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A Nordic Journal on Asia by Early Career Researchers

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News From the Nordic Region

    East-West Reflections on Demonization

    North Korea Now, China Next? Edited by Geir Helgesen and Rachel Harrison, NIAS Press, 2020 Book launch on 2 Dec, 14:00-15:30 (CET) Join us for this online book launch featuring the editors who will elaborate on their ideas behind the [...]

    ARI Webinar: In the Name of Pluralism: Identity Conflict and State Repression in Indonesia

    Pluralism is usually considered a pillar of liberal democracy. States that embrace and protect religious and ethnic diversity are in general more likely to uphold freedoms of expression, belief and organisation. In Indonesia, the state’s pluralist foundations, enshrined in the [...]

    Online Seminar: “Sheikh Mujib: Icon of postcolonial liberation”

    SASNET invites you to a digital seminar on the occasion of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s 100th anniversary, post-colonial leader and the founder of Bangladesh. The speakers will also present Anisur Rahman’s book Jag är Sheikh Mujib. Bengali-Swedish author Rahman’s epic monologue I Am [...]

    Asia Week: Sustainable Asia

    The cancelled ASIANET conference goes online and becomes Asia Week: five days of digital talks and panels, all on the challenges of sustainability in Asia. Which obstacles exist to achieving effective environmental and climate regime in Asia? How is the energy challenge linked [...]

    Stockholm seminar: “Why Japan Matters: Business Reinvention and Technology Leadership in the Digital Economy”

    You are most welcome to the Stockholm Seminar (Webinar) on Japan. “Why Japan Matters: Business Reinvention and Technology Leadership in the Digital Economy” with Professor Ulrike Schaede, University of  California, San Diego Please find attached invitation for more information. Date [...]