Research on Asia in the Nordic region
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.
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.
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.
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With the goals of further strengthening the fundamentals of international research into Japan and deepening understanding of Japan, the Hakuho Foundation Japanese Research Fellowship invites leading international researchers of the Japanese language, Japanese language education, Japanese literature and Japanese culture
Arctic Symposium – Foreign Investment in Greenland This symposium addresses some of the current most central aspects relating to foreign investment in Greenland, including the needs and prospects, legal challenges in relation to investment protection, the potential for Chinese investments
We are pleased to announce that Issue 3 of Asia in Focus is out! Geographically we cover China, Japan and India this time. The content embraces diverse analytical frameworks that have not been taken up in previous issues such as
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
Asia in Focus is a Nordic journal on Asia published by NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and is freely available online. We kindly invite Master students and Ph.D. students from the humanities and social sciences, who are
The SUPRA Nordic scholarship is one of the most important features of NIAS' Support Programme for Asian Studies. It is designed to make NIAS’ library and other resources accessible to PhD candidates and MA students in the Nordic countries. The scholarship covers inexpensive travel to and from Copenhagen and accommodation in a NIAS room at Nordisk Kollegium, with full board for a period of two weeks. Stays are subject to a time schedule administered by NIAS.
Databases of the History of Contemporary Chinese Political Movements 1949-1976
This e-resource consists of 4 separate databases of collected Chinese source material:
1. The Chinese Cultural Revolution Database (1966–1976),
2. The Chinese Anti-Rightist Campaign Database (1957–),
3. The Chinese Great Leap Forward–Great Famine Databases (1958–1962),
4. The early-mid 1950s Chinese Political Movements Databases, covering sources on the Land Reform, the Thought Reform, and the Three Socialist Transformation.