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News From the Nordic Region

    Call for Papers and Panels: 10th Annual International ADI Conference

    The 10th Asian Dynamics Initiative Conference is now inviting abstracts for paper presentations addressing the panel themes listed below as well as the conference’s overall theme “Transition and Disruption in Asia”. Your submission should include: Name, affiliation, short bio Abstract including [...]

    Invitation to submission to panel: Researching Digital in Asia

    Liu Jun, associate professor at UCPH,  invites submissions for  the panel “Researching Digital in Asia” in the ADI 2018,  at University of Copenhagen, 18-20 June 2018 (more information here, This panel invites scholars to discuss and (critically) reflect upon research related [...]

    Theory seminar: Controlling the Narrative and International Order in the South China Sea

    Amanda Cheney visits NUPI to talk about the term “rule based order” in the South China Sea. In recent years, “rule based order” has emerged as a talking point in policy-oriented conversations about the future of the international system, particularly [...]

    2018 Academy of Korean Studies: Korean Studies Grant

    2018 Korean Studies Grant: Call for Proposals   The Academy of Korean Studies (AKS) is pleased to announce the guidelines for the 2018 Korean Studies Grant Program. We invite proposals for following 5 categories and this year, we have launched [...]

    Paper Activism: Environmental Struggles in Western India.

    Morgenstierne Seminar lecture Kenneth Bo Nielsen, Associate Professor, IKOS. The Indian state, writes Nayanika Mathur, is a paper tiger: An inveterate writer that is obsessed with producing, circulating, storing and decoding paper. Paper, in this rendering, is thus central to [...]