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

    Nordic-India Business Research Conference

    The Stockholm Business School is pleased to announce its inaugural Nordic-India Business Research Conference in Stockholm during October 25-26, 2018. This conference will bring academics and practitioners from around the world to participate in a relevant, rigorous, and candid discussion [...]

    Seminar on Welfare State Regimes in East and West

    The seminar will include: Welcome by Janus Hansen, Head of Sociology Department Presentation by Chan-Ung Park, Yonsei University and Peter Abrahamson, Dept. of Sociology, UCPH: Approaching the care crisis East and West: Comparing Family Policies in East Asia and Scandinavia [...]

    The effects of parental leave on career interruption of female workers in Korea

    Childbirth and parenting have long been considered key factors for career interruption of female workers. Prof. Park’s study examines the effects of maternity and parental leave on career interruption of female employees in Korea by a panel data of female workers [...]

    Wrestling with or Embracing Digitization in the Music Industry: The Contrasting Business Strategies of J-pop and K-pop

    The 80th Stockholm Seminar on Japan During the 1980s-1990s, Japanese pop music (J-pop) was widely predicted to expand to the rest of the world. Yet, since the 2000s, J-pop has experienced a noticeable decline in its international popularity. Contrary to [...]

    Insights from Asian Development Bank

    Tomoyuki Kimura has more than 30 years of work experience, more than 14 years of which have been spent in ADB. Prior to joining the Strategy, Policy and Review Department (SPD), Mr. Kimura was Country Director in Viet Nam Resident [...]

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/ 

On 16 may the Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies (TRCCS) was officially inaugurated at the TORS Center of Knowledge at the Southern Campus of the University of Copenhagen. TRCCS is the result of a cooperation agreement between the National Central Library of Taiwan (NCL) on the one hand and Department of Cross-cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS) together with NIAS Library on the other hand.  

The agreement includes a TRCCS book collection with titles from Taiwan which will available for Nordic users via inter-library loan, a number of e-resources, as well as  exchange of information on new publications,  and assistance for  academic or professional events outside Taiwan.

The establishment of the first TRCCS represents a major strengthening on the information side for studies on Taiwan and Chinese studies, especially classic studies, in the Nordic countries.

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