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

    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. [...]

    Guest lecture: China’s Arctic Policy – The ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative and the Nordic Countries

    The Finnish China Law Center, in collaboration with the Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki, is pleased to announce an upcoming guest lecture, ‘China’s Arctic Policy – The ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative and the Nordic Countries’. The lecture [...]

    Chinese Diplomacy and the World Relations

    China’s path of modernization has a major impact on its foreign policy and strategy. With China’s reform and opening-up, Chinese diplomacy experienced the first major change. After the 18th National CCP Congress, Chinese diplomacy experienced the second major change, which [...]

    ChinaTalk and Panel Debate: AIIB – Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    In collaboration with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ThinkChina and the University of Copenhagen are proud to invite you to a ChinaTalk lecture and panel debate on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) featuring its Danish treasurer, Mr. Søren Elbech, [...]

    Hierarchies of Misery in Rodrigo Duterte’s Philippines

    Join us at NIAS on 27 August at 5pm for a public guest lecture by Dr Nicole Curato, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra Whose suffering counts in Rodrigo Duterte’s Philippines? [...]

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/ 

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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