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.

News & Events from Nordic Perspectives

    Does the New Asia Infrastructure Development Bank Add Anything New?

    Stockholm Seminar on Japan by Dr. Åsa Malmström Rognes, Research Fellow Department of Economic History, Uppsala University When China proposed a new development bank in Asia devoted to infrastructure, there were numerous questions raised. These included whether there was really [...]

    Asia Brown Bag: The independence of NOCs in Chinese foreign policy – looking at the cases of Angola and Sudan

    NIAS and ADI invite you to a brown bag lecture by Kasandra Behrndt-Eriksen, Ph.D., adjunct lecturer at the University of Copenhagen. Abstract: Chinese companies have invested largely in countries abroad in recent years, including in countries in Africa. This article [...]

    Call for Papers: International Journal of Taiwan Studies (IJTS)

    An exciting new peer-reviewed academic journal on Taiwan studies, the International Journal of Taiwan Studies (IJTS), will be launched by Brill in March 2018. IJTS, cosponsored by Academia Sinica and the European Association of Taiwan Studies (EATS), aims to be [...]

    2017 Taiwan Fellowship is open for application

    Taiwan Representative Office in Denmark are  offering Chinese language scholarships to Nordic students. Application deadline: 31 March, 2017 More information [...]

    Call for Papers – Ph.D. Course: ‘Critical perspectives on NGOs in development’

    The objective of this interdisciplinary course is to critically analyse the changing role of NGOs in development, focusing especially on health and environment. Applications are invited from February, 2017. Deadline 31 March, 2017. An early application is highly recommended due to [...]

Creating better relations by seeking mutual understanding and harmony in diversity

In July 2017, 55 students from East Asia and the Nordic countries will gather for a 10-days summer course: NEWDAY - the Nansen East-West Dialogue Academy in Lillehammer, Norway. With NEWDAY we offer students from East Asia and the Nordic region the chance to meet and engage with each other, with top scholars and political leaders on some of the most pressing issues the world faces today.

Application Deadline: May 1, 2017

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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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