjiang

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New trials on the AsiaPortal

We are presently having trials for NNC institutions to
South China Morning Post Archives (1903-1998)


Times of India Archives Archives (1883-2008) 

Both until 6 December 2018.

We also have a trial to:

Chinalawinfo (English)

until 13 December 2018.

South Asia Archive

until 31 December 2018.

Please send feed-back and comments via our feed-back functions on the AsiaPortal or directly to [email protected]

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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