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Find the information you need for your research on Asia in our collection of databases, journals, newspapers and selected websites. If your institution is an NNC partner, you have access to e-books from NIAS Press and specialized databases for research on Asia.  

Nordic Perspectives

Keep up to date with academic news and events in the Nordic region, find Nordic research publications and networks, and check out upcoming research themes in our online journal by Nordic early career researchers.

Asia In Focus

The Asia in Focus journal is published online twice a year by NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. NIAS is a Nordic research and service institute focusing on Asia’s modern transformations.

Upcoming Events from Nordic Perspectives

    Webinar and book launch: Everyday Justice in Myanmar

    Everyday justice in Myanmar is the first book to explore how ordinary people in Myanmar access justice and resolve disputes based on a unique collection of ethnographic studies, covering Yangon city, Karen, Mon, Pa-0, Naga and refugee areas. Its findings [...]

    Global Taiwan Studies Salon: The Impact of the COVID-19 Crisis on Taiwan’s External Relations: Views from Japan

    Organised by the Japanese Association of Taiwan Studies, International Journal of Taiwan Studies, European Association of Taiwan Studies, North American Taiwan Studies Association The COVID-19 has been described as a “catalyst.” It accelerates previously existing changes in society. In less [...]

    Call for abstracts: SASNET Conference 2020 “Rethinking the Politics of Memory in South Asia”

    The current debates around the politics of memory and memorialization reinforce that the act of remembrance and forgetting in the present does not exist in isolation from the past that informs them. This mnemohistorical continuity becomes even more apparent in [...]

    𝐒𝐔𝐏𝐑𝐀 𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐢𝐜 𝐒𝐜𝐡𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐫𝐬𝐡𝐢𝐩 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐚𝐦𝐦𝐞 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐩𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟏

    Are you writing your PhD or MA thesis in the spring of 2021? Are you looking for inspiration, materials or a space for concentrating on your writing? Then apply for the NIAS SUPRA Nordic Scholarship! The Nordic Scholarship covers inexpensive [...]

    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 [...]

Asia in Focus Issue 8 is out now!

The InFocus blog relaunched!

Due to the global corona pandemic and all it's outcomes, we are happy to bring some good news and hereby announce that the InFocus blog has been relaunched!

New trial: Renmin Ribao archive and current issue!

Trial resources available here

Trial expires on 31 December 2020

Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies (TRCCS)

On 16 may the Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies (TRCCS) was officially inaugurated at the TORS Center of Knowledge at the Southern Campus of the University of Copenhagen. TRCCS is the result of a cooperation agreement between the National Central Library of Taiwan (NCL) on the one hand and Department of Cross-cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS) together with NIAS Library on the other hand.

The agreement includes a TRCCS book collection with titles from Taiwan which will available for Nordic users via inter-library loan, a number of e-resources, as well as  exchange of information on new publications,  and assistance for  academic or professional events outside Taiwan.

The establishment of the first TRCCS represents a major strengthening on the information side for studies on Taiwan and Chinese studies, especially classic studies, in the Nordic countries.

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