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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

    East-West Reflections on Demonization

    North Korea Now, China Next? Edited by Geir Helgesen and Rachel Harrison, NIAS Press, 2020 Book launch on 2 Dec, 14:00-15:30 (CET) Join us for this online book launch featuring the editors who will elaborate on their ideas behind the [...]

    ARI Webinar: In the Name of Pluralism: Identity Conflict and State Repression in Indonesia

    Pluralism is usually considered a pillar of liberal democracy. States that embrace and protect religious and ethnic diversity are in general more likely to uphold freedoms of expression, belief and organisation. In Indonesia, the state’s pluralist foundations, enshrined in the [...]

    Online Seminar: “Sheikh Mujib: Icon of postcolonial liberation”

    SASNET invites you to a digital seminar on the occasion of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman’s 100th anniversary, post-colonial leader and the founder of Bangladesh. The speakers will also present Anisur Rahman’s book Jag är Sheikh Mujib. Bengali-Swedish author Rahman’s epic monologue I Am [...]

    Asia Week: Sustainable Asia

    The cancelled ASIANET conference goes online and becomes Asia Week: five days of digital talks and panels, all on the challenges of sustainability in Asia. Which obstacles exist to achieving effective environmental and climate regime in Asia? How is the energy challenge linked [...]

    Stockholm seminar: “Why Japan Matters: Business Reinvention and Technology Leadership in the Digital Economy”

    You are most welcome to the Stockholm Seminar (Webinar) on Japan. “Why Japan Matters: Business Reinvention and Technology Leadership in the Digital Economy” with Professor Ulrike Schaede, University of  California, San Diego Please find attached invitation for more information. Date [...]

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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