E-Resources

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

    Call for Proposals: The Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar

    Autumn (Michaelmas) term 2017 – University of Oxford China Centre The convenors of the Oxford International History of East Asia Research Seminar invite proposals for the autumn (Michaelmas) 2017 session. We welcome proposals for seminar presentations on any aspect of [...]

    Call for Papers: Trends and Determinants of Retirement and Related Policies in Asia

    CFP: EXTENDED DEADLINE As many countries enter aging societies and face high costs for public pension funds, governments encourage people to work until later age. Policy makers have shifted their interest to the forces that influence older adults’ decisions on [...]

    Call for Papers: International Investment Treaties and National Governance

    Asia Focus The Centre for International Law at the National University of Singapore is pleased to announce a call for papers for a workshop, entitled “International Investment Treaties and National Governance”, which shall take place on 16 -17 November 2017 [...]

    Call for Papers: Environmental Asia

    Global environmental degradation and climate change are possibly the greatest challenges of our times. They have roots in humanity’s long history of creatively making use of natural resources to generate change, often with unforeseen and unpredictable consequences. As the gravity [...]

    Call for papers for Asia in Focus Issue 5

    Asia in Focus is a peer-reviewed online ournal published online twice a year by NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. Asia in Focus was initiated by NIAS to provide Master students and Ph.D. students affiliated to a Nordic institution [...]

Call for papers, Asia in Focus, Issue 5

Asia in Focus is a peer-reviewed journal published online by NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. Asia in Focus was initiated by NIAS to provide Master students and Ph.D. students affiliated to a Nordic institution a widely accessible and transnational forum to publish their findings. The focal point of the journal is the modern Asian societies viewed from the standpoints of social science and humanities. The geographical focus is the Asian countries from Central Asia to Oceania excluding Australia and New Zealand. We aim at a high academic level in a concise, focused and readable form, and publish both academic essays and academic articles.

Deadline for submissions is 21 August 2017

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Workshop on Japanese Research Tools

This year the one day annual workshop will be hosted by the University of Helsinki on 11 September 2017. There will be hands-on introductions by the vendors to the most important Japanese databases on the AsiaPortal: JapanKnowledge, Asahi Shimbun Kikuzo, Nikkei Telecom, Japan Times and Yomidas Rekishikan. The workshop is useful both for new and more experienced users of the databases as the presentations also include new features and the presentations are done in English.

Deadline for registration is 5 September 2017

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