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News From the Nordic Region

    10th Annual International ADI Conference

    Asian Dynamics Initiative We are pleased to announce that the 10th Annual International ADI Conference will be held at the University of Copenhagen 18-20 June 2018. Keynote speakers Dr Faisal Devji, University Reader in Modern South Asian History, Director, St. [...]

    10th Annual International ADI Conference

      Since the launch of the Asian Dynamics Initiative at the Universtity of Copenhagen in 2008, the ADI annual conference has become a well-established event in Asian Studies internationally. With the conference in 2018 we wish to continue this tradition. Keynote [...]

    International Symposium: Corporate Religion in Asia

    In this symposium, we discuss several aspects of corporate religion in Asia, and offer some theoretical and methodological suggestions for studying this underexplored topic.  In most academic discourse, ‘religion’ is discursively differentiated from other, ‘secular’ realms of society, such as [...]

    Summer School: NEWDAY – Nansen East-West Dialogue Academy

    In 2017, NIAS in collaboration with the Fudan-European Centre for China Studies and Nansen Academy held the first NEWDAY–Nansen East-West Dialogue Academy at Nansen Academy in Lillehammer, Norway. The summer school featured lectures by prominent scholars, journalists, and thinkers as [...]

    Japan and Europe in Alsace Japanese Study Seminar

    The Japan Foundation and Centre Européen d’Études Japonaises d’Alsace (CEEJA) have carried out a series of seminars since 2007, with an aim to encourage networking among young researchers on Japan in Europe and further promote Japanese studies in Europe.Participants will [...]