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.

Upcoming News & Events from Nordic Perspectives

    Transnational Man: the life and trial of Cho Un Kuk, war criminal

    Guest lecture by Robert Cribb In August 1946, a Korean man, Cho Un Kuk, stood before a British war crimes court in Singapore, charged with ill-treatment of Allied prisoners of war on the Thailand-Burma Railway. With him in court were [...]

    The 59th Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS)

    The American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS) annual conference program committee invites proposals for panels, roundtables, and papers concerning China, Taiwan, and the Chinese diaspora for the 59th Annual Conference, hosted by the Walker Institute, University of South Carolina in [...]

    Beyond Europe. Politics and Change in Global and Regional Affairs

    Conference organized by the Department of Non-European Political Studies of the Faculty of Political Studies and Journalism, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań, Poland The conference will include a panel on Regional Politics and Civil Society in Taiwan dedicated to the [...]

    Interessant og krævende studenterjob på NIAS

    NIAS – Nordisk Institut for Asienstudier, et center under Institut for Statskundskab, søger en ny studerende til NIAS’ administration/service og bibliotek. Opgaverne inkluderer assistance ved events på NIAS og ved modtagelse af nordiske gæstestuderende. Opdatering af NIAS’ websites og nyhedsbreve. [...]

    40 Years with Murakami Haruki

    International conference at Newcastle University, March 8-9, 2018 2018 marks the fortieth year since Japanese author Murakami Haruki first decided to write a novel while watching a game of baseball (or so the story goes). Coinciding with this anniversary, the [...]

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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