16. Sep 2022

New e-books on the AsiaPortal

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We are happy to announce that 13 new book titles from NIAS Press are now available to NNC member institutions on the AsiaPortal. The titles are recently published and cover a variety of topics from domestic and international politics, religion, anthropology, gender and literature in Southeast Asia and East Asia.

Also in the e-books collection and available for the NNC institutions you will find five titles on chinese literature (in Chinese), of which the last is a study of Zhang Ailing’s time in Hong Kong.

Check out the new books, and our old books, here

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22. Aug 2022

Podcast med NIAS seniorforsker Ida Nicolaisen

I denne podcast  fra Videnskabernes Selskabs podcastserie “Videnskabens Vidner” fortæller NIAS seniorforsker Ida Nicolaisen om sine antropologiske forskningsfelter, herunder Haddad-folket i Tchad, tuaregerne i Niger og Punan Bah-folket i det centrale Borneo, som hun snart skal tilbage til. Hun fortæller også om, hvordan arbejdet med oprindelige folk har bragt hende rundt i verden på feltarbejde, og om […]

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19. Jul 2022

Postdoctoral Positions in Asian Studies

The Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, University of Copenhagen (UCPH), invite candidates for a number of postdoctoral positions in Asian Studies.

We are looking for early career scholars researching on modern and contemporary East and Southeast Asia, who could contribute to work in one or more of the following areas:

  • Climate and Sustainability
  • Digitalization
  • Gender Equality and Diversity
  • Democracy and Human Rights
  • Asia-Nordic Relations
  • The Rise of China
  • Geopolitics of the Indo-Pacific
  • Youth Politics and the Politics of Protest

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1. Jun 2022

NIAS is looking for a new student assistant

Interesting and demanding student job on the CSS campus
NIAS – Nordic Institute for Asian Studies, a centre under the Department of Political Science, is looking for a student worker to assist with NIAS’ activities, services and online library. NIAS main focus is to conduct research and dissemination with a focus on modern Asia.

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26. Jan 2022

Newly published open access article by former SUPRA student, Hong Yu Lui

Former SUPRA student at NIAS, Hong Yu Lui has just published his article; “The role of the state in influencing work conditions in China’s internet industry: Policy, evidence, and implications for industrial relations”. Abstract  While there is growing scholarly interest in work conditions in China’s internet industry, many studies have focused exclusively on corporate employment […]

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17. Dec 2021

Welcome to the new AsiaPortal

The AsiaPortal has got a new design and also some new content! We are happy to welcome you to the new website and hope you will find it useful and easy to navigate around! Please feel free to send us feedback and comments via the feedback form under Help and Contact or write to us on [email protected].

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12. Nov 2021

New SUPRAS in November

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SUPRA Students November 2021 We are happy to announce that we have four new students joining us for our SUPRA Nordic online programme in November 2021! It is a pleasure to welcome:  Anumita Goswani, Doctor of Social Science at Tampere University Anumita is a doctoral researcher at Tampere Universities in Media Studies under Prof Kaarina Nikunen. She […]

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12. Nov 2021

CfA: Visiting Scholar Opportunities


The Nordic Institute of Asian Studies invites applications for visiting researchers to spend between two weeks and six months in Copenhagen during the calendar year 2022. We are able to provide visitors with office facilities on campus, and may be able to assist with some expenses on a case-by-case basis. We will give priority to early […]

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