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.

News & Events from Nordic Perspectives

    Call for Papers: Asia in Focus, Issue 4

    We are seeking full papers (approx. 3500 words) for the next issue of Asia in Focus. The papers which may take an academic article or academic essay format, should pertain to contemporary issues in modern Asia and be rooted in [...]

    Call for Papers and Panels: NORASIA VII conference on ‘Maritime Asia’

    The NORASIA VII conference on ‘Maritime Asia’ takes place in Oslo, 12-13 January 2017. The conference aims to explore maritime Asia from multiple perspectives to analyse how the sea influences Asian security, economics, politics, culture and society. In keeping with [...]

    Call for papers: The Migration Industry: Facilitators and Brokerage in Asia

    The migration industry signals both the privatization of migration infrastructures and the increasingly formalized involvement of brokers and agents in migration. It comes as no surprise that the “migrant-broker” or agent has emerged as an important player to understand the [...]

    Development Beyond Economic Growth: Societal Challenges in Contemporary Asia [Working Group “Global Asia”]

    The emergence of Asia as one of the most dynamic and expanding economies in the world has been a defining feature of the latter part of the 20thcentury and of the beginning of the 21st. This process has promoted, on [...]

    The 59th Conference of the American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS)

    The American Association for Chinese Studies (AACS) annual conference program committee invites proposals for panels, roundtables, and papers concerning China, Taiwan, and the Chinese diaspora for the 59th Annual Conference, hosted by the Walker Institute, University of South Carolina in [...]


Fudan University International Summer Session 2017 (July 7-Aug. 4) will provide a 4-week course study and cultural experience to students from all over the world. Students will have the opportunity to get to know China, experience Shanghai and be part of the Fudan community. Fudan students will also participate in the program. This program will help you achieve multicultural understanding, establish a global vision, and get connected with peers from all over the world.

Application Deadline: May 10, 2017

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