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

    Pulling the Breaks – Regulating Chinese FDI in the EU

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    NIAS SUPRA Nordic Scholarship application deadline

    If you are working on a MA or PhD thesis during Spring 2018 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 [...]

    Call for panels | Borderland Spaces: Ruins, Revival(s) and Resources

    6th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network Ruins, Revival(s) and Resources Asian borderlands create spaces that induce dedicated livelihood strategies, inspire self-definition on both individual and collective scales, and allow for specific regimes of resource extraction. Borderlands in Asia [...]

    Building China: informal and precarious workers in China’s construction industry

    Asia Brown Bag by Sarah Swider, Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology This talk challenges the dominant narrative of China’s economic success by bringing informal workers out of the shadows and demonstrating their important role in China’s economic growth [...]

    Exploring the Soul of Traditional Chinese Art

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Information on North Korea on the AsiaPortal    

NK News and NK Pro could be useful and interesting to many users in the present tense situation with North Korea. Please note also that in PressReader you can find some North Korean newspapers, including Pyongang News.

NK News and NK Pro

NKnews/NK Pro is an independent, privately owned specialist site focused on North Korea. Content (in English)  includes access to selected newspapers and journals, news aggregator, intelligence analysis, expert surveys, in-depth articles, and tools and data about North Korea.

Asian Newspapers – Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

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