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

    The Anthropology of South Asian Politics Today

    Lisa Björkman is Assistant Professor, Department of Urban & Public Affairs, University of Louisville. She has written on the encounter in the Indian city of Mumbai between liberalising market reforms and the materially-dense politics of the city’s water infrastructures, exploring [...]

    Morgenstierne Seminar: The anthropology of South Asian politics today

    Lisa Björkman and Nicholas Martin will give join forces at this double lecture. Lisa Björkman is Assistant Professor, Department of Urban & Public Affairs, University of Louisville. She has written on the encounter in the Indian city of Mumbai between [...]

    Morgenstierne Seminar Double Lecture: The anthropology of South Asian politics today

    Lisa Björkman is Assistant Professor, Department of Urban & Public Affairs, University of Louisville. She has written on the encounter in the Indian city of Mumbai between liberalising market reforms and the materially-dense politics of the city’s water infrastructures, exploring [...]

    SUPRA Nordic Scholarship for MA and PhD students Fall 2018

    If you are working on a MA or PhD thesis during Fall 2018 and need some inspiration, literature or simply just time to write on your thesis, then NIAS has something to offer: the Nordic Scholarship! The Nordic Scholarship covers [...]

    Funding opportunity for Postdocs

    Allocation of Special Strategic Funds from the Forum for Asian Studies, Stockholm University The Forum for Asian Studies at Stockholm University will during the 2018-2019 academic year offer funding for postdoctoral researchers to write grant proposals focusing on Asia, aimed [...]

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!

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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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