Call for Applications: Japanese Studies PhD Research Grants.

June 18, 2019 - 14:15 -

Research Grants for PhD Candidates in Contemporary Japanese Studies, 2020 Welcome to apply for research grants for PhD candidates enrolled at Nordic institutions/universities in all subjects within the broad field of contemporary Japanese studies, to cover costs for conducting research

Asian Dynamics Initiative is looking for a new student assistant

June 24, 2019 - 08:00 -

Asian Dynamics Initiative is looking for a new student assistant. Asian Dynamics Initiative (ADI) is a cross-faculty Asia focus at the University of Copenhagen. ADI aims at coordinating existing research and teaching on Asia as well as creating a common platform for new, interdisciplinary Asian

Workshop: The People’s State

March 19, 2019 - 19:12 -

Workshop convened by Ravinder Kaur and Nayanika Mathur Over the past two decades, a rich scholarship has emerged around the “everyday state” as an analytical category of social and political life. What has underpinned this approach was the idea that

Asia on the Move – Call for papers

June 20, 2018 - 11:43 -

Asia – a region that contains nuclear states, the second and third largest economies in the world, the largest global population – is on the move! The continent which has changed the most in the 21st century is Asia: be

Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies Inaugurated

June 4, 2018 - 14:29 -

On 16 may the Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies (TRCCS) was officially inaugurated at the TORS Center of Knowledge at the Southern Campus of the University of Copenhagen. TRCCS is the result of a cooperation agreement between the National


February 16, 2018 - 10:34 -

Now the 5th issue of Asia in Focus – a Nordic journal on Asia by  early career researchers is out! In the first paper Therese Boje Mortensen necessarily puts international human rights conventions into a local context, and questions the normative acceptance

Call for Applications: The Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation

January 4, 2018 - 14:51 -

The objective of the foundation is to enhance exchange of knowledge and understanding between Japan and the five Nordic countries. Financial support is granted to research, development, education and training within medicine, the humanities, social and natural sciences, technology and