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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 Circulations – 9th Annual ADI Conference

    The 2017 annual ADI conference addresses the question of ‘the Asian century’ that is yet to be fully examined. We attend to the ways in which new connected histories, flows and connections both within, and beyond, territoriality are taking shape. [...]

    Tenure-track assistant professorship in Japanese Studies, Modern Japan, University of Copenhagen

    The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark, invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern Japan to be filled by February 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. About the department. The Japanese [...]

    Call for Papers | Hate Speech in Korea, Japan and France: a Comparative Approach

    International Workshop This project seeks to illuminate the national, regional and global dynamics of hate speech from diverse viewpoints that include the political, legal, historical, ideological and religio-cultural perspectives. To this end, it focuses on the cases of hate speech [...]

    BIANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INDONESIAN POLITICS AND GOVERNMENT (BICOIPG) 2017 Call for papers

    For several decades until recent years, populism has became prominent political phenomena and has attracted wide scholarly attention. In many countries, populism has surged in the forms of charismatic leaders, populist parties, and people movements. In short, not only populism [...]

    Call for papers | Civil Society in East Asian Countries: Contributions to Democracy, Peace and Sustainable Development

    The conference is dedicated to research about civil society in East Asian countries. The organizers are inviting scholars to present their insights on what role civil society is playing in East Asia, in what ways non-governmental sector is organized, what [...]

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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Creating better relations by seeking mutual understanding and harmony in diversity

In July 2017, 55 students from East Asia and the Nordic countries will gather for a 10-days summer course: NEWDAY - the Nansen East-West Dialogue Academy in Lillehammer, Norway. With NEWDAY we offer students from East Asia and the Nordic region the chance to meet and engage with each other, with top scholars and political leaders on some of the most pressing issues the world faces today.

 

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