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.

Nordic Southeast Asia Network workshops on "Demographic changes in Southeast Asia: Regional and international ramifications"

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 15:09

A group of Nordic Southeast Asia Network (N-SEA) scholars in Copenhagen, Lund and Helsinki have received a grant from The Joint Committee for Nordic Research Councils in the Humanities and Social Sciences (NOS-HS) for two exploratory workshops on “Demographic changes in Southeast Asia: Regional and international ramifications”. The workshops will take place in Copenhagen and Helsinki in 2015.

04/16/2015 to 04/17/2015

CBS lecture: Entrepreneurship in China - Lessons from an Academic's Flirtation with Reality

Thu, 11/13/2014 - 13:13
11/19/2014 - 16:00 to 17:30

Lunch lecture by Dr Atreyee Sen

Tue, 11/11/2014 - 14:14

Torture and laughter: Political incarceration and the art of performing happiness in an urban Indian prison

Lunch lecture by Dr Atreyee Sen, Lecturer in Contemporary Religion and Conflict, Department of Religions and Theology, University of Manchester.

Time: 18 November, 12:00-13:00
Place: NIAS, CSS, room 18.1.08
Organizers: ADI and Dept. of Anthropology

Feel free to bring your own lunch. There will be coffee/tea.

11/18/2014 - 12:00 to 13:00

Networking seminar: Hong Kong as a hub for joint venture and an update on the protests

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 16:20
Hong Kong Trade Development Council and Denmark - Hong Kong Trade Association sincerely invite you to a networking seminar on how to use Hong Kong as a platform for joint venture.
Seminar starts at 11:30 followed by networking lunch served in buffet style
11/20/2014 - 13:30 to 14:00

Book exhibition: Japan, Portugal and Spain - Encounters in the 1500 and 1600 century.

Mon, 11/10/2014 - 16:03
More information about the exhibition (norwegian): Here
Library of Humanities and Social Sciences
University of Oslo Library


Fri, 11/07/2014 - 14:40

The seminar presentations focus on how Asian states such as China, Japan, South Korea and India, all of which have been recently accepted to be the new Permanent Observers of the Arctic Council, are developing strategies on the Northern Sea Route. The opening up of this sealane passage in Eurasian Arctic waters with the reported retreating of the polar ice cap is of enormous strategic significance for future trade, environmental and geopolitical relations.

12/11/2014 - 09:00 to 16:00