NIAS lunch lecture with guest researcher Gilda Senties

Thu, 11/27/2014 - 15:16
Agrarian change and modernity in Laos. A lunch lecture by Gilda Senties, guest researcher at NIAS. 
12/03/2014 - 12:15 to 13:00

Call for applications: grants from The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 13:04

The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation is open for applications from 1 December 2014 for its annual allocation of grants.

Deadline for applications is 16 February 2015.

Mending Sino-Japanese Relations, Policy Brief No. 165 by Lars Vargö

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 13:06
Policy Briefing No 165 by Lars Vargö - Distinguished Fellow at ISDP and former Swedish Ambassador to Japan 

New SUPRA Students

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 10:24
Hanyan Ye
Ma, Center for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University
Changing meanings of cherry blossom in Japanese history: looking into social and culture symbolism
Madelene Trang
MA, Center for East and South-East Asia Studies, Lund University
Perspectives of feminism in China

The 55th Stockholm Seminar on Japan

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:02
“Japan: a Champion for Human Rights and Democracy in East and Southeast Asia”
by Dr. André Asplund, Research Fellow, European Institute of Japanese Studies, Stockholm School of Economics
See here for more information.
Venue: Ohlinrummet, 5th floor, Stockholm School of Economics, Bertil Ohlins Gata 5
12/03/2014 - 15:00 to 16:30

PRIO seminar: Peace and a New Constitution Matters for Every Nepali

Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:55
Seminar with Bishnu Raj Upreti, Executive Director of the Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research (NCCR)
11/24/2014 - 13:00 to 15:00

Call for applications: JSPS-SSRC Fellowships (Deadline: December 1, 2014)

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 15:31

The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship Program provides recent PhD recipients and ABDs (please see program eligibility requirements) with opportunities to conduct research in Japan under the leadership of a host researcher. The Social Science Research Council serves as the nominating authority for researchers in the humanities and social sciences.

Fellows are encouraged to advance their own research and at the same time closely collaborate with young Japanese researchers and contribute to Japanese research communities.

Applications are welcome from all social science and humanities disciplines and need not be explicitly related to the study of Japan.

Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Comparative Sociology with special focus on Asia

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:59

The Department of Sociology, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Copenhagen, invites applications for a position as Associate Professor or Assistant Professor in Comparative Sociology with a special focus on Asia. The position is available from April 1st, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The deadline for applications including enclosures is January 18th, 2015.

More information about the position here.

The Nordic Centre Summer Courses

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:45

The Nordic Centre Summer Courses are designed to provide Nordic students with an opportunity to familiarize themselves with contemporary China and gain first-hand knowledge of the rapidly changing Chinese society. The courses are intended for students with little or no previous knowledge about China and China studies.

In June and July 2015, the Nordic Centre offers two separate summer course:

  • 26 June – 9 July: Chinese Politics and Society (for BA-level students)
  • 10 – 23 July: Doing Business in China ( for MA-level students)

Attached you will find our promotional materials for both courses along with a general flyer. You will also find the application form that the students need to fill in when they apply and that you will later send to the Nordic Centre.