Indonesian Police personnel in Jakarta

Could the Kanjuruhan stadium disaster spark Indonesian police reform?

The 1st of October disaster at the football stadium on Java, in which 135 people lost their lives, is the second-worst footballing tragedy in history. Might it spark Indonesian police reform?

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New e-books on the AsiaPortal

We are happy to announce that 13 new book titles from NIAS Press are now available to NNC member institutions on the AsiaPortal. The titles are recently published and cover a variety of topics from domestic and international politics, religion, anthropology, gender and literature in Southeast Asia and East Asia.

Also in the e-books collection and available for the NNC institutions you will find five titles on chinese literature (in Chinese), of which the last is a study of Zhang Ailing’s time in Hong Kong.

Check out the new books, and our old books, here

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About AsiaPortal

The AsiaPortal was established in 2006 by the Library and Information Center of NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS LINC) as a common Nordic resource for academic information on Asia and as a platform for information sharing within the Nordic Asian studies community. The content on the portal is provided by NIAS Library, the Nordic NIAS Council (NNC) member institutions […]

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InFocus blog

In Focus is a forum for discussions on up-to-date topics in Asia featured in the Asia Portal’s In Focus section. We welcome well-written contributions from MA and PhD students, researchers and other experts on Asian subjects.

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Historical newspapers collection

E-resource of the month

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In the e-resources collection you will now find three new collections of historical newspapers from China , South and Southeast Asia. They hold local and national newspapers published int the period from the middle of 19th century to the 1970s. The newspapers have been made freely available as open access titles on the East View homepage and thanks to support from thanks to support from the Center for Research Libraries and its member institutions.

Late Qing and Republican-Era Newspapers (292 titles)

South Asian Newspapers (9 titles)

Southeast Asian Newspapers (125 titles)

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Recent Nordic Asia Podcasts

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2. Dec 2022 / 26 min

Transforming Journalism in Vietnam: An Exploration of Two Swedish Media Aid Projects

A conversation with Andreas Mattsson. Hosted by Joanne Kuai.

What is the journalism culture in Vietnam? What role does Sweden play in the transformation of Vietnamese journalism? How has Swedish media aid fulfilled its political aim to contribute to the democratic development of media in Vietnam? Andreas Mattsson speaks about how two media aid projects from Sweden were used to intervene in the development of journalism […]

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25. Nov 2022 / 23 min

The Assassination and Legacy of Shinzo Abe

A conversation with Paul Midford. Hosted by Kenneth Bo Nielsen.

The brutal assassination of Prime Minister Abe in July this year shocked Japan and has produced large and unexpected consequences for the nation´s politics. In this episode, we examine the fallout of the assassination on Abe’s legacy, and on Japan: What are the consequences of Abe’s association with the Unification Church for the role of […]

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A Nordic Hub for Asian Studies

NIAS - the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies - is an academically independent Nordic research and resource center, focusing on modern Asia from a predominantly social sciences perspective. NIAS is an integrated part of the University of Copenhagen with the status of a centre under the Department of Political Science.
NNC- the Nordic NIAS Council is a body that actively works to support and strengthen Asian studies in the Nordic region and presently consists of 23 Nordic universities and research institutions in all five Nordic countries. The aims of the NNC are to further Nordic Asian studies by pooling resources and establishing mutual cooperation in developing research, as well as the organization of conferences, seminars and Asia-related educational programmes in the Nordic region. In particular, it works to promote synergy between the activities at the NNC member institutions and NIAS.

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Special Collections

The AsiaPortal’s Special Collections is an assemblage of information on physical or digital special collections at libraries in the Nordic Countries affiliated with the NNC.Under each country, you can find a description of the collection and, if available, direct links to various materials such as catalogs, manuscripts, and image collections as well as contact information […]

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Taiwan Resource Center for Chinese Studies (TRCCS)

On 16 may 2018 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 […]

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The Nordic Asia Podcast

The Nordic Asia Podcast is a podcast series in which experts share their insights about timely topics within Asian Studies. The series is co-hosted by the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) and its partner institutions: the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku, Asianettverket at the University of Oslo and the Stockholm Centre for Global Asia at Stockholm University.

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