Research on Asia in the Nordic region
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.
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.
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.
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May 21, 2018 - 13:15-15:00
Seminar: Where the Silk Road Economic Belt meets the Polar Silk Road: Nordic prospects, visions, projects
May 22, 2018-May 23, 2018
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May 23, 2018-May 24, 2018
May 23, 2018 - 12:30-13:30
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.
Gain Access to Asia Studies resources
Use our AsiaPortal resources in your teaching and assignment writing