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

    Asia in Focus issue 6 is out now!

    We are pleased to share with you Issue 6 of Asia in Focus! Read online or download a pdf of the entire journal or the individual manuscripts at www.asiainfocus.dk We recently made an exciting change by opening the journal up [...]

    Nordic-India Business Research Conference

    The Stockholm Business School is pleased to announce its inaugural Nordic-India Business Research Conference in Stockholm during October 25-26, 2018. This conference will bring academics and practitioners from around the world to participate in a relevant, rigorous, and candid discussion [...]

    Bernhard Karlgren 100th Anniversary Symposium

    On 22 August the University of Gothenburg arrange a one-day symposium on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Bernhard Karlgren accepting the professorship of ”East Asian Languages and Cultures” at the University of Gothenburg in the autumn of 1918. [...]

    International Academic Conference – Manga, Comics and Japan: Area Studies as Media Studies

    In 2018 Sweden and Japan celebrate the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations. This occasion provides an exceptional opportunity to reconceptualize the study of Japanese culture in a way which meets the requirements of an increasingly networked and digitalized world. Our [...]

    Canon Foundation: Research Fellowship to Japan and Europe.

    The Canon Foundation in Europe offers Research Fellowships in Europe and Japan. Every year, we have about 15 Research Fellowships for Europeans and Japanese researchers who are looking for funds to do research in Japan and Europe respectively. Who is [...]

CFP: Asia on the Move - Conference and PhD Course. 






NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies & Centre for Peace Studies, UiT invites you to "Asia on the Move": Conference and PhD Course. 

This is the 11th Annual Nordic NIAS Council Conference. 

The event will be held in Tromsø, Norway. From 5. nov 2018, 13:00 to 9. nov 2018, 16:00.

For more information, please visit the website: https://www.asiaonthemove2018.com/ 

NEWDAY Summer School Now Open for Applications

Apply now for the Nansen East-West Dialogue Academy at Nansen Academy taking place 7-17 August in Lillehammer, Norway. The summer school features lectures by prominent scholars, journalists, and thinkers as well as debates and dialogue between students and teachers on the burning issues of our time.  We invite students of BA and MA level from within all discipline to participate in an inter-disciplinary training program addressing current global challenges in a unique social setting. The main themes this year include gender and society; media and activism; climate crisis and environmental degradation – and many more!


WiseSearch - news from Greater China and beyond

WiseSearch enables searching in news sources in both Chinese and English mainly from the Greater China region in 1200 newspapers, 10000 Chinese news websites and 1500 social medias. Apart from Chinese news sources in Chinese and English, news sources from other regions in Asia are also included, e g Bangkok Post, The Nation, The Straits, Philippine Star, and South China Morning Post. How far the archive goes for older issues varies from title to title, but there are no issues older than 1998. Specific sources can be found under Media/Author. WiseSearch also contains business information from the Greater China region.

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