E-Resources

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

    Call for Papers | The Industrial Revolution 4.0: Preparing for Disruptive Technologies in 21st Century Asia

    We are entering into a Fourth Industrial Revolution where ICBM technology (I.O.T., Cloud, Big Data and Mobile) and A.I. systems (Artificial Intelligence) could become the logic of operation that sustains the world’s economy. Automation and data-mining-based prediction technology are revolutionizing [...]

    NIAS SUPRA Nordic Scholarship application deadline

    If you are working on a MA or PhD thesis during Autumn 2017 and need some inspiration, literature or simply just time to write on your thesis, then NIAS has something to offer: the Nordic Scholarship! The Nordic Scholarship covers [...]

    Contrasting Leadership Style of Zhang Ruimin (Haier) and Ren Zhengfei (Huawei): Management of Sustained Renewal and Innovation

    Lecture by Arie Y. Lewin, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business. Recent research suggests that the leadership of Chinese companies does not seem to follow conventional western leadership theories and practice as they increasingly emerge as serious global competitors. This paper [...]

    Call for Papers | The Politics of Distribution: Migrant Labour, Development and Religious Aid in Asia

    Migrant labour has been viewed as an important factor in growth, productivity and poverty reduction in Asia where rapid economic development has raised many to middle income countries. However, parallel to the growth of these economies has arisen new challenges [...]

    NEWDAY – the Nansen East-West Dialogue Academy in Lillehammer 4-14 July 2017

    Creating better relations by seeking mutual understanding and harmony in diversity In July 2017, 55 students from East Asia and the Nordic countries will gather for a 10-days summer course: NEWDAY – the Nansen East-West Dialogue Academy in Lillehammer, Norway. [...]

Creating better relations by seeking mutual understanding and harmony in diversity

In July 2017, 55 students from East Asia and the Nordic countries will gather for a 10-days summer course: NEWDAY - the Nansen East-West Dialogue Academy in Lillehammer, Norway. With NEWDAY we offer students from East Asia and the Nordic region the chance to meet and engage with each other, with top scholars and political leaders on some of the most pressing issues the world faces today.

New Extended Application Deadline: June 6, 2017

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fudan-int-summer-school

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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