Asia in Focus

A Nordic Journal on Asia by Early Career Researchers

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Physical or digital special collections at libraries in the Nordic Countries (affiliated with the NNC).

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Nordic Asia Online

Blog posts, podcasts and webinars on Asia launched by institutions in the Nordic Region.

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Nordic research networks focusing on Asia

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News From the Nordic Region

    Webinar: (Self-)Censorship, Social Activism, and Chinese Feminist Scholarship

    Join this online webinar on (self-)censorship, social activism and Chinese Feminist Scholarship. A registration link for the event can be found here. Speakers and topics: Ms. YE Haiyan, aka “Hooligan Sparrow”, self-defined “wild feminist”, advocating for sex workers, children, and [...]

    Marie Curie Individual Fellowships, nomination by NIAS

    The Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) based at the University of Copenhagen is interested in nominating candidates for Marie Curie Individual Fellowships. These EU-funded European Fellowships: are open to researchers moving within Europe, as well as those coming in [...]

    Deadline for International Translation Competition, Japanese

    JLPP – Japanese Literature Publishing Project – seeks out applicants for their 5th translation competition. Aspiring translators of contemporary Japanese literature are most welcome to apply. The winners of previous JLPP Translation Competitions are now actively working as literary translators all [...]

    CfP Asia and Africa in Transition PhD Workshop

    19-20 October 2020 │ University of Copenhagen NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and Asian Dynamics Initiative Though the annual 2020 NNC/ADI conference has been postponed to 2021 as a consequence of the global coronavirus, the PhD workshop will [...]

    University of Agder invests in environmental Master’s degree in Asia

    UiA has been given academic responsibility for a new master’s programme in environmentally friendly and sustainable business management. The teaching will take place in Indonesia, and the programme will give priority to students from poor countries in Southeast Asia. The [...]