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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

    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 [...]

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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