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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

    Hyperstructures: Re-thinking large-scale infrastructure development in Highland Asian borderlands

    Lunch talk by Galen Murton, Assistant Professor, James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia The borderlands of Highland Asia have been for decades at the center of ambitious infrastructure projects and speculations. From the Soviet construction of roads and airports in the [...]

    Public Spaces and Gendered Intersectionalities in Indian Cities

    Public Spaces and Gendered Intersectionalities in Indian Cities Do Indian cities offer women greater control over public spaces? In this seminar, Prof. Saraswati Raju from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) interrogates the a priori categorization of space into the public and the [...]

    Citizen Participatory Journalism in Korea

    Open lecture with Yeon-ho Oh, adjunct professor at the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Seoul, Korea, and founder and CEO of OhmyNews. OhmyNews is a South Korean online newspaper website with the motto “Every Citizen is a Reporter”. It [...]

    China’s activities in Greenland

    With the publication of China’s white paper on Arctic strategy and the goal of establishing a Polar Silk Road, Chinese investment supported by the Chinese state is expected to increase in the coming years. Greenland has a prominent place in [...]

    Anastasia Piliavsky: Hierarchy as a Theory of Life

    Anastasia Piliavsky, Fellow and Director of Studies in Social Anthropology at Girton College, Cambridge. Dr. Anastasia Piliavsky teaches Social Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. As Early Career fellow at CRASSH Piliavsky is undertaking a Newton-Leverhulme funded project “India’s democratic boom and its [...]

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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