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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    Zen and the art of magic, amulets and funerals

    – introduction to Japanese religion past and present Public talk by Jørn Borup, Aarhus University Japanese religion is Zen meditation in mountain monasteries. But it is also funeral business and folk religious rituals, ancient mythologies, nationalistic Shinto and post-3/11 green [...]

    Philosopher Kings and Oriental Despots : Leibniz and the Enlightenment Debate Concerning China

    Guest lecture by Eric S. Nelson, Associate Professor of Humanities at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. In this guest lecture Eric. S. Nelson will discuss the ethical-political and political theological contexts of Leibniz’s reception and interpretation of Chinese political culture [...]

    The Indus River Basin as Sovereign Space: Nature and the Partition of India

    The Indus Basin of contemporary India and Pakistan witnessed the development under British colonial rule of the largest, integrated irrigation system in the world.  The development of this system not only transformed production in the region, but also came to [...]

    Call for Papers | First AEEAO International Conference “Creating New Synergies: Beyond Our Frontiers”

    The First AEEAO International Conference should be a rendezvous where scholars in the field of EAS might interact with other colleagues and share their research outcomes. Therefore, the Organising Committee of the conference would like to invite researchers to send [...]

    CCKF-ERCCT Short-Term Resident Fellow Programme 2017/2018

    The European Research Center on Contemporary Taiwan – A CCK Foundation Overseas Center (CCKF-ERCCT) at the University of Tübingen, Germany, pursues the objective of promoting and facilitating postgraduate social science research on contemporary Taiwan and scholarly cooper-ation between Europe and [...]

Information on North Korea on the AsiaPortal    

NK News and NK Pro could be useful and interesting to many users in the present tense situation with North Korea. Please note also that in PressReader you can find some North Korean newspapers, including Pyongang News.

NK News and NK Pro

NKnews/NK Pro is an independent, privately owned specialist site focused on North Korea. Content (in English)  includes access to selected newspapers and journals, news aggregator, intelligence analysis, expert surveys, in-depth articles, and tools and data about North Korea.

Asian Newspapers – Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

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