Asia brown bag lecture: Anders Blok 11 September 12:00-13:00 at NIAS

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 17:27

Asia brown bag lecture: Anders Blok

NIAS and ADI invite you to a brown bag lecture on:

Worlding cities through their climate projects? Urban ecological experiments in Europe and Asia

Date: 
09/11/2014 - 12:00 to 13:00

PRIO seminar: Sino-Japanese Relations - Paths towards a De-Escalation of Conflict

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 16:03

Sino-Japanese RelationsAt this seminar, Professor Stein Tønnesson and Director of Peace Affairs at Soka Gakkai, Kimiaki Kawai will give presentations, followed by comments and discussion. More detailed information will follow.

Date: 
08/26/2014 - 14:00 to 16:00

PRIO seminar: Democracy and Law in the Quest for Peace in South Asia

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:57

Democracy and Law in the Quest for Peace in South AsiaPRIO, ​the Norwegian 14 August Committee and the Stef​anus Alliance have the pleasure of hosting an encounter with laywer, judge, activist and global citizen Asma Jahangir. The Seminar will be chaired by Kri

Date: 
09/01/2014 - 14:00 to 16:00

Photo exhibition: Brush and Shutter

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:50

Date: 
08/15/2014 to 11/16/2014

The Oslo Buddhist Studies Forum: The Varieties of Contemplative Experience Study

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 15:28

The Varieties of Contemplative Experience project is based upon nearly 100 interviews with contemporary Buddhist practitioners, Buddhist teachers, scholars of religion, and clinicians. The project aims to come to a more comprehensive understanding of the wide range of experiences that occur during various contemplative practices, especially those that are reported as being particularly unexpected, challenging or difficult.

Date: 
08/27/2014 - 16:15 to 18:00

Lecture: Chinese, Islamic and Western Culture. Does the Difference Matter for Development?

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 13:27

By Sven Burmester

Abstract:
China is a success. Egypt is a failure.  How much does culture matter?
Based upon extended stays in Egypt, China and with a home address in Washington since 1971, Mr. Burmester will explore these questions and share with us his observations.

Date: 
09/11/2014 - 15:30 to 17:00

Tomas Cole defends his MA thesis

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 12:59

Tomas Cole is a student from the Department of Anthropology at University of Copenhagen and has been a workplace student at NIAS for the last 6 months.

Fourth SASNET/SASA Fika without borders event focuses on Maldives

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 17:26
Date: 
08/26/2014 - 17:00 to 19:00

"Enacting Pregnant Women, Enacting the Foetus: Prenatal Screening and Testing in Taiwan" Lunch Lecture by Liwen Shih Assistant Professor, Taipei Medical University

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 16:27

We invite you to this lunch talk by assistant professor Liwen Shih, who has been a visiting researcher at NIAS the last couple of month.

Date: 
08/26/2014 - 12:30 to 13:30

Current SUPRA students at NIAS

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 15:27

Suvi Baloch, University of Helsinki
Topic: Discourses on gender violence in Karachi

Payam Mokari, University of Eastern Finland
Topic: Effects of cognitive abilities on second language vowel learning

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