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News From the Nordic Region

    Connecting Europe and Asia-Pacific

    The Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) is a forum for dialogue and cooperation between Asia and Europe on the big challenges of a fast-changing world. ASEM leaders have decided to designate a day in March as the “ASEM Day”. In order to [...]

    Rethinking Feminist Political Economy: Global assembly Lines, Transformative Politics and Economic Justice in South Asia

    In this seminar, Sandya K. Hewamanne analyses how former factory workers navigate global capitalism. Sandya K. Hewamanne is Senior Lecturer, Department of Sociology, University of Essex. Her talk is the first in the new SDG Asia Seminar Series, a collaboration between the Network for Asian [...]

    Russia in the Middle East

    Russia is no newcomer to the Middle East but the influence of Moscow in the region is growing. As Russia’s appetite for influence rises, so do the risks. Russia has returned to the Middle East. In 2019, Moscow has more [...]

    “Rethinking the Himalayas”: 2nd Annual NHRN Conference CFP

    The Nordic Himalaya Research Network (NHRN) Conference is an event for researchers in the Nordic region and beyond who work on all aspects of research related to the Himalaya region, spanning India, Nepal, Bhutan and Tibet. The NHRN was established [...]

    The Current State of Journalism in China: Difficulties and Hopes

    Open lecture by Ph.D. candidate Fang Kecheng, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania.   Gone are the golden years of journalism in China. Amid the global journalism crisis caused by the rapid development of digital technology and the collapse [...]