Asia in Focus

A Nordic Journal on Asia by Early Career Researchers

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News From the Nordic Region

    CfA: Two postdoctoral fellowships at Lund University

    Applications are now open for 2 postdoctoral fellowships in China’s, Japan’s, and/or Korea’s contemporary society at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University. The candidate needs to have written a Ph.D. thesis with a focus on contemporary [...]

    CfP Journal of Contemporary Eastern Asia

    Call for papers for Special Issue: Ethical Pluralism and Intercultural Information Ethics in Asian Contexts. More information in the full call. [...]

    CfP: Managing the Cosmopolitan City

    Inter-Asian Strategies of Ethnic Administration, Past and Present Call for papers on conference on the cosmopolitan city in Singapore, 14-15 January 2021. More information can be found in the full call. [...]

    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 [...]

    Online seminar: You are here China’s New Minority: Africans in China, Their Identities and Well-Being

    In the past decade, the relations between China and African countries have transcended from state-level multi-lateral and bilateral exchanges to the micro-level, with important implications for households and individuals. Of note has been the varying forms of population migrations between [...]