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News From the Nordic Region

    Digital Asia: Visions, Transformations, and Engagements

    East and Southeast Asia is today one of the most dynamic regions when it comes to development and use of information and communication technologies, as well as home to the world’s largest Internet populations. This event will discuss the Asian [...]

    A Billion Ballots: Managing the World’s Largest Democracy

    India is by far the world’s largest democracy. With an electoral body comprising of over 800 million constituents, the sheer magnitude of the process is daunting. However, the country has made significant progress in its efforts to ensure elections are [...]

    Asia – Transcending the Middle-Income Challenge

    NUPI has the pleasure of hosting the presentations of this year’s Asian Development Outlook. What challenges are middle-income economies facing? The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) flagship economic publication Asian Development Outlook 2017 (ADO) provides a comprehensive analysis of macroeconomic issues [...]

    JapanSessions: Shiro Yoshioka

              Toshio’s Movie Castle: A Historical Overview of Studio Ghibli’s Collaboration and Promotional Strategies Public guest lecture by Shiro Yoshioka, Lecturer in Japanese Studies, University of Newcastle. The talk will focus on the role of producer [...]

    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. [...]