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News From the Nordic Region

    Online Book Talk: “One Belt One Road”

    The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is one of China’s most discussed foreign policy initiatives. What is the BRI? How does it influence other countries? In this webinar, Eck Freymann will give a presentation of his book “One Belt One [...]

    Online Talk: “The Afterlife of Taiwan’s Xiangtu Literature”

    The Centre of Taiwan Studies at SOAS London invites to this online talk on “the afterlife of Taiwan’s Xiangtu Literature” with Chen Li-Ping as a speaker. The talk revisits the development of nativist literature in Taiwan from the 1930s to [...]

    Lunch Talk: Authoritarian Successor Parties, Their Supporters, and Mass Mobilization: Lessons from Taiwan, South Korea, Mongolia, and Indonesia

    Lunch talk by Myunghee Lee, Postdoctoral Fellow at NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies, University of Copenhagen Abstract Are authoritarian successor party (ASP) supporters more likely to protest? I argue that ASP supporters are less likely to protest in general. First, [...]

    [DANISH ONLY] Public Lecture: Hvordan fortsætter Kina sin økonomiske udvikling?

    Sammen med Kinastudier på Institut for Tværkulturelle og Regionale Studier inviterer ThinkChina til foredrag med Ras Tind Solvig Jansen, der på baggrund af sin nye bog vil fortælle, hvordan Kina kan fortsætte sin økonomiske udvikling. Abstract ”Kina under forandring” er [...]

    CfP: Special Issue Taiwan 2022

    Taiwan Insight is sending an open call for contributions for the January special issue “Taiwan 2022”. The editors invite authors to contribute public scholarship articles of 1000-1500 words that either reflect on the important trends and events that have taken [...]