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News From the Nordic Region

    Pulling the Breaks – Regulating Chinese FDI in the EU

    ISDP Forum with Philipp Lamprecht, Senior Economist at European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE), Angela Stanzel, Policy Fellow and Editor of China Analysis at the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR), and Carolina Dackö, Specialist Counsel, Mannheimer Swartling Last [...]

    NIAS SUPRA Nordic Scholarship application deadline

    If you are working on a MA or PhD thesis during Spring 2018 and need some inspiration, literature or simply just time to write on your thesis, then NIAS has something to offer: the Nordic Scholarship! The Nordic Scholarship covers [...]

    Call for panels | Borderland Spaces: Ruins, Revival(s) and Resources

    6th Conference of the Asian Borderlands Research Network Ruins, Revival(s) and Resources Asian borderlands create spaces that induce dedicated livelihood strategies, inspire self-definition on both individual and collective scales, and allow for specific regimes of resource extraction. Borderlands in Asia [...]

    Building China: informal and precarious workers in China’s construction industry

    Asia Brown Bag by Sarah Swider, Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology This talk challenges the dominant narrative of China’s economic success by bringing informal workers out of the shadows and demonstrating their important role in China’s economic growth [...]

    Exploring the Soul of Traditional Chinese Art

    Lecture by Prof. Dr. LIU Bo, Chinese National Academy of Art In this lecture on traditional Chinese art, Dr. LIU Bo will introduce the artistic soul behind the famous sculptures of the Terra Cotta Warriors, the Chinese freehand brushwork genre [...]