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News From the Nordic Region

    Call for participation in the NIJL/EAJRS Kuzushi-ji Workshop in March 2020

    The NIJL/EAJRS Kuzushi-ji workshop held at several places in Europe since 2011. In March 2020, the workshop will be taken place at University of Oslo, Norway. The workshop is free of charge. If you wish to apply, please fill in [...]

    PhD Defence: Seven Senses of the City : Urban Spacetime and Sensory Memory in Contemporary Sinophone Fiction

    Public doctoral dissertation defence by Astrid Møller-Olsen What happens when the city you live in changes over night? When the streets and neighborhoods that form the material counterpart to your mental soundtrack of memory suddenly cease to exist? The rapidly [...]

    Transatlantic Perspectives: China’s Nuclear Policy

    No first use, limited capabilities, small arsenal – China’s approach to nuclear deterrence has historically been characterized by restraint. However, recent developments particularly in the Chinese domestic sphere suggest this restraint is undergoing change. Further exacerbating uncertainty, these domestic factors which relate to changes [...]

    Remote Anticipation: Tourism as Development in the Himalaya

    Tourism is increasingly seen as a central pathway to inclusive development across the global south, yet the promotion of tourism as development is highly intangible – relying on the orchestration and extension of markets into often remote places. What does this notion [...]

    Call for applications Kautilya Fellows Programme 2020

    The Kautilya Fellows Program is a 9-day long certificate program for scholars from around the world to understand modern-day India and its growing leadership in the world. 4 days long module on India’s Foreign Policy and India’s Public Policy delivered [...]