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News From the Nordic Region

    Call for Papers | The Industrial Revolution 4.0: Preparing for Disruptive Technologies in 21st Century Asia

    We are entering into a Fourth Industrial Revolution where ICBM technology (I.O.T., Cloud, Big Data and Mobile) and A.I. systems (Artificial Intelligence) could become the logic of operation that sustains the world’s economy. Automation and data-mining-based prediction technology are revolutionizing [...]

    NIAS SUPRA Nordic Scholarship application deadline

    If you are working on a MA or PhD thesis during Autumn 2017 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 [...]

    Contrasting Leadership Style of Zhang Ruimin (Haier) and Ren Zhengfei (Huawei): Management of Sustained Renewal and Innovation

    Lecture by Arie Y. Lewin, Duke University, Fuqua School of Business. Recent research suggests that the leadership of Chinese companies does not seem to follow conventional western leadership theories and practice as they increasingly emerge as serious global competitors. This paper [...]

    Call for Papers | The Politics of Distribution: Migrant Labour, Development and Religious Aid in Asia

    Migrant labour has been viewed as an important factor in growth, productivity and poverty reduction in Asia where rapid economic development has raised many to middle income countries. However, parallel to the growth of these economies has arisen new challenges [...]

    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. [...]