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News From the Nordic Region

    Bernhard Karlgren 100th Anniversary Symposium

    On 22 August the University of Gothenburg arrange a one-day symposium on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Bernhard Karlgren accepting the professorship of ”East Asian Languages and Cultures” at the University of Gothenburg in the autumn of 1918. [...]

    Guest lecture: China’s Arctic Policy – The ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative and the Nordic Countries

    The Finnish China Law Center, in collaboration with the Faculty of Law of the University of Helsinki, is pleased to announce an upcoming guest lecture, ‘China’s Arctic Policy – The ‘Belt and Road’ Initiative and the Nordic Countries’. The lecture [...]

    Chinese Diplomacy and the World Relations

    China’s path of modernization has a major impact on its foreign policy and strategy. With China’s reform and opening-up, Chinese diplomacy experienced the first major change. After the 18th National CCP Congress, Chinese diplomacy experienced the second major change, which [...]

    ChinaTalk and Panel Debate: AIIB – Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    In collaboration with the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ThinkChina and the University of Copenhagen are proud to invite you to a ChinaTalk lecture and panel debate on the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) featuring its Danish treasurer, Mr. Søren Elbech, [...]

    Hierarchies of Misery in Rodrigo Duterte’s Philippines

    Join us at NIAS on 27 August at 5pm for a public guest lecture by Dr Nicole Curato, Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance, University of Canberra Whose suffering counts in Rodrigo Duterte’s Philippines? [...]