Building on the success of last year’s conference in May at the Stockholm School of Economics on East Asia Research in Sweden, the Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP), in cooperation with the University of Gothenburg will organize the conference’s 2018 installment on April 26-27.

The title of this year’s conference is What’s in it for Sweden? Toward a Shared Agenda for Swedish East Asia Research. The theme of the conference will center around what our different disciplines, fields, industries and perspectives can and should achieve together. The conference takes place over two days on the University’s premises in Gothenburg. The first day will dig right into the theme of the conference though panel discussions, while the second day will allow you to present your research in a condensed form.

An agenda for the two days follows below. Those interested in participating in a panel/presenting their research on either the thematic day (April 26) or the research-focused day (April 27) are still welcome to send a title/and or abstract to Erik Isaksson at

More information and registration.