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May 2021

Nepal as quasi-colony? An energohistorical approach to Nepal-India relations

May 6, 2021 - 14:00-15:15
Zoom

Photo: Creative Commons In this seminar, Mikkel Vindegg uses the Indian “unofficial blockade” on Nepal in 2015/16 to examine the relationship between Nepal and India in a historical perspective. The abrupt stop in trade across the Nepal-India border lasted several months and most immediately resulted in severe energy shortages in urban areas of Nepal. A look through Nepali history shows that the 2015/16 “blockade” was the third time India halted trade at conspicuously timed points—during times of political turbulence in…

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Book Launch: Perceptions of Climate Change from North India

May 10, 2021 - 15:00-16:00
Zoom

A book launch for Perceptions of Climate Change from North India: An Ethnographic Account by Aase J. Kvaneid with discussion from Dr. Rita Brara.  Perceptions for Climate Change from North India explores local perceptions of climate change through ethnographic encounters with the men and women who live at the front line of climate change in the lower Himalayas. From data collected over the course of a year in a small village in an eco-sensitive zone in North India, this book represents an…

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The Cyber Threat Landscape in East Asia and Policy Challenges

May 26, 2021 - 10:00-11:30
Zoom

Open Webinar with Dr Jun Osawa, Nakasone Peace Institute, Tokyo State-sponsored cyber attacks are on the rise. New serious challenges include cyber propaganda and manipulation of democratic processes. But what kind of cyber attacks does national security focus on? How may state-sponsored cyber-attacks be deterred? Are there avenues for possible future international cooperation? In this talk, Dr. Jun Osawa, will address these questions and themes related to the emergence of cyber threats in Northeast Asia, such as cyber espionage and…

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CfA: Hua Yu Scholarship – Language Learning in Taiwan

May 31, 2021

Scholarships for language learning and Scholarships in Taiwan are now open for applications. The Ministry of Education (“MOE”) has formulated the Taiwan Scholarship Program Directions (also known as the “Taiwan Scholarship Program Guidelines”) to encourage outstanding international students (with the exception of students from the Mainland Area, Hong Kong, and Macau) to undertake degree studies in Taiwan to familiarize themselves with the academic environment in Taiwan and promote communication, understanding, and friendship between Taiwan and the international community. Find terms…

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June 2021

CfP: Taiwan – A Frontline of Democracy under Threat

June 13, 2021

The International Journal of Taiwan Studies (IJTS) is currently organising a topical section entitled ‘Taiwan: A Frontline of Democracy under Threat?’. This topical section welcomes contributions addressing a number of multi-faceted topics, including (but not limited to) institutional building, social movements practices and their influence on the political system, civil society participation, democratic backsliding and recession, the democratic regime-health policies enforcement nexus. More broadly, we expect this topical section to fill the increasing need for scholarly research and policy enforcement…

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POSTPONED Asia and Africa in Transition

June 28, 2021-June 30, 2021
University of Copenhagen

In light of the current situation and global conoravirus concern, the conference has been postponed from October 2020 to 28-30 June 2021. In 2021, the annual ADI conference and the annual NNC conference will join forces with a number of globally oriented networks and centres at the University of Copenhagen. The organisers are: Asian Dynamics Initiative NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies School of Global Health Sustainability Science Centre ThinkChina UCPH Global Development About the conference Asia and Africa,…

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August 2021

CfP: COVID-19 in Asia: Communication, Nationalism and Technology

August 30, 2021

6th International Conference - Asia Centre As of 4 October, the numbers arising from the COVID-19 pandemic stood at 35,156,100 infections and 1,038,254 deaths. The economic and public health catastrophe notwithstanding, COVID-19 has created a communications challenge for countries trying to tackle issues of disinformation and misinformation. The race to find a cure for the coronavirus has resulted in vaccine nationalism. Meanwhile, technology companies are increasingly called upon to address the virality of fake news on their platforms but their…

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October 2021

Online conference: COVID-19 in Asia: Communication, Nationalism and Technology

October 6, 2021-October 8, 2021

6th International Conference - Asia Centre As of 4 October, the numbers arising from the COVID-19 pandemic stood at 35,156,100 infections and 1,038,254 deaths. The economic and public health catastrophe notwithstanding, COVID-19 has created a communications challenge for countries trying to tackle issues of disinformation and misinformation. The race to find a cure for the coronavirus has resulted in vaccine nationalism. Meanwhile, technology companies are increasingly called upon to address the virality of fake news on their platforms but their…

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