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September 2020

Webinar: Developments in U.S.-Taiwan Relations

September 9, 2020 - 10:30-11:30
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Taiwan and the United States have a longstanding, and unusual relationship. Originally grounded in the strategic calculations of the Cold War, ties between Washington and Taipei have grown through various cultural, economic and social points of contact. In recent years the U.S. government has sought to adopt measures to reinforce ties between the United States and Taiwan. This has included arms sales to Taiwan, the passing of the TAIPEI Act and the Taiwan Travel act, as well as the publications…

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CfA: Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Social Sciences and Global Health (UiO)

September 15, 2020

Applicants are invited for a 2 year position as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Social Sciences and Global Health to be based at the Department of Community Medicine and Global Health, University of Oslo. The position is funded by the Norwegian Research Council’s SAMKUL program and is dedicated to a new research project entitled From Asia to Africa: Antibiotic Trajectories across the India Ocean. The project follows the production, regulation and export of antibiotics from China and India, across the ocean, to…

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CfP: EATS 2021 Conference – Taiwan in Transition

September 15, 2020

Taiwan’s contemporary political situation is, without doubt, at a crossroads, both domestically and internationally. Recent political and public-health events, following the outbreak of Covid-19, have shown the importance of Taiwan not only in the Asian region, but worldwide. Nobody could have foreseen the devastating as well as the self-strengthening effect the outbreak of Covid-19 would have on Taiwan. The 18th EATS Annual Conference aims to cover not only the developments since the Covid-19 outbreak but also the events and changes…

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Book talk: Dynamics of Caste and Law: Dalits, Oppression and Constitutional Democracy in India

September 21, 2020 - 15:00-16:00

Caste has become a visible phenomenon often associated with discrimination, inequality and politics in India and globally. India’s constitutional democracy has had a remarkable goal of creating equality in a context of caste. Despite constitutional promises with equal opportunities for the lower castes and outlawing of untouchability at the time of independence, recurring atrocities and inadequate implementation of law have called for rethinking and legal change. In this book talk Dag Erik Berg gives a presentation of his new book Dynamics…

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Forlaget Korridor: Kinesisk litteratur i dansk oversættelse

September 22, 2020 - 17:00-19:00
Thiemers Magasin, Tullinsgade 24
Copenhagen, 1618 Denmark
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NB: Event in Danish only. Forlaget Korridor har med deres novellaserie skabt en platform for asiatisk verdenslitteratur. Denne aften vil der være fokus på seriens kinesiske islæt, og særligt de to seneste udgivelser af kultforfatter Wang Xiaobos værker om Kulturrevolution, sarkasme og (homo)seksualitet, samt den unge Sun Pins fine portrætter af unge, temperamentsfulde kvinder fanget i storbylivets ensomme kapløb. Rakel Haslund-Gjerrild og Sidse Laugesen vil give en introduktion til kinesisk litteratur og seriens værker, samt tale om oversættelse og forsøge…

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Book talk: Overcoming Isolationism: Japan’s Leadership in East Asian Security Multilateralism

September 23, 2020 - 17:00-18:00
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In the wake of the Cold War, Japan suddenly reversed years of steadfast opposition to security cooperation with its neighbors. Long isolated and opposed to multilateral agreements, Japan proposed East Asia's first multilateral security forum in the early 1990s, emerging as a regional leader. What led to this surprising and sudden change of position? Overcoming Isolationism explores this question and offers a corrective to the misperception that Japan's security strategy is reactive to US pressure and unresponsive to its neighbors. For…

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Dyk ned i kinesisk samtidslitteratur

September 23, 2020 - 17:00-18:00
Brøg Litteraturbar, Fiolstræde 7
Copenhagen, 1171 Denmark
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NB: Event in Danish only. Kinesisk litteratur er mangfoldig som landet selv og er for mange af os ukendt. Forlaget Korridor har med sin smukke novella-serie sørget for, at vi nu kan blive præsenteret for en mere facetteret indgang til forståelsen af kinesisk samtidslitteratur. Kom og hør oversætterne Sidse Laugesen og Rakel Haslund-Gjerrild i samtale med kritiker Kamilla Löfström om de to seneste kinesiske udgivelser: ’De tusind bæsters nat’ af Sun Pin - og ’Så blødt som vand & Guldalder’…

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Rallying for Democracy? Thailand’s Latest Student Protests

September 23, 2020 - 18:30-19:30
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ASIANET: fokus webinar with NIAS Director Duncan McCargo, Senior Researcher with the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO) Marte Nilsen, and foreign news journalist and former Asia correspondent for Aftenposten Kristoffer Rønneberg. Although Thailand held an election in March 2019, the clique of generals who seized power in the 2014 military coup remain in office. Student-led political protests against Thailand's hybrid regime began on 18 July, when speakers at a Bangkok rally demanded the dissolution of parliament, constitutional reform and an end to the official…

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What Happened To The ‘New Malaysia’? Politics Since The 2018 Elections

September 24, 2020 - 02:00

Webinar sponsored by the New York Southeast Asia Network, NYU Wagner, and the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. NOTE: This virtual event will take place on September 23 at 8PM NY/September 24 at 2AM in Denmark/September 24 at 8AM Malaysia. May 2018 saw a momentous change of government in Malaysia, ending the 50-year-run of one of Asia's most resilient authoritarian coalitions. March 2020 saw another—this time, without an election. Amid public-health and economic turmoil, Malaysia has been navigating uncharted political waters…

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Webinar: Asian Cities in the Global (Urban) Governance of COVID-19

September 24, 2020 - 16:00-17:15
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Networking Cities in a Time of Crisis: Asian Cities in the Global (Urban) Governance of COVID-19 by Prof Michele Acuto (ARI ASIA TRENDS 2020) Prior to the advent of the coronavirus pandemic cities the world over had been progressively taking a centre stage in global efforts to tackle the challenges of climate change, resilience, migration and more. Spearheaded by the major networks of cities such C40, but also with substantial support from the philanthropic sector and the multilateral arena, cities…

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