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

    Contemporary Buddhism: International summer school at University of Copenhagen, application deadline

    This summer school is geared towards students who are interested in learning more about contemporary Buddhism – a burgeoning field which has not yet taken root in universities and study programmes around the world. The summer school offers a rich [...]

    CfA: Summer courses at University of Copenhagen

    School of Global Health and University of Copenhagen offers a number of popular courses within global health, which are open to both students and external applicants. For more information on the specific courses, please see here. [...]

    CfP: Conference: East-West Cultural Relations

    The University of South-Eastern Norway, Campus Bø, invites to present papers for the 12th EWCCR conference, titled: “Spanish-Language Filipino Cultural Production and other East-West Cultural Exchanges”. Keynote speaker: Dr. Rocío Ortuño, “Jesús Balmori: A Filipino poet talks about Japan in [...]

    Call for papers: Asia and Africa in Transition

    In 2020, the annual ADI conference and the annual NNC conference will join forces with a number of globally oriented networks and centres at the University of Copenhagen. The organisers are: Asian Dynamics Initiative NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian [...]

    Professorial Fellowship for the Chair of Taiwan Studies at Leiden University

    Leiden University invites applications for the Chair of Taiwan Studies at Leiden University. The Chair provides a Professorial Fellow position of five or ten months for a visiting scholar in Taiwan Studies to teach and conduct research at Leiden University [...]

    Demografi og social forandring i Kina

    (Lecture in Danish) Foredrag af Ph.D. Birgitte Egeskov Jensen Kina har oplevet rivende demografisk udvikling i de senere år. Inden for en relativ kort periode har den kinesiske aldersstruktur ændret sig betydeligt. Ikke mindst er proportionen af ældre i forhold [...]

New resource : ChinaLawInfo

Provides access to legal news, laws & regulations, judicial cases, law journals, international treaties, white papers, legal glossary and guides to world law.  There is also an English translations version which enables comparison with the original Chinese text.

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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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