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Buddhism, Youth and Economics

06 November 2017 kl. 14:30

Please join us in a new series of research seminars on Religion at Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS). The second seminar features a presentation by Elizabeth Lane Williams Ørberg. Read more

Collaboration and Community-Building in Contemporary Art in Japan and Denmark

04 November 2017 kl. 10:00

The seminar will include scholars, critics and artists that have knowledge about or experience with collaborative and community-based art practice in Japan, Denmark, and other places. Read more

Public lecture: A Sino-Jewish Encounter, A Humanitarian Fantasy

03 November 2017 kl. 14:00

Public guest lecture with Professor Haiyan about the tens of thousands of European Jews who fled the Nazi genocide to Shanghai. At the time the city was under divided governance and because China was at war with Japan and could not exercise sovereign control over its borders. Read more

Public lecture: A Sino-Jewish Encounter, A Humanitarian Fantasy

03 November 2017 kl. 14:00

Public guest lecture with Professor Haiyan about the tens of thousands of European Jews who fled the Nazi genocide to Shanghai.  Read more

Inside a contested profession:

02 November 2017 kl. 13.00

Emilie Tinne Lehmann-Jacobsen defends her PhD thesis. Read more

Foreign direct investment and schooling: Evidence from Vietnam

31 October 2017 kl. 14:00

Seminar with Brian McCaig, Wilfrid Laurier University arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG). Read more

The New International Economic Order seen from Japan

30 October 2017 kl. 8:30

Join us for a public talk by Professor Fukunari Kimura, Keio University, Chief Economist at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA). Kindly register Read more

Public lecture: Screening of 'Nowhere to Call Home' and Q&A with director Jocelyn Ford

30 October 2017 kl. 13:00

Journalist, filmmaker and educator, Jocelyn Ford provides a rarely heard analysis informed by her 17 years in Beijing, along with suggestions for engaging the next generation on social justice issues. Read more

Technical knowledge in the late Chosǒn dynasty

27 October 2017 kl. 16

Guest lecture Dr. Florian Poelking (Ruhr-Universität Bochum). Read more

China’s Local Governance in a Comparative Perspective

27 October 2017 kl. 10:00

The Fudan-European Centre in collaboration with ThinkChina are happy to facilitate a roundtable seminar. Read more

The Economization of the Individual - Changes in Buddhist Inspired Practices of Meditation

26 October 2017 kl. 14:45

Public talk with Professor Inken Prohl, Universität Heidelberg Read more

What Explains Vietnam's Exceptional Performance in Education Relative to Other Countries?

24 October 2017 kl. 12:00

Seminar with Paul Glewwe, University of Minnesota arranged by Development Economics Research Group (DERG) and Institute of Food and Resource Economics (IFRO)

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Fudan-UCPH seminar on Chinese history and historical writing

23 October 2017 kl. 13:30

Afternoon seminar where scholars from Fudan University and the University of Copenhagen meet for a series of enriching talks and discussions on contemporary issues. Read more

Transnational Man: the life and trial of Cho Un Kuk, war criminal

19 October 2017 kl. 14:30

Public guest lecture by Robert Cribb, Professor of Asian History at the Australian National University. Read more

Recent Work in the Prehistory of Southwest Asia

19 October 2017 kl. 09:00

A series of four guest lectures on recent research into the prehistoric archaeology of southwest Asia organized by the Centre for the Study of Early Agricultural Societies. Read more

The Reasons Behind the Rise of Western Europe from an “Indian Perspective”

11 October 2017 kl. 14:00

Public lecture by Dr. Kaveh Yazdani, University of Bielefeld. Read more

Asia brown bag talk: Sarah Swider

06 October 2017 kl. 12:30

Sarah Swider from  the Dept. of Sociology will give a talk on "Building China: informal and precarious workers in China’s construction industry" Read more

Myths and Women in Modern India - How to Understand Sita read from Valmiki’s Ramayana today

03 October 2017 kl. 16:00

Public guest lecture by Dr Arshia Sattar, renowned Indologist, translator, facilitator, author, and director. Read more

Reading Ramayana in present-day contexts

03 October 2017 kl. 12:00

Join us for a public guest lecture by Dr Arshia Sattar from Mahindra United World College of India, Pune. Read more

BBB lecture series: The 'Tibetan' Singing Bowl

29 September 2017 kl. 12:15

The significance of place attachment for a souvenir in motion. Guest lecture by Dr. Emma Martin, University of Manchester. Read more

Care in Asia: beyond and across a clinic

28 September 2017 kl. 10:00

Two-day-workshop on diversified care extended beyond and across a multiplicity of health institutions in Asia. Read more

ChinaTalks: Prospects for the 19th Party Congress and China's Future

27 September 2017 kl. 15:00

Note: NEW VENUE! ChinaTalk with renowned China scholar, Professor David Shambaugh, on the upcoming 19th party congress.  Read more

ChinaTalks: Goodbye iSlave - A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

13 September 2017 kl. 14:15

Guest lecture by Jack Linchuan Qiu, Professor, School of Journalism & Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Read more

Chinese Literature and the writer in the 21st Century

07 September 2017 kl. 15:00

Four of contemporary China’s most renowned writers: Ge Fei, Bi Feiyu, Yang Hongying, and Dong Xi share their views on modernity in contemporary China’s literature.  Read more

Open lecture on health innovation: Engineering Solutions for Health Systems Strengthening

14 August 2017 kl. 14:15

School of Global Health invites you to a lecture with Professor Muhammad H. Zaman, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor of Biomedical Engineering and International Health at Boston University.  Read more

Newday Summer Course

04 July 2017

A 10-days summer course in Lillehammer for students from East Asia and the Nordic countries: NEWDAY – the Nansen East–West Dialogue Academy - Creating better relations by seeking mutual understanding and harmony in diversity. Read more

Filmscreening: Guli's Children

28 June 2017 kl. 15:30

Filmscreening of 'Guli's Children', a Joe Thomas Karackattu film, at the 9th annual ADI conference. Read more

Southeast Asian Artists' Global Networks

28 June 2017 kl. 11:15

Keynote lecture by Professor Nora Taylor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, at the 9th annual ADI conference. Read more

A Mahatma on the March: Towards an Aesthetics of the Ambulatory

27 June 2017 kl. 11:15

Keynote lecture by Professor Sumathi Ramaswamy, Duke University, at the 9th annual ADI conference. Read more

The politics of the handloom: craft, technology and the modern nation in China and India

26 June 2017 kl. 10:00

Keynote lecture by Professor Francesca Bray, University of Edinburgh, at the 9th annual ADI conference. Read more

ADI Conference 2017

26 June 2017

Asia in Circulations, the 9th annual international ADI conference, takes place at the University of Copenhagen on 26-28 June 2017. Read more

Buyer’s Paradise

10 June 2017 kl. 12.00

Buyer’s Paradise - NIAS research project as theatre performance.  Read more

Award of the Ester Boserup Prizes

09 June 2017 kl. 14:00

Open lectures wih the recipients, Timothy Mitchell and Emilija Zabiliūtė: 'How Capitalism Captured the Future' and 'Living with Others: Illness, Health Ecologies and Relations among Urban Poor in Delhi' Read more

Public Lecture: Labor and Money in Yachen Gar: The Role of Tibetan Buddhist Nuns in a Monastic Economy

11 May 2017 kl. 13:00

ThinkChina.dk and The Center for Contemporary Buddhist Studies are proud to present Dr. Yasmin Cho, she received her Ph.D. in Cultural Anthropology at Duke University in 2015. Dr. Yasmin Cho examines how the invisible labor and economic activities conducted by Tibetan nuns contribute to the contemporary Tibetan Buddhist revivalism in China. Read more

Cross-Strait Relations and East Asian Peace

05 May 2017 kl. 13:30

Pre-Shanghai Forum 2017 at Asia House organised by Fudan-European Center for China Studies and NIAS-Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.  Read more

ChinaTalks: China and Russia: Assessing Strategic Convergence

28 April 2017 kl. 14:00

ThinkChina.dk and Center for Military Studies UCPH invite you to ChinaTalks with Professor Lora Saalman, China and Global Security Programme, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.  Read more

JapanSessions: Toshio’s Movie Castle

27 April 2017 kl. 15.15

Public guest lecture by Dr Shiro Yoshioka, University of Newcastle, who is currently writing a research monograph on the life and works of Miyazaki Hayao.   Read more

Asia brown bag: Legacies of Detention in Myanmar

06 April 2017 kl. 12.30

NIAS and ADI are pleased to invite you to an Asia brown bag lecture by Dr. Andrew M. Jefferson and Dr. Tomas Max Martin from the Danish Institute Against Torture. Read more

Asia brown bag: The independence of NOCs in Chinese foreign policy

30 March 2017 kl. 12.30

Asia brown bag lecture by Kasandra Behrndt-Eriksen: "The independence of NOCs in Chinese foreign policy – looking at the cases of Angola and Sudan". Read more

Food, health and philosophy in East and West 2017

30 March 2017

International and interdisciplinary PhD course 'Food, health and philosophy in East and West' taking place in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Read more

Courtly Culture and the Question of Cosmopolitanism in Medieval India

24 March 2017 kl. 15:00

Public guest lecture by Dr. Daud Ali, South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Read more

Kinas nationale sikkerhedsstrategi – hvad indeholder den og hvad er konsekvenserne for omgivelserne?

20 March 2017 kl. 15:00

Center for Militære Studiers Kinaprogram og ThinkChina.dk inviterer til forelæsning om Kinas sikkerhedsstrategi med Liselotte Odgaard, lektor ved Forsvarsakademiet.
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Viewing Each Other

20 March 2017

A two-day conference celebrating the 150th anniversary of the treaty between Japan and Denmark Read more

Asia brown bag: States of Emergence

14 March 2017 kl. 12.30

ADI and NIAS welcome you to an Asia brown bag talk with Peter Marcus Kristensen from the Dept. of Political Science.  Read more

Why do K-pop fans hate Psy's 'Gangnam Style'?

10 March 2017 kl. 17.00

Join us for the next Korean Studies Seminar with Professor Keith Howard, SOAS, University of London. Read more

#Ambassador1Day

10 March 2017 kl. 14:00

SEASS academic meet & greet seminar Read more

JapanSessions: Jakob Halskov og Philip Philipsen

09 March 2017 kl. 15.15

Japanstudier alumne-event med Jakob Halskov, Fronteo Inc. og Philip Philipsen, LanguageWire A/S. Read more

Korean nurse “guest workers” in Germany: Nursing care work as emotional labor

03 March 2017 kl. 10:00

Korean studies talk on Korean nurse “guest workers” in Germany by Yonson Ahn, Goethe University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany Read more

More than mouthpieces: The other side to Southeast Asian journalism

06 February 2017 kl. 15:00

SEASS lecture by PhD fellow Emilie Tinne Lehmann-Jacobsen, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen. Read more

Roundtable: Scandal in South Korea: Democratic Victory or Cancer in the System?

01 February 2017 kl. 15.00

Presentations by: Hyejin Kim, National University of Singapore; Jinsun Bae, CBS; Erik Mobrand, Seoul National University and Geir Helgesen, NIAS
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Political Parties and Democracy in South Korea

31 January 2017 kl. 16:30

Guest lecture by Erik Mobrand, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University.  Read more

TRODITIES: Research Workshop

20 January 2017 kl. 9.30

ERC research workshop 'Trust, Global Traders, and Commodities in a Chinese International City’ to discuss preliminary findings and the future directions of research on Yiwu, China, based on the project participants' fieldwork.  Read more

Chinese Culture in the Modern Globalized World

19 January 2017 kl. 14:00

Guest lecture by Torbjörn Lodén Read more

OPEN SEMINAR: War or peace in East Asia?

16 December 2016 kl. 13.30

Jonathan Holslag, Professor, Dept of Political Science, Free University Brussels and Stein Tønnesson, Research Professor, Peace Research Institute Oslo will discuss the prospect of peace in East Asia.    Read more

Europe in Crisis

16 December 2016 kl. 11:00

Chinese Perspectives on European Crisis and the Common Environmental Crisis. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture - Sanae Suzuki

14 December 2016 kl. 12:30

Newly arrived guest researcher at NIAS, Sanae Suzuki, Institute of Developing Economies, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), will be presenting on "Conflict management by regional organizations". Read more

Innovation and Entrepreneurship – with a Sino-Danish twist

08 December 2016 kl. 15.30

The UCPH China Staff Association is pleased to invite colleagues at the University of Copenhagen to our annual event, which, this year focuses on innovation and entrepreneurship. Read more

Math and Melody in Indian Science

07 December 2016 kl. 15:00

Guest lecture by Prof. Ramasubramanian, IIT Bombay, Cell for Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences. Read more

Valuing Buddhist Things

05 December 2016 kl. 10.00

Public guest lecture "Valuing Buddhist Things: Religious objects and knowledge transfer in British India’s hill stations" by Emma Martin, University of Manchester  Read more

Temporariness, circularity, mobility: internal migration and social citizenship in Europe and China

02 December 2016 kl. 10:15

Workshop organised by the Dept. of Political Science. Open to interested scholars, but registration is required. Read more

The Politics of Reform: Peoples Liberation Army under Xi Jinping

01 December 2016 kl. 13.00

As part of ChinaTalks, we are proud to present You Ji, Professor of International relations and Head of Department of Government, University of Macau, PRC. Read more

Development of Universal Social Security and Politics of Health Care in Indonesia

25 November 2016 kl. 13.15

SEASS talk by Muhammad Ridha, activist and researcher engaged in Indonesia’s working and oppressed class movement. Read more

Neighborhood as social and commercial space in South Korea

24 November 2016 kl. 16.00

Public Korea Studies Lecture by Antti Leppänen, PhD, University of Turku, Finland: "Neighborhood as social and commercial space in South Korea: the self-employed and the ideology of communality" Read more

Duterte-style Populism: The Philippines in the Geopolitical Economy of Southeast Asia

22 November 2016 kl. 14.15

Presentation by Bonn Juego, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Jyväskylä and currently guest researcher at NIAS. Comments by Nina Trige Andersen and Mark Philip Stadler. Read more

SEASS lecture: Dealing with Environmental Disaster in Urbanizing Indonesia: Ten Years of Lapindo Mudflow, and Still

15 November 2016 kl. 15.15

Public SEASS lecture by Anton Novenanto, Department of Sociology, Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia: "Dealing with Environmental Disaster in Urbanizing Indonesia: Ten Years of Lapindo Mudflow, and Still" Read more

Cheonghak Dong – beliefs and life style

11 November 2016 kl. 16.00

Public Korea Studies Lecture by independent scholar Dorrit Wagner. The lecture is in Danish. Read more

Talking with the Pakistani Taliban

11 November 2016 kl. 10:00

Lecture by Mona Kanwal Sheikh, PhD, Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS). Read more

JapanSessions: Media Coverage in Crisis

10 November 2016 kl. 13:15

Public lecture on the media coverage of the Fukushima disaster by Dr Jens Sejrup, Dept, of Anthropology, UCPH. The lecture is part of the JapanSession series. All are welcome. Read more

The Ebola Crisis and China’s Search for a Role as a Responsible Great Power

09 November 2016 kl. 10.00

As part of the ChinaTalks, we are proud to present Barry Buzan, Professor of International Relations, LSE. Read more

9th Nordic NIAS Council Conference and PhD Course

07 November 2016

Nordic Asian Studies in the 21st Century – Stocktaking for the Future, a conference with focus on current tendencies and future prospects for Asian studies within the Humanities and the Social Sciences.  Read more

Comparing Dynamics of Social Capital in Japan and China

04 November 2016 kl. 12.30

Lunch seminar with Shinya Ueno, professor at the Center for Policy Studies, Kumamoto University and Chunrong Liu, associate professor and executive vice director of the Fudan-European Centre for China Studies. Read more

New Brooms and Old: Sweeping Corruption in India, One Law at a Time

01 November 2016 kl. 10.00

Public guest lecture by Aradhana Sharma, associate professor of Anthropology at Wesleyan University Read more

How the most vulnerable countries are leading the world to tackle climate change

31 October 2016 kl. 15:00

Lecture by Dr. Saleemul Huq, International Institute for Environment and Development, Bangladesh. about how the most vulnerable countries are leading the world to tackle climate change. Read more

SEASS lecture: Who wants to be the Tinderella?

25 October 2016 kl. 15.15

Public SEASS lecture by Rinatania Fajriani, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies: "Who wants to be the Tinderella? Narrative construction of online dating practice in Indonesia" Read more

JapanSessions: Lecture by Lone Jung Persson

24 October 2016 kl. 12:15

Lone Jung Persson has a Master's Degree in Japanese Studies and Economics and many years of experience in project management. Today she works as Program Leader at Koncern It at Region Zealand. Read more

Landscapes of Power, Gardens of Labour: The President's Estate in Delhi, India

17 October 2016 kl. 12.00

Public lecture by Professor Amita Baviskar, sociologist at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi. Read more

Buddhism, business and economic relations - in Asia and beyond

12 October 2016

A three-day conference focusing on the complex relationship and ideological juxtapositions that lie within the nexus of Buddhism and economic activity in various historical and contemporary contexts in Asia and beyond. Read more

Open seminar: Affordances of Tibetan Landscape

11 October 2016 kl. 13.00

Open seminar with Professor Dan Smyer Yü, Founding Director of the Center for Trans-Himalayan Studies, Yunnan Minzu University. Read more

ChinaTalks: Building Inclusive Cities

04 October 2016 kl. 16:30

Landscape Architecture Lectures and ChinaTalks are proud to present Professor Pengjun Zhao, School of Urban and Environmental Sciences at Peking University. Read more

Fudan Day: China’s New Diplomacy and the voices from below

30 September 2016 kl. 10.00

Join us for an informal Fuday Day Event where colleagues from Fudan University and University of Copenhagen discuss China’s New Diplomacy and the voices that are emerging from below through Chinese social media.  Read more

Open seminar: Beef, Barbeque, and Nationalism

29 September 2016 kl. 17:00

Open seminar with PhD Anders Riel Müller, Nordic Institute of Asian Studies Read more

Open seminar: New approach to Local Governments’ Innovations in the Xi Era

29 September 2016 kl. 15.00

Seminar with Professor Jianxing Yu, Dean of School of Public Affairs, Zhejiang University. Moderator: Jørgen Delman, professor of China Studies. Read more

Who controls murky waters in the South China Sea?

27 September 2016 kl. 15:00

Academic Roundtable discussion with Dr. Hassan Wirajuda, former Foreign Minister of the Republic of Indonesia; Dr. Andreas Bøje Forsby, DIIS; Dr. Edyta Roszko, Cross-Cultural & Regional Studies, UCPH; Dr. Camilla T.N. Sørensen, Political Science, UCPH Read more

13th Korean Studies Graduate Students Convention

22 September 2016

The conference aims to give graduate students in all Korea-related fields an opportunity to present their research, share academic interests, and strengthen ties with other junior scholars. Read more

SEASS lecture: Livable City for Who?

20 September 2016 kl. 16:15

Public SEASS lecture by Dr. Rita Padawangi from the Asian Urbanisms Cluster, ARI, National University of Singapore: "Livable City for Who? Place-Making and Cultural Heritage in the era of Fragmented Urbanism" 

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Public guest lectures: Thomas Blom Hansen and Edward Simpson

12 September 2016 kl. 9:30

"Media, locality and community: notes on ethnography and media in a township in Durban" by Professor Thomas Blom Hansen, Stanford University and "You tube or Participant Observation? Recent fieldwork experiences on global infrastructure in Reunion Island" by Professor Edward Simpson, School of Oriental and African Studies, London.  Read more

PhD Workshop: Ethnography of Connections

12 September 2016

The workshop critically addresses a number of questions related to fieldwork methodologies in an increasingly interconnected world. Read more

Film screening: An Ordinary Election

09 September 2016 kl. 14:00

The story of an Indian election campaign from up-close - an intimate ground-up perspective of the anxieties, ambitions, struggles, and intrigues from the electoral battleground. Post-screening discussion with the film’s director, Lalit Vachani. Read more

Symposium: Ways of Overlooking

08 September 2016

This symposium is an invitation to focus on the multiple ways of looking and overlooking that entangle and make everyday life. Seats are limited registration is required. Read more

The Rise of Protestantism in Post-Mao China: State and Religion in Historical Perspective

06 September 2016 kl. 15.00

Seminar about Protestantism's explosive growth in post-Mao China with Prof. Yanfei Sun, Department of Sociology, Zhejiang University. Read more

ChinaTalks: Collective Actions in Post-Mao China: Between Chaos and Discipline

05 September 2016 kl. 15.00

ChinaTalks lecture by Dingxin Zhao, Max Palevsky Professor of Sociology at the University of Chicago and Qianren Jihuai Professor of Zhejiang University. Read more

Women in the World of Murakami Haruki

05 September 2016 kl. 14.00

Public guest lecture by Dr Gitte Marianne Hansen, Lecturer in Japanese Studies at the School of Modern Languages, Newcastle University. The lecture is part of the JapanSession series. All are welcome. Read more

China Lecture: Governing the Arctic and Antarctic

29 August 2016 kl. 15:00

Public guest lecture by Professor in International Law Chen Li from the Law School of Fudan University. Read more

Roundtable discussion: Chinese grandparents' contribution in the upbringing of young children in China

29 August 2016 kl. 10.00

The discussion will be led by Dr. He Min from the Preschool Education Department at East China Normal University (ECNU).  Read more

Beyond Domestic Borders

25 August 2016 kl. 12.00

Lunch talk by Hyaeweol Choi, Professor of Korean Studies; Director, Korea Institute Australian National University: "Beyond Domestic Borders: Transnational Mobility in the Making of Modern Korea, 1920 ‐ 1945"  Read more

China’s aid and investment in developing countries

24 August 2016 kl. 15.30

Open seminar in Asia House with Professor Yu Zheng, Fudan University and Senior Research Yang Jiang, DIIS. Organized by ThinkChina.dk, DIIS and Fudan-European Centre for China Studies. Read more

Vested interest in Chinese politics – a form of corruption or a means to get things done?

23 August 2016 kl. 14.00

Open roundtable event on 'vested interests' in Chinese politics with Professor Yu Zheng, Fudan University and Professor Jørgen Delman, University of Copenhagen.
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PhD defence: Andreas Møller Mulvad

12 August 2016 kl. 14.00 (sharp)

Andreas Møller Mulvad defends his PhD thesis "Hegemonic Projects. Interventions on the Politics of Communist Elite Legitimation in China, 2008-2015".  Read more

Public PhD defence: Emilija Zabiliute

29 June 2016 kl. 13:00

Emilija Zabiliute defends her PhD dissertation "Living with others: Subjectivity, relatedness and health among urban poor in Delhi". Read more

Public Guest Lecture: Religion, Atheism and the Quest for Indonesian Identity

23 June 2016 kl. 13.15

Timo Markus Duile, PhD and post-doc at the Department of Southeast Asian Studies at the Rhenish Friedrich Wilhelm University of Bonn, will give a SEASS lecture on identity and religion in Indonesia. Read more

ADI Conference 2016

20 June 2016

Locating Asia beyond, and within, its territoriality, the 8th international ADI conference explores historical connections, circulations and contentions that produce Asia within a global epistemic frame. The conference will feature keynote addresses, roundtables and panels across disciplines, temporalities and themes in the study of Asian dynamics. Read more

An Anthropology of -isations

17 June 2016 kl. 14:30

Department of Anthropology invites you to join Professor MSO, Ayo Wahlberg's inaugural lecture. Read more

Open event (research + poetry): Your smartphone kills workers in China

17 June 2016 kl. 12:15

This open seminar – which mixes state-of–the–art research and insights from China's factory floors with readings of workers’ – is concerned with the lives of workers in China and discusses how consumers in Denmark may relate to the life of people who produce our smartphones. Read more

Book launch: Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan

08 June 2016 kl. 15:00

Join us for a talk with Gitte Hansen, Newcastle University, who will present her latest book "Femininity, Self-harm and Eating Disorders in Japan". Read more

Open lecture - China in the Era of Xi Jinping: Stronger China, Harder Choices

26 May 2016 kl. 15.00

Open lecture on 'China in the Era of Xi Jinping: Stronger China, Harder Choices' with Jo Inge Bekkevold, Head of the Center for Asian Security Studies, Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies. Read more

Public guest lecture: Participative Mapping for the Urban Poor of Jakarta

26 May 2016 kl. 13.15

Yantri Dewi will be giving a SEASS lecture on the topic of Jakartan Urban Poor. Yantri is an Jakarta-based urbanist and lecturer at Matana University in Tangerang. She is trained in architectural engineering at UNPAR in Bandung and holds a Master in Human Settlements from KU Leuven. Read more

Art & Politics in Postwar Japan

26 May 2016

The conference will focus on art and politics in Japan in the period 1945-1975 in order to provide a foundation for scholars and general audiences to gain insights into the artistic and political situation of Japan in the immediate postwar period. Read more

Public lecture - What does China's "New Normal" mean for local governments?

20 May 2016 kl. 09.30

The Economist's Mary Boyd, Director, Economics Corporate Network Shanghai, presents and discuss the conclusions of the recently published report 'Opening the books'.

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Public lunch talk - China’s Ambition in the South China Sea: Hegemonic Power Versus Maritime Order

19 May 2016 kl. 12.00

Professor Katherine Morton, Chair and Professor of China’s International Relations at the University of Sheffield, discusses China’s hardening stance in the South China Sea. Read more

JapanSessions: Career Talk with Carina Bastlund Woollhead

13 May 2016 kl. 14.00

Carina Woollhead presents her experience with life beyond academia Read more

ChinaTalks Lecture Series: Will China find a ‘New Normal’?

03 May 2016 kl. 10:00

Lecture in the ChinaTalks series with Barry Naughton, Professor of Chinese Economy at UC San Diego. Event co-organized with CFA Society Denmark.  Read more

Desiring Denmark: Danish Living in the Social Imagination of Koreans during Colonial Korea

02 May 2016 kl. 17.00

Guest lecture by Albert L. Park, associate professor of history at Claremont McKenna College (Claremont, CA) and the Co-Principal Investigator of EnviroLab Asia at the Claremont Colleges. Read more

PhD defence - T. Kasandra Behrndt-Eriksen

02 May 2016 kl. 14.00

T. Kasandra Behrndt-Eriksen, Dept. of Political Science, defends her PhD thesis "Chinese Energy Companies’ Acquisitions Abroad. Implications for the Foreign Policy of an Authoritarian State." Read more

Linguistic Representation of the Sewol Ferry Disaster - A Corpus-based Analysis of Headlines from Two Korean Newspapers

29 April 2016 kl. 17.00

Public guest lecture by You-Kyung Ju, SOAS, the University of London Read more

The East Asian Peace – Can It Last?

28 April 2016 kl. 14.00

Roundtable in the ThinkChina Working Group on Politics with Stein Tønnesson, Research Professor at the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO). Read more

History Inside Globalization - Spatial Power and Inequity in Asia

27 April 2016 kl. 9:00

Public lecture by Professor David Ludden, New York University. Read more

Engaging the Senses in the Tibetan tantric "Major Practice Session" (sgrub chen)

27 April 2016 kl. 17:00

Guest lecture by Cathy Cantwell, Oriental Studies, University of Oxford. Read more

The Precious Lord: The history and practice of the Jowo Shakyamuni of Lhasa, Tibet

26 April 2016 kl. 16:00

Public guest lecture by Cameron David Warner, Associate Professor, Aarhus Universitet. Read more

Human Rights in China: The Work of the Dui Hua Foundation

25 April 2016 kl. 14:00

Round table meeting on human rights in China and the work of the Dui Hua Foundation. Read more

Progress and its Ruins: Ghosts, migrants and the uncanny in Northern Thailand

20 April 2016 kl. 13.00

Public guest lecture by Andrew Alan Johnson, Assistant Professor, Yale-NUS College. Read more

The Failure in Embedded Autonomy: South Korean Regulatory Reform Experience

20 April 2016 kl. 13.00

Public guest lecture by Yeonho Lee, Professor of Political Science, Director of Yonsei-SERI EU Center, and Director of the Institute of East and West Studies, Yonsei University.  Read more

The Dystopia of Health Governance and Moral Rule in Post-coup Thailand

19 April 2016 kl. 13.00

Public guest lecture by Daena Funahashi, Assistant Professor, Aarhus University.  Read more

Yonsei University and University of Copenhagen

18 April 2016 kl. 10.00

Following several fruitful visits to Seoul, the University of Copenhagen is currently exploring possibilities for closer collaboration with Yonsei University. As a first step the two universities are organizing a joint Yonsei-Copenhagen workshop on 18-20 April. Read more

NEW VENUE: Political Seminar: Is democracy better than meritocracy?

14 April 2016 kl. 13.00

NEW VENUE: Seminar with Daniel Bell and Theresa Scavenius Read more

Daniel Bell: The China Model

13 April 2016 kl. 19.00

Book Launch of Daniel Bell's new book: The China Model

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International conference: EAKLE

13 April 2016 kl. 09.00

International three day conference/workshop: EAKLE (European Association for Korean Language Education).  Read more

International workshop - Understanding the Other Korea: North Korea

09 April 2016 kl. 09.00

One day workshop on North Korea. Read more

PhD course: Food, Health and Philosophy in East and West

29 March 2016

Food, Health and Philosophy in East and West: interfaces between science, culture and business - international and interdisciplinary PhD course organised in China. Read more

Codruţa Sîntionean: Heritage Practices during the Park Chung Hee Era: An enduring legacy

11 March 2016 kl. 17.00

In the 1960s-1970s, military dictator Park Chung Hee’s postcolonial government created a very enduring trope about correcting the historical views of the past and establishing a “correct view of the nation” Read more

Dissident Translations

04 March 2016 kl. 17.00

Taking outset in her video installation and film Reiterations of Dissent (2011/15), Jane Jin Kaisen will talk about her extensive artistic research into the political history of Jeju Island, which she began in 2011 with the exhibition project Dissident Translation. Read more

CANCELLED: Carol Gluck on "Modernity in Common: Japan and World History"

03 March 2016 kl. 10.30

The public guest lecture by Professor Carol Gluck has been cancelled.  Read more

Redrawing the Global Financial Map - Jin Liqun President of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

02 March 2016 kl. 15.00

The talk will discuss how the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) can contribute to economic development in Asia. It will also address the opportunities for the European cooperating partners and the possible synergies between AIIB and the Silk Road initiative. Read more

Exhibition: Life in China's mega cities

25 February 2016 kl. 16.00

Photographer and CEO of the Danish think tank Urban, Niels Bjørn, has visited five Chinese mega cities and documented Chinese peoples' everyday life. Read more

The Invention of Taekwondo Tradition

24 February 2016 kl. 17.00

Public guest lecture by Dr Udo Monig, Department of Taekwondo, Youngsan University, Pusan, South Korea Read more

Readings in Ayurvedic Sanskrit

24 February 2016 kl. 12:00

Seminar with Professor Tsutomu Yamashita, Kyoto Gakuen University, and Associate Professor Kenneth Zysk, University of Copenhagen. Read more

Arctic science diplomacy: a case of managing the rise of China

22 February 2016 kl. 13.00

Roundtable with Rasmus Gjedssø Bertelsen, Professor of Northern Studies and Barents Chair in Politics at the Department of Sociology, Political Science and Community Planning at the University of Tromsø-The Arctic University of Norway. Please register by 19 Feb. Read more

Evaluating the Early Anthropocene Hypothesis

18 February 2016

The conference aims to bring together archaeologists, earth scientists and scholars from related fields working in east and west Asia to evaluate the early Anthropocene hypothesis and the impact Neolithic farming economies had on local environments and global climate. Read more

Governing the conflicted commons: Authorising resource access in the Indian tribal belt

11 February 2016 kl. 13.00

Siddharth Sareen, Section for Global Development, Department of Food and Resource Economics, defends his doctoral thesis at the PhD school of SCIENCE. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Atreyee Sen

10 February 2016 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to the brown bag lecture 'My wife carries a knife!’: Right-wing female militancy and castration/ wounding/masculine anxieties in a Mumbai slum by Atreyee Sen. Read more

The Precariat in the Era of Rentier Capitalism - CHANGED VENUE

09 February 2016 kl. 12:00

Public guest lecture by Guy Standing, Professor of Development Studies at SOAS, University of London. Please register no later than 1 February. Read more

Narrating Self and China. Women’s Autobiography in Early Twentieth Century China

08 February 2016 kl. 13.00

PhD defence by Irina Kristensen. Read more

Music and China’s National Identity

27 January 2016 kl. 12.00

China Lecture with Dr. Chen Yudan (Fudan University) organised by Fudan-European Centre for China Studies.  Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Trine Brox and Miriam K. Zeitzen

14 January 2016 kl. 12.00

Trine Brox and Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen will present the project "Prince Peter and The Third Danish Expedition to Central Asia - 7 years in Kalimpong" Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Stine Puri and Lars Højer

15 December 2015 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to a brown bag lecture with presentations from the collective project Escalations: A Comparative Ethnographic Study of Accelerating Change. Read more

Sharing Cities - A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable Cities

14 December 2015 kl. 15.00

Professor Julian Agyeman and PhD candidate Duncan McLaren will be speaking on the potential and challenges for cities in the race towards sustainability, considering
Copenhagen as one place where a new sharing paradigm is emerging, alongside cities such as Seoul, Medellin and San Francisco. Read more

Copenhagen China Conference

10 December 2015 kl. 9.00

Conference in Copenhagen featuring China-researchers (from PhD students and onwards) based in Copenhagen and key partners such as Fudan University.  Read more

’One Belt - One Road’ – and the implications for China-EU relations

08 December 2015 kl. 16.00

ChinaTalk with Senior Policy Fellow François Godement, Director of the Asia and China Programme, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) Read more

Economy and Security Landscape of Northeast Asia: Implications for Danish Interests

01 December 2015 kl. 15.00

Lecture by Professor Jong Kun Choi of Yonsei Unversity, Seoul, Korea. Choi works on International Relations theories. He is currently spending a sabbatical year as a visiting scholar at NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies.  Read more

Public talk by Professor Purwo Santoso

27 November 2015 kl. 13.30

"Welfare Regime for Democratizing Indonesia" by Purwo Santoso, Professor of Government, Head of Department of Politics and Government at the Gadjah Mada University in Yogyakarta. Read more

Pyar, paap aur politics (love, sin and politics)

27 November 2015 kl. 10.00

Public lecture on "Pyar, paap aur politics (love, sin and politics): Inter-religious love affairs, slum citizenship and community surveillance in two radicalised Indian ghettoes" by Atreyee Sen, Dept. of Anthropology. Read more

Digital China - Visions, Negotiations and Experiences

27 November 2015 kl. 10.00

Research seminar by Professor Marina Svensson and Dr Barbara Schulte with an introduction to the interdisciplinary project Digital China based at Lund University. Read more

Seminar with Monika Arnez: Disputed Lands

27 November 2015 kl. 09.00

Indonesia is rich in natural resources but at the same time conflicts arise over land rights, ownership and exploitation of resources. One recent development is that indigenous people have claimed land rights vis-à-vis the timber and palm oil industry. In this lecture we discuss this problem, using case studies from different parts of Indonesia, where indigeneous people and companies struggle over land. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Cecilia Milwertz

26 November 2015 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to a brown bag lecture on Manufacturing the World – the interconnectedness of Chinese workers and Danish consumers by Cecilia Milwertz from NIAS.
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Seminar with Monika Arnez: Gender and Islam in Indonesia

26 November 2015 kl. 10.00

In contrast to other countries with a Muslim majority, Indonesia is considered to be moderate with regard to its gender orders. Many women have an income of their own, in many communities they are owners of property, and they have respected positions in clan structures. However, the role of women in Islam is contested, and there are different ways of how gender and Islam play out in debates about women’s agency. Read more

Seminar with Monika Arnez: The events of 1965 in Sang Penari

25 November 2015 kl. 10.00

The Republic of Indonesia celebrates the 70th anniversary of its independence in 2015, an event that fills the heart of many Indonesian with dignity and joy. However, 2015 also marks the 50th anniversary of an attempted coup d’état and its terrifying consequences, the mass killings of people associated with the Indonesian Communist Party (PKI) and other left-wing organisations. Read more

Made in India

24 November 2015

Global Stories presents MADE IN INDIA as a lecture performance at the University of Copenhagen; a result of a collaboration between Global Stories and the Section for Theatre and Performance Studies at the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Read more

PhD course: Travel Writing - Politics, Poetics and Meaning

17 November 2015

The Department for Cross Cultural and Regional Studies invites PhD students from across disciplines, including—but not limited to—travel studies, literature, anthropology, sociology, area studies, religious studies, geography, political science, postcolonial studies, history, cartography and semiology to present their work, at any stage it might be, and benefit from individual feedback provided—among others—by the keynote speaker, Prof. Tim Youngs (Nottingham Trent University) and all others present, including senior faculty from our department. Read more

UNIQLO Store Manager Candidate Program

12 November 2015 kl. 16.15

Come and hear about the opportunities for a one-year training program with Uniqlo. For students with minimum a bachelor's degree. Read more

Roundtable: The Clash of Civilizations and Terrorism - Imagination or Reality

12 November 2015 kl. 10.00

Roundtable in the ThinkChina Working Group on Politics with Professor Jiadong Zhang, Center for American Studies, Fudan University Read more

Yenching Academy Introduction Meeting

11 November 2015 kl. 17.15

Introduction to the 1-year master of China Studies Program at Yenching Academy w. John Holden, Associate Dean, Yenching Academy. Read more

The Forming of World Subjects: Promoting Intersubjective anthropologies between China and Southeast Asia

10 November 2015 kl. 10.00

Seminar with Associate Professor Haoqun Gong from Institute of Global Ethnology and Anthropology, Minzu University of China.  Read more

ChinaTalks: Ritual and Sincerity: Theories from China

09 November 2015 kl. 11.00

ChinaTalk by Michael Puett, Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History, Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations at Harvard University. Read more

Daniel Beattie - Ikke altid så høflige: Japan set gennem rapmusik

04 November 2015 kl. 15.00

Foredraget giver en introduktion til japansk raps historie, samt hvorledes rapmusik fungerer som et rum for alternative kønsidentiteter og marginaliserede grupper. Read more

2nd Annual Nepal Workshop

04 November 2015 kl. 13.00

The workshop brings together scholars across departments and disciplines working on Nepal for a debate on the key agendas for research. Read more

Seminar in celebration of ThinkChina PI, Bertel Heurlin's 80th birthday

03 November 2015 kl. 14.00

In October, ThinkChina PI, Professor Bertel Heurlin, is celebrating his 80th birthday. To celebrate the occation, Center for Military Stuides and Department of Political Science is hosting a seminar on 3 November 2015. Speakers include UCPH's Prorector, Lykke Friis and Head of Department, Lars Bo Kaspersen. Read more

Processes of Norm Contestation In International Politics: Humanitarian Intervention and Scorekeepers in Global South

03 November 2015 kl. 13.15

Research seminar by Sasikumar S. Sundaram, PhD-candidate from International Relations and European Studies at Central European University, Budapest. Read more

Governance for urban sustainability in China: Challenges and Practices

31 October 2015

Workshop on "Governance for urban sustainability in China" at Danish Architectural Centre. Read more

Roundtable Discussion: Assessing China’s Eco-cities

30 October 2015 kl. 14.00

Roundtable discussion with Professor Cunkuan BAO - one of China’s leading authorities on eco-cities. Read more

Spurned Courtesans, Returned Gifts and Invented Pavilions: Convention, Reputation and Mythmaking in Chosŏn-Ming Relations, 1400–1633

29 October 2015 kl. 17.00

Korean Studies Seminars 2015 by Dr Sixiang Wang, University of Pennsylvania. Read more

Guest lecture by Jack Barbalet

26 October 2015 kl. 14.00

Public guest lecture Wealth Migration from Mainland China: International Investor Residency Schemes and Chinese Wealth Preservation by Jack Barbalet, Chair Professor in Sociology, Hong Kong Baptist University Read more

Proletarian Nights in the 21st Century

26 October 2015 kl. 12.00

The seminar is structured as a roundtable with each participant offering a 5-10 minutes reflection on aspects of Rancière’s work of particular relevance to today’s debates. Read more

Religion and Armed Revolutionary Movements: the Naxalites, Birsa Munda, Christianity and Hindu Sects

23 October 2015 kl. 13.10

Centre of Global South Asian Studies and the Department of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen invites you to a public lecture by Alpa Shah on 'Religion and Armed Revolutionary Movements: the Naxalites, Birsa Munda, Christianity and Hindu Sects’ Read more

N-SEA workshop in Helsinki: Security and migration

23 October 2015

The second of two workshops on "Demographic changes in Southeast Asia: Regional and international ramifications" organized by ADI and N-SEA – the Nordic Southeast Asia Network. Read more

Known and Unknown History Between Denmark and Korea

20 October 2015 kl. 16.00

Korean Studies Seminars 2015 by Professor Yi T’ae-jin, Seoul National University. Read more

Two talks by Jan Breman, University of Amsterdam

20 October 2015

The first, Informalizing The Economy: The Return of the Social Question at a Global Level, is on the changing meaning of the working class in the world, and the changing role models for states in the west and the rest dichotomy. The second, Pauperism in India: Past and Present, is a talk on Prof. Jan Breman's forthcoming book. Read more

China's Contested Internet

13 October 2015 kl. 10.00

The Fudan Centre is proud to present a guest lecture by Professor Yang Guobing, University of Pennsylvania, on the subject of his new book, China's Contested Internet. Read more

Peter Marcus Kristensen defends his PhD thesis at the Department of Political Science

07 October 2015 kl. 14.00

"Rising Powers in the International Relations Discipline: Sociological Inquiries into a Dividing Discipline and the Quest for Non-Western Theory". Read more

Roundtable Discussion: Assessing the state of EU-Taiwan relations

06 October 2015 kl. 15.00

Open roundtable discussion organized by the ThinkChina Working Group on Politics. Read more

India-EU partnership and its significance in the 21st century world

06 October 2015 kl. 10.30

Public talk by Anand Sharma, former Union Cabinet Minister in charge of Commerce and Industry and Textiles in the Government of India, and since June 2014 Deputy Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament. Read more

CANCELLED - ThinkChina roundtable discussion: How to stabilise Sino-U.S. relations?

05 October 2015 kl. 14.00

With Professor Xiong Zhiyong, China’s Foreign Affairs University (Beijing) - one of China’s most prominent scholars on Sino-U.S. relations and China’s foreign policy and particularly well-informed about Beijing’s foreign policy priorities. Read more

ADI research day

29 September 2015 kl. 9:00

Research presentations and discussions. Read more

Making a spectacle of fisheries: Framing sovereignty in the South China Sea

18 September 2015 kl. 13.30

Lecture by Edyta Roszko, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.  Read more

ChinaTalks: China's Foreign Policy - A New Normal?

14 September 2015 kl. 15.00

In the ChinaTalk "China's Foreign Policy - a new normal?", Marc Lanteigne, Senior Research Fellow, NUPI, will discuss the recent trends in China's foreign policy under Xi Jinping. Read more

CRIC Research Seminar: Embracing Concurrent Realities. Revisiting the Relationship between Human Rights and Conflict Resolution

14 September 2015 kl. 13.30

CRIC invites to the research seminar “Embracing Concurrent Realities. Revisiting the Relationship between Human Rights and Conflict Resolution” with Michelle Parlevliet, soon to be postdoc and affiliated researcher at CRIC.
The research seminar will revolve around Michelle Parlevliet's study on the interplay of human rights and conflict resolution in the practice of civil society organisations and independent state institutions.
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Discussion: New Subaltern Politics

11 September 2015 kl. 10.00

Centre for Global South Asian Studies invites you to a discussion on New Subaltern Politiscs edited by Alf Gunvald Nielsen and Srila Roy and published by Oxford University Press in 2015. Read more

Transcultural Urban Creativity and Activism in Hong Kong

18 August 2015 kl. 9:15

Public lecture by Minna Valjakka, Ph.D. of the Academy of Finland. 
Part of the international summer school Urban Culture in Theory and Action Read more

Urban Renewal and Cultural Imagination in Shanghai

18 August 2015 kl. 11:15

Public lecture by Lena Maria Sheen, Assistant Professor at NYU Shanghai.
Part of the international summer school Urban Culture in Theory and Action Read more

Seminar: How to drive your business with public affairs/government relations in China

17 August 2015 kl. 16.00

Peter Yan, Public Affairs Director of Rockwool China, will provide a rare and personal insight into his experiences with PA/GR and qualify them in the context of ‘doing business in China’.  Read more

The New China: Gender, Class and Everyday life

14 August 2015 kl. 9.30

This seminar focuses on significant intersections of gender, class and new forms of life in 21st century China. Read more

NordMedia: Media Presence – Mobile Modernities

13 August 2015

Panel on "Media and Communication in Asia in early 21 century: Changes, Continuities, and Challenges" Read more

ChinaTalks: Professor Wei Ran

12 August 2015 kl. 10.00

Professor Wei Ran on general trends, breakthroughs and enduring challenges in communications research across Asian nations during the dawn of the “Asian Century.” Read more

Keynote lecture by Professor Michael Herzfeld

26 June 2015 kl. 16.15

As part of the 7th Intl. ADI Conference Food, Feeding, and Eating in and out of Asia Professor Michael Herzfeld, Harvard University, will give a keynote lecture on When is Food Ethnic and What does that Imply? Reproducing Inequalities in the Framing of Asian Cuisines. Read more

Mongolia as Theory

26 June 2015 kl. 13.15

Is Mongolia becoming an anthropological empire, and should it? Informal roundtable with presentations by Prof. Manduhai Buyandelger (MIT) and Dr. Gregory Delaplace (Nanterre). Read more

Keynote lecture by Dr Madhusree Mukerjee

25 June 2015 kl. 14.00

As part of the 7th Intl. ADI Conference Food, Feeding, and Eating in and out of Asia Dr. Madhusree Mukerjee will give a keynote lecture on The Imperial Roots of Hunger. Read more

Returning to the Forest. Shamanism, Landscape and History among the Duha of Northern Mongolia

25 June 2015 kl. 13:00

Benedikte Møller Kristensen defends her PhD thesis. Read more

Keynote lecture by Professor Paul Freedman

24 June 2015 kl. 10.30

As part of the 7th Intl. ADI Conference Food, Feeding, and Eating in and out of AsiaProfessor Paul Freedman, Yale University, will give a keynote lecture on Asian Restaurants in London and New York. Read more

ADI conference: Food, Feeding, and Eating in and out of Asia

24 June 2015

The 7th annual international ADI conference "Food, Feeding, and Eating In and Out of Asia" takes place at the University of Copenhagen on 24-26 June 2015. The conference will feature distinguished keynote speakers as well as interdisciplinary panels. Read more

Asia-Nordic Cross-Cultural Dialogue for Closer Relations

17 June 2015 kl. 9.30

Secretary General of the Nordic Council of Ministers, Dagfinn Høybråten, will talk about the Nordic way and Asia exclusively in AsiHouse, Indiakaj 16. Read more

Professor Willy Lam: The Rise of Xi Jinping and the Closing of the Chinese Mind

16 June 2015 kl. 11.00

Prof. Willy Lam guests NIAS to give a lecture based on his latest publication Chinese Politics in the Era of Xi Jinping - Renaissance, Reform, or Retrogression? Read more

ChinaTalks: Dr. Zhao Quansheng

15 June 2015 kl. 10:15

"The New Type of US-China Relations: A Dual Leadership Structure in Asia Pacific" Read more

Inequity and Urbanism in the Global South

12 June 2015

Centre of Global South Asian Studies and the PhD programme at Department of Cross Cultural and Regional Studies are organising its 4th annual collaborative workshop for doctoral students at New York University. This time Amsterdam University has joined the NYU-Copenhagen initiative as well. Read more

EPRU SEMINAR

08 June 2015 kl. 11:00

Heiwai Tang, John Hopkins University. "Domestic Value Added in Exports: Theory and Firm Evidence from China" Read more

ChinaTalks: Andrew Scobell

04 June 2015 kl. 9:30

"China's Great Leap Outward: Hard and Soft Dimensions of a Rising Power" Read more

The 4th Korean Screen Culture Conference

29 May 2015

K-Pop, K-Drama, Hallyu, transnational cultural flows, South and North Korean film. 28 speakers, 10 countries, 7 panels, 2 days. Read more

Fieldwork seminar: South-South Mobilities: An ethnographic exploration of African migrants in contemporary Delhi

27 May 2015 kl. 13:00

Fieldwork seminar with Bani Gill Read more

Poetic Encounters: Hindi Meets Danish

13 May 2015 kl. 16:00

Through a series of poetic translations to the danish, students of Modern South Asian Studies will present the work of renowned Hindi poet Shri Krishna Kumar Vidhyarthi Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Ildiko Beller-Hann

11 May 2015 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to a brown bag lecture on Islam, legitimation, identity: Uyghur historical narratives from Eastern Xinjiang by Ildikó Bellér-Hann from the Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies.  Read more

Korean Studies Seminar: Does Confucianism matter in the study of Korea?

08 May 2015 kl. 17.00

Korean Studies Seminar with Dr. Isabelle Sancho Read more

Filmscreening + Masterclass: Ascan Breuer / Dokumentarisches Labor

08 May 2015

8 May: Filmscreening "Jakarta Disorder" + "Paradise Later" (Trilogi Jawa I + II). 9 May: Masterclass with Ascan Breuer: Documentary as Lab: Dubious Documentary vs. Documentary of Truthiness Read more

Korean Studies Seminar: Equivalences in Korean and English Languages

07 May 2015 kl. 10:00

Korean Studies Seminar with lecture by Dr. Stefan Knoob Read more

The Internal and External Constraints on Foreign Policy in India. Exploring Culture and Ethnic Sensitivities

07 May 2015

NIAS and the Department of Political Science at the University of Aalborg invites you to attend a workshop on The Internal and External Constraints on Foreign Policy in India. Exploring Culture and Ethnic Sensitivities. Read more

China Talks: Professor Bu Wei

05 May 2015 kl. 10:00

"The Point is to Change It": Exploring the Theory and Practice of Action-oriented Communication Research in China Read more

New India's World

28 April 2015

Workshop on New India's World. An invitation to rethink the question of novelty. Read more

Korean Studies Seminars 2015: Can the Past Forget us? Historical Memory in Northeast Asia

27 April 2015 kl. 17.00

Public lecture by Dr Jong Kun Choi, Yonsei University Read more

Seminar: China as a Rising Power in Asia and in the World

27 April 2015 kl. 15:00

Centre for Military Studies has the pleasure of inviting you to a seminar with professor and ambassador Jørgen Ørstrøm Møller on the subject  “China as a Rising Power in Asia and in the World”. Read more

Contested Narratives: International Workshop with PhD course

23 April 2015

Varying frames or forms of narratives - whether of historical trajectories of the emergence of modern nation-states and their boundaries and borderlands, configurations of memory and cultural heritage, politics of identity and not-belonging, or modes of (un-)development and migration - are not fixed, stable, and unchanging. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Michael Alexander Ulfstjerne

21 April 2015 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to a brown bag lecture on "Un-real Estate: The Social Life of Temporary Wealth in China" by Michael Alexander Ulfstjerne, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Read more

Conference & job fair: Crack the China Code

20 April 2015 kl. 14:30

How can employees with expertise on China-Denmark boost their business and career? Read more

From Ground Zero to Degree Zero: Akira as Origin and Oblivion

20 April 2015 kl. 14.00

Guest lecture by Christopher Bolton Associate Professor, Williams College on Ōtomo Katsuhiro's cult anime film Akira Read more

Call for Participation in PhD workshop: Making sense of the field in Southeast Asia

17 April 2015

PhD workshop in connection with the N-SEA workshop series “Demographic changes in Southeast Asia: Regional and international ramifications”.
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N-SEA workshop

16 April 2015

Gender and generational transformations in Southeast Asia - the first of two workshops on Demographic changes in Southeast Asia: Regional and international ramifications organized by the Nordic Southeast Asia network (N-SEA) and sponsered by NOS-HS. Read more

Demographic changes in Southeast Asia: Regional and international ramifications

16 April 2015

Announcement of two Nordic Southeast Asia Network workshops on “Demographic changes in Southeast Asia: Regional and international ramifications”: Gender and generational transformations (Copenhagen, 16-17 April, 2015) and Security and migration (Helsinki, 23-24 October 2015).  Read more

Himlens Søn og Velstandsguden: Religion i Kinas historie

26 March 2015 kl. 20.00

Foredrag v/ Bent Nielsen, lektor, Ph.d. Read more

Farewell lecture and reception for Prof. Min Dongchao

26 March 2015 kl. 16.30

Professor Min shares the insights she has gained through her two-year EU Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship at NIAS. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Jong Kun Choi

25 March 2015 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to a brown bag lecture entitled North Korea, an Impossible State? Why and How Sunshine Policy to North Korea deserves another chance after 7 years by Professor Jong Kun Choi,  Yonsei University, Korea. Read more

Human Rights in China

20 March 2015 kl. 10.00

Round table meeting on human rights in China and on the results which one NGO – Dui Hua – has achieved through interaction and negotiations with Chinese authorities over a period of 25 years. Read more

China Talks: Social movements, corruption and Party-state responses in China

19 March 2015 kl. 15.15

Two talks on The enigma of President Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption campaign by Li Lianjiang of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Defragmenting Authoritarianism: Online complaining, accountability and power concentration in China by Christian Göbel of the University of Vienna. Read more

A Writer's Journey by Namita Gokhale

19 March 2015 kl. 13.00

Public lecture by Namita Gokhale, author, founder and co-director of the worlds' largest annual literary event 'Jaipur Literary Festival'. Read more

Public Defence of PhD Thesis: Xiaowei Gui

18 March 2015 kl. 10.00

Xiaowei Gui defends his PhD thesis entitled Handling of Small-Scale Protests in China. Process Dynamics and Outcomes. Read more

Korean Studies Seminars 2015: Stories that Art Objects Tell

16 March 2015 kl. 17.00

Lecture by Charlotte Horlyck, Lecturer in Korean Art History at SOAS, The University of London. Read more

China Talks: Professor Amitav Acharya

09 March 2015 kl. 10.15

"Taming China: Can Asia Overcome Chinese Dominance and Avoid Europe's Past?" by Professor Amitav Acharya, American University, Washington, DC.  Read more

Lunch seminar by Assistant Professor Jun Liu

02 March 2015 kl. 12

12.00-13.00 at NIAS Read more

Lunch lecture by Prof. Li Xing

27 February 2015 kl. 13.00

Lunch lecture by Professor Li Xing, Aalborg University on Understanding the dialectics between hegemony and world order. The rising powers and the emerging world re-order. Read more

The Amritsar Massacre - Genealogy of Colonial Violence in British India

25 February 2015 kl. 14.00

Public lecture by Kim Wagner, Senior Lecturer in British Imperial History, Department of History, Queen Mary University of London. Read more

China Talks: Professor Yuan Ren

24 February 2015 kl. 10.15

"Migration and Low-Carbon Society: Factors associated with Migrants' Consumptive Carbon Emission in Urban China" by Yuan Ren, Professor of Demography and Urban Studies at Fudan University. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Kai He

18 February 2015 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to a brown bag lecture on China’s Crisis Behavior: Political Survival and Foreign Policy after the Cold War by Kai He from the Dept. of Political Science. Read more

Gender and Islam in Indonesia

05 February 2015 kl. 15.00

Public guest lecture by Nina Nurmila, Senior Lecturer at the State Islamic University (UIN) Bandung, Indonesia. Read more

(Un)common enclosures

29 January 2015 kl. 9.30

Public seminar by the Globalization and Development Researcher Group, Dept. of Anthropology on 29 January 2015. Read more

Practices of Order: Colonial and Imperial Projects

28 January 2015

Keynote lectures by George Steinmetz, Mariana Valverde and Stephen Legg as part of a conference on practices developed by colonial states and empires in order to govern the behavior of their subject populations. Read more

The Intergroup Relations Model and its Relevance for Asian-European Interaction

15 January 2015 kl. 12.15

Lunch lecture at NIAS by Thomas E. Malloy, Professor of Psychology at Rhode Island College. Read more

PhD defense by Michael Ulfstjerne

12 January 2015 kl. 13.00

Michael Alexander Ulfstjerne defends his PhD thesis titled Un-real Estate: The Social Life of Temporary Wealth in China. Read more

Four more years for Abe

07 January 2015 kl. 12.30

Lunch lecture at NIAS by freelance journalist Asger Røjle Christensen. Read more

Law and Transitional Society: Chinese and Global Perspective

10 December 2014 kl. 9.00

Conference on the Chinese legal system's response to social transition and the role China plays in the global legal environment. Read more

Financing the future - Analytical and policy challenges in Europe, China and in an interdependent world

05 December 2014 kl. 8.30

International conference in honour of Niels Thygesen "Financing the future - Analytical and policy challenges in Europe, China and in an interdependent world". The conference will bring together academic, central bank and other financial sector economists working in areas of macroeconomics and finance. Read more

ToRS Urban Studies - Urban Culture Lab

05 December 2014 kl. 14:00

Urban Culture Lab is a cross-faculty, interdisciplinary initiative to map, develop and publicize urban studies at Copenhagen University’s Faculty of Humanities. Through a series of "presentation" events, the various institutes will introduce their urban studies profile for the board and anyone interested, and now it is ToRS’ turn. Read more

State Failure and Civil Society Efforts in Addressing Historical Injustice in Indonesia

02 December 2014 kl. 14:00

Public guest lecture by Dr. Vannessa Hearman, Acting Head of the Department of Indonesian Studies at the University of Sydney, Australia. Read more

Who can be killed with impunity and who cannot be impugned in Thailand

02 December 2014 kl. 10.15

Public guest lecture by Tyrell Haberkorn, Department of Political and Social Change at the School of International, Political, and Strategic Studies, Australian National University. Read more

Not by Love Alone - The Violin in Japan, 1850-2010

28 November 2014 kl. 19:00

Book launch with lecture and recital by Margaret Mehl, hosted by the Dansk-Japansk Selskab Read more

Grundtvig's Dream has come true in Korea

26 November 2014 kl. 17:00

Korean Studies Seminar 2014 at Copenhagen University by Ambassador Young-sam Ma, Embassy of the Republic of Korea (Denmark). Read more

Yiwu: Arab Supermarket or Global Trading Centre? Perspectives from the Afghan Diaspora

20 November 2014 kl. 13.15

Public guest lecture by Professor Magnus Marsden, University of Sussex, on the significance of the Chinese city Yiwu for the global trade in low-grade commodities. Read more

Lunch lecture by Dr Atreyee Sen

18 November 2014 kl. 12.00

Lunch lecture by Dr Atreyee Sen, University of Manchester, on Torture and laughter: Political incarceration and the art of performing happiness in an urban Indian prison. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Ravinder Kaur

12 November 2014 kl. 12.00

ADI and NIAS invite you to a lunch lecture on Remixing History - Some Notes from Post-Exotic India by Ravinder Kaur from the Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Read more

PhD defence by Nikolaj Vendelbo Blichfeldt

11 November 2014 kl. 13:00

Nikolaj Vendelbo Blichfeldt defends his PhD thesis "Making Sense of Climate Change - Encounters with Low-Carbon Life in an Urban Community in China". Read more

PhD course: Comparative Studies in Migration and Memory

06 November 2014 kl. 9.30

Students with varied disciplinary interests from across the humanities and social sciences are welcome to attend. Registration deadline: 3rd October. Abstract submission deadline: 24 October. Read more

Monks and milk mothers

06 November 2014 kl. 14.15

Public guest lecture and video screening by Dr Rita Langer, Buddhist Studies, University of Bristol. Read more

Lecture on the early Buddhist ideas about "final liberation"

05 November 2014 kl. 15.00

How only Buddhists can stop thinking and get away with it: a theory of ‘the attainment of cessation’ (nirodha-samāpatti) in early Buddhist literature. By Rupert Gethin, University of Bristol Read more

Keynote lecture by Willem van Schendel

24 October 2014 kl. 16:15

As part of the 6th Intl. ADI Conference Intra-Asian Connections: Interactions, flows, landscapes Professor Willem van Schendel will be giving a keynote lecture entitled "Mapping Quirky Linkages: Asia beyond the continental straitjacket". Read more

Keynote lecture by Adam T. Smith

23 October 2014 kl. 16:15

As part of the 6th Intl. ADI Conference Intra-Asian Connections: Interactions, flows, landscapes, Professor Adam T. Smith delivers a keynote lecture entitled "Barbarians, Backwaters, and the Civilization Machine: Integration and Interruption Across Asia's Early Bronze Ages." Read more

Keynote lecture by Shalini Randeria - cancelled!

22 October 2014 kl. 15:15

Cancelled - As part of the 6th Intl. ADI Conference "Intra-Asian Connections: Interactions, flows, landscapes" Professor Shalini Randeria will give a keynote lecture entitled "Travelling norms and transnational entanglements".
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Keynote lecture by Prasenjit Duara

22 October 2014 kl. 10:45

As part of the 6th Intl. ADI Conference "Intra-Asian Connections: Interactions, flows, landscapes" Professor Prasenjit Duara will give a keynote lecture entitled Circulatory and Competitive Histories: Temporal Foundations for Cosmopolitan Theory. Read more

Intra-­Asian Connections: Interactions, Flows, Landscapes

22 October 2014

The 6th annual International ADI Conference spans three days and features distinguished keynote speakers as well as interdisciplinary panels emphasizing intra-Asian connections. Read more

States of Democracy - Some Perspectives from India

21 October 2014 kl. 13.00

Centre for Global South Asian Studies is pleased to invite you to a public lecture by Dr. Aniket Alam. Read more

8th Annual NNC Conference and PhD Course: A Multitude of Encounters with Asia - Gender Perspectives

13 October 2014

The 8th Annual NNC Conference and PhD course will take place from 13-17 October 2014 at the University of Iceland. Deadline for submitting abstracts: 1 June 2014. Read more

Guest lectures by Daniel A. Bell and Xiao Jialing

08 October 2014 kl. 14.15

Two leading specialists on Chinese affairs, Dr. Daniel A. Bell from Tsinghua University in Beijing and Dr. Xiao Jialing from Fudan University in Shanghai will share their perspectives on China’s new forms of governance and foreign policy process. Read more

China Talks: Ding Chun

07 October 2014 kl. 14:15

China Talk on "The New Horizon of China's Socioeconomic Development" by Professor Ding Chun, Fudan University. Read more

Caste in Contemporary India by Surinder Singh Jodhka

07 October 2014 kl. 10.00

Centre of Global South Asian Studies is pleased to invite you to a debate seminar to release a new book on Caste in Contemporary India by Surinder Singh Jodhka. Read more

Confucianism to Save the World! China Talk by Dr. Bai Tongdong

03 October 2014 kl. 13:15

Confucianism to save the world! The cultural messages of a rising China, and how a Confucian hybrid regime can address issues that democracies are not structured to  address. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Ayo Wahlberg

02 October 2014 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to a brown bag lecture on Routinising reproductive technologies in China by Ayo Wahlberg from the Department of Anthroplogy. Read more

Restless Urban Landscapes in China - China Talk by Dr. Shen Jie

30 September 2014 kl. 14:15

Restless urban landscapes in China - Examining the effects of urbanization and urban lifestyles in post-reform China  Read more

Southern Futures: Thinking Through Emerging Markets

25 September 2014

Two-day workshop that critically traces the idea and the moment of 'emerging markets' within the broader history of the South. Leading international scholars will attend, among others John Comaroff and Jean Comaroff, Achille Mbembe, David Goldberg, and Keith Hart. Read more

The European Union's Pivot to Asia

16 September 2014 kl. 12.30

Guest lecture at the Centre for European Politics by Professor Philomena Murray from the University of Melbourne. Read more

Cultural Connections Between ancient Mesopotamia and India

12 September 2014

Three-day conference on Mesopotamia, the 'land between the rivers'. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Anders Blok

11 September 2014 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to another brown bag lecture on Asia. Worlding cities through their climate projects? Urban ecological experiments in Europe and Asia by Anders Blok, Dept. of Sociology. Read more

China Talks: Ou Ning

10 September 2014 kl. 13.15

"Bishan Project: Cultural Production and Social Engineering". Ou Ning, Chinese thinker, artist, editor, and activist will give a talk about Bishan Commune, an art community founded by him in 2010, where artists and intellectuals advocate for ruralism and anarchism. Read more

Consumer Citizenship, Food Practices and Social Aspirations

04 September 2014 kl. 13.00

Public guest lecture by Amita Baviskar, Institute of Economic Growth, University of Delhi. Organized by the Centre of Global South Asian Studies. Read more

China Talks: Dr. Shen Yifei

25 August 2014 kl. 14:15

"The iFamily: Self, Family and State in the Risk Society" by Dr. Shen Yifei, Department of Sociology, Fudan University. Read more

Harmony in Sino-Western Joint Ventures in China: the Role of Guanxi and Constructive Controversy

14 August 2014 kl. 12.30

Lunch lecture at NIAS by Dr. Nancy Chen, Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Read more

Summer School: The Chinese Dream

04 August 2014

Anthropological Approaches to Understanding Contemporary China. Summer School at the University of Copenhagen (week 32+33) organised by the Dept. of Anthropology and ADI. Read more

Japanese One Man Comedy Show (Rakugo)

20 June 2014 kl. 17.00

We are proud to present Master Tōgetsuan Hakushu, one of the most popular “rakugo-ka” (rakugo actor) in Japan today. Read more

Asia brown bag lecture: Chunrong Liu

17 June 2014 kl. 12.00

NIAS and ADI invite you to the first of a series of brown bag lectures on Asia. Governing China’s Urbanization by Chunrong Liu, Fudan-European Centre for China Studies Read more

China Talks: Professor Yu Kongjian

11 June 2014 kl. 15.00

China Talks: Sustainable Urbanization in China. Read more

The Long Ride Mission arrives at ToRS

10 June 2014 kl. 10.00

How come breast cancer in Asian women has risen sharply during the past decades? Why do Asian women often fail to seek treatment until it is too late? What are the cultural impediments in relation to breast cancer? Read more

The 2014 General Elections in India: Results and Consequences

02 June 2014 kl. 15.00

Three India observers and a student of democracy will share their observations and expectations: Rasmus Fonnesbæk Andersen, Jeppe Matzen, Mrutyuanjai Mishra, and Kenneth Bo Nielsen. Read more

Public guest lectures: Ideology Post Cold War

27 May 2014 kl. 15.00

Two public guest lectures: Prof. Dr. Vedi Hadiz on Class and Islamic Populism and Dr. Carool Kersten on Indonesian and Islamic Studies. Read more

PhD defence by Wenjie Li

27 May 2014 kl. 13:00

Wenjie Li defends her PhD thesis "A Study of Chinese Translations and Interpretations of H.C. Andersen's Tales: History and Influence". Read more

Confronting caste-based sexual violence in India

27 May 2014 kl. 12.15

Discussion led by Asha Kowtal, the General Secretary of the All India Dalit Women’s Rights Forum, and filmmaker Thenmozhi Soundararajan. Read more

PhD Seminar: Ideology Post Cold War

27 May 2014

Leftism, Political Islam, Authoritarian Nationalism, and its Convergences/Divergences: the Future of Political Ideology in Indonesia and the Global South and its Regionalizations. NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE: 19 May 2014
The panel on 27 May and the guest lecture on 28 May with Prof. Dr. Vedi Hadiz (Murdoch University, Perth) and Dr. Carool Kersten (King's College, London) are open to the public.  Read more

Confrontation in Asia? The United States, China and its neighbors

21 May 2014 kl. 13:00

The US and China and the managing of the Asian regional order by Prof. Robert Ross, and alliance policies and the Asian regional order by Associate Prof. Wang Dong. Read more

China Talks: Professor David Lampton

12 May 2014 kl. 14.15

Coping with Calamities: China’s Leaders and the Dilemmas of Reform by Professor David Lampton, Director of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Read more

Asian Security Dynamics: Energy Vulnerabilities, Military Capabilities and New Structures of Decision Making

12 May 2014 kl. 10:15

Public guest lecture by Professor Michael Wesley organised in collaboration with the Australian Embassy. Michael Wesley is Professor of National Security and Director of the School of International, Political and Strategic Studies at the Australian National University. Kindly register by 9 May. Read more

PhD Thesis Defence: Jacob Ki Nielsen

09 May 2014 kl. 17:00

Public defence by Jacob Ki Nielsen: Fictions of Kinship: Representations of Multicultural Family-making in the South Korean Cine-and dramascape. Supervisor: Jørgen Delman Read more

Won Il: My compositions and work

09 May 2014 kl. 15.00

Korean Studies Seminar: Won Il, Artistic Director of the National Orchestra of Korea talks about his compositions and work. Read more

South Korean Cinema: Finding Success in the Post-Cinematic Era

08 May 2014 kl. 17.00

Korean Studies Seminar with Professor Kyung Hyun Kim, University of California at Irvine. Read more

PhD seminar and public lectures: Place in the Global South

08 May 2014

The PhD seminar aims to examine how everyday practices, political processes and power relations produce places in the Global South. Keynote Lectures (open to the public) by: Ursula Rao, professor, Leipzig University & John Gledhill, professor, University of Manchester. Read more

PhD Course: Environmental History and Identity

06 May 2014

This PhD workshop is open for all those who are interested in looking at different cultural groups, and situating them within their surrounding landscape, and to rethink and reconceptualise the study of environment and identity. Keynote speaker: Dr Timothy P. Barnard, National University of Singapore. Read more

Copenhagen Master Class in Gender and Body Dynamics

05 May 2014

Professor Aihwa Ong, UC Berkeley, US, is keynote speaker and main discussant at the first Copenhagen Master Class in Gender and Body Dynamics. The course is composed of two lectures and two dialogue sessions over three days. The lectures are open to the public. Read more

Urban Life Across the Globe - Provincializing 'the Western Metropolis'

02 May 2014

The purpose of this mini-seminar is to inspire debates on ways to conduct nuanced and truly global studies of urban culture and politics. This can involve comparative urbanism, cross-regional and transnational perspectives as well as multi-disciplinary approaches. Read more

China Talks: Richard Herd

30 April 2014 kl. 14.15

China Talks: How long can China's economy continue to grow rapidly? Demographic and environmental challenges. Read more

New Perspectives on Korean History: the Role of Elite Descent Groups

25 April 2014 kl. 17.00

Korean Studies Seminar with Professor Martina Deuchler, Professorial Research Associate, SOAS, University of London. Read more

Human Rights and India's Diversity

09 April 2014 kl. 13.00

Public guest lecture by Susan Vishvanathan, Professor of Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Read more

Gender Dynamics of Politics in Asia from a Comparative Perspective

08 April 2014 kl. 14.15

Public guest lecture by Chiharu Takenaka, Professor at the College of Law and Politics, Rikkyo University. Read more

Sustainability Without Borders? Energy in Asia and the World

05 April 2014 kl. 9.30

An international student conference, giving students the opportunity to learn about Asia’s current and future developments in sustainable energy generation, the manufacturing of goods and how demographic changes and consumer habits may affect these parameters. Registration required. Read more

China Talks: Anthropologist Vanessa Fong

03 April 2014 kl. 14:15

Paradise Redefined: Transnational Chinese Students and the Quest for Flexible Citizenship in the Developed World - Seminar co-hosted by Dept. of Anthropology, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, and ThinkChina.dk Read more

China and gender group meeting

03 April 2014 kl. 13.15

The China/gender group has researcher and PhD student members from the humanities, law and social sciences faculties, UCPH. The group meets to discuss the work of members and to exchange information on China/gender research related activities. Read more

Indonesia's Democracy and the Road to Elections 2014

27 March 2014 kl. 15.00

Public debate on the topic of Indonesia's elections in 2014 organised by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Copenhagen in cooperation with NIAS and NISN. Kindly register by 25 March. Read more

China Talks: Professor David Zweig

26 March 2014 kl. 14:15

Staying in Power: Why the Communist Party of China Will Continue to Rule - public guest lecture by Professor David Zweig, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. Read more

Multiculturalism in Indonesia Today

25 March 2014 kl. 15.00

Public guest lecture with Professor Azyumardi Azra organised jointly by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia and ADI. NOTE: Change of venue Read more

Roundtable: Is anyone listening? Authority and authenticity in a fragmented public sphere

25 March 2014 kl. 11.00

Centre of Global South Asian Studies is pleased to invite you to a roundtable with: Jakob Skovgaard-Petersen, Kristin Veel, Nils Holtug, Ravinder Kaur (moderator), Thomas Blom Hansen, William Mazzarella. Read more

Designing Robots - Designing Humans

25 March 2014

A three-day public seminar on how robots will engage human beings as learners and cultural beings in the future. The first day of the seminar focuses on 'Robots in Japan'. Registration deadline: 21 March. Read more

Who the Hell Do the Censors Think They Are?

24 March 2014 kl. 13.00

Public guest lecture on Publicity and Censorship in Bombay Cinema by William Mazzarella, Professor of Anthropology and of Social Sciences, University of Chicago. Read more

Trade, Sex, and Diplomacy

21 March 2014 kl. 17.00

Boundaries and images of Japan in Chosŏn Korea and boundaries and images of Korea in Tokugawa Japan. Korean Studies Seminar with Dr James B. Lewis, University of Oxford. Read more

The Sacrificial Self - Recasting Renunciation in South Asia

21 March 2014 kl. 14.00

Centre of Global South Asian Studies, Department of Cross Cultural and Regional Studies is pleased to invite you to Honorary Professor Inaugural Lecture "The Sacrificial Self - Recasting Renunciation in South Asia" by Thomas Blom Hansen. Read more

The Rise of China's Military Forces: How much is enough?

21 March 2014 kl. 14.00

Conference organised by the Centre for Military Studies. Presentations by analyst Dennis J. Blayko (former senior fellow, National Defense University in Washington D.C.), and Liselotte Odgaard, Royal Danish Defence College.  Read more

K-Pop and the foundations of Korean Wave

14 March 2014 kl. 17.00

Korean Studies Seminar with Professor Keith Howard, SOAS University of London. Read more

The Future of the Left in Southeast Asia

13 March 2014 kl. 13.15

Public guest lecture by Dr Walden Bello, senior analyst of the Bangkok-based institute Focus on the Global South and professor of sociology at the University of the Philippines. Read more

Shinzo Abe and Japan's New Nationalism

07 March 2014 kl. 13.15

Presentation IN DANISH by Asger Røjle Christensen, experienced journalist and writer in the field of Asia, especially Japan. Read more

Fieldwork in the Humanities

07 March 2014 kl. 10.00

Presentation by Mark Philip Stadler, PhD fellow, ToRS/ADI: "New Ideologues. The Development of Alternative Political Ideology and its Effects on Social Change in Post-Suharto Indonesia". Read more

Japan's Emergence as a Musical Power: The Introduction of Western Music in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Japan

04 March 2014 kl. 17.30

Associate professor Margaret Mehl from Japanese studies at ToRS examines the rise of western style classical music in Japan and the causes of Japan's worldwide influence on classical music today. Registration is required.

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Uses and Abuses of Ancient History in South Korea

21 February 2014 kl. 17.00

Korean Studies seminar with Dr Vladimir Tikhonov (박노자) University of Oslo. Read more

Ise - Japan's Ise Shrines - Ancient yet New

21 February 2014 kl. 16.00

Public lecture by Svend M. Hvass, Architect MAA. The Ise shrines are rebuilt every 20 years, and - as the only non-Japanese - Svend Hvass has had the privilege of following the many preparations and ceremonies accompanying the 62nd reconstruction from 2005 till 2013. Read more

Global Careers - MSc in Security Risk Management & MSc in Global Development

03 February 2014 kl. 15.30

At this event you will have the chance to get more information about the two new Master's programmes, hear about career opportunities and talk to the teachers from the two programmes. Read more

PhD defence - Stine Simonsen Puri

31 January 2014 kl. 1 pm (doors will be closed after this time)

Stine Simonsen Puri defends her PhD thesis "Speculation in Fixed Futures - An Ethnography of Betting in between Legal and Illegal Economies at the Delhi Racecourse". Read more

Guest lecture by Dr. Otsuka Natsuhiko

27 January 2014 kl. 16:00

NIAS invites you to an afternoon with Dr. Otsuka, a Japanese specialist on the Northern Sea Route. The event "Will the Northern Sea Route see a bright tomorrow" is a part of the ongoing NIAS research project "Asia and the Changing Arctic". Read more

Japanese Photography from the Meiji period

23 January 2014

A 2-day seminar about Japanese photography from the Meiji period and its rich cultural historical and artistic significance. Read more

US Rebalancing Policy and China-India Relations, including maritime issues (by invitation only)

16 December 2013 kl. 15.00

Talk by Dr. Satu Limaye, director of the East-West Center in Washington, DC, on China-India relations in light of US rebalancing, followed by roundtable discussion. Read more

Law Reform in Pakistan

12 December 2013 kl. 10.15

Public guest lecture by Dr. Osama Siddique, Department of Law & Policy, Lahore University of Management Sciences. Read more

Law and Art: European And Global Perspectives

10 December 2013 kl. 8.30

Workshop organized by Centre for European Constitutionalization and Security, Faculty of Law & Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, Faculty of Humanities. Read more

Emerging Priorities of the Xi-Li Administration

05 December 2013 kl. 15.30

NOTICE: TODAY'S EVENT "EMERGING PRIORITIES OF THE XI-LI ADMINISTRATION" HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE STORM FORECAST Read more

China's Overseas Resource Extraction

05 December 2013 kl. 10.00

Seminar with Dr. Jill Shankleman: China’s growing demand for resources has led to large-scale investments in oil, gas, and mining industries across the world. But what are the social, political, and environmental challenges of these activities, and how are they being addressed? Read more

Dalit Political Mobilization and Cultural Identity Politics

04 December 2013 kl. 14.15

Public guest lecture by Dr. Heinz Werner Wessler, Department of Linguistics and Philology (Indology) at Uppsala University. Read more

PhD defence - Annette Thorsen Vilslev

29 November 2013 kl. 15.00

Annette Thorsen Vilslev defends her PhD thesis "Affective World Literature. The Continuity of Consciousness in the Literary Theory and Novels of Japanese Writer Natsume Sõseki" Read more

Beggars of Lahore - film screening by Sheba Saeed

26 November 2013 kl. 14:30

Dr. Sheba Saeed, PhD from Birmingham University and director of the film will talk about her work and answer questions after the screening. Read more

Prophecy and Protest in the Age of Globalization

21 November 2013 kl. 14.15

Guest Lecture by Professor Torkel Brekke, Pembroke College, Oxford Read more

Spinning a Yarn - A Tapestry of Danish Colonial Narratives?

20 November 2013 kl. 16.15

Guest lecture by Josefine Baark, Department of History and Art, University of Cambridge organized by ToRS and the Tranquebar Initiative of the National Museum. Read more

Social Mobility and Inequality in post-reform India

07 November 2013

International conference in Delhi on 7-8 November jointly organised by University of Copenhagen and University of Delhi. Read more

Agency and Social Change: What Value Heritage?

06 November 2013 kl. 10.15

Public guest lecture by Professor Amareswar Galla, Executive Director of the International Institute for the Inclusive Museum. The lecture is organised by the Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. All are welcome. Read more

The Idea of Science in Modern China

04 November 2013 kl. 15.15

CECS is hosting a series of international lectures on Global Constitutional Struggles this autumn. Our second guest is Wang Hui, who will speak on The Idea of Science, the Reclassification of Knowledge and the Question of Culture in Modern China. Read more

7th Annual NNC Conference

04 November 2013

This year's NIAS/NNC conference and PhD course "The Power of Knowledge: Asia and the West" will take place at SDU on 4-8 November 2013. Deadline for submitting abstracts is 20 October 2013. Read more

Rabindranath Tagore's Rural Reconstruction Experiment: Present Intervention

29 October 2013 kl. 10.15

Public guest lecture by Dr. Sujit Kumar Paul, Associate Professor at the Department of Lifelong Learning and Extension at Visva Bharati University. Read more

Concept India Competences

25 October 2013 kl. 9.00

As part of the UCPH India Action Plan, Asian Dynamics Initiative invites academic and administrative staff at UCPH working with India to participate in the course Concept India Competences. Read more

Money, Marriage, and Gender: Dowry in India

24 October 2013 kl. 11.15

Public guest lecture by Dr. Ranjana Sheel, Department of History at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. Read more

Against the Consensus - Reflections on the Great Recession

09 October 2013 kl. 1.15

Guest lecture by Professor Justin Lin, Peking University (Beida) organised by DERG, Department of Economics. Read more

The Balance of Power in Asia

23 September 2013 kl. 2.30 pm

The Centre for Military Studies invites you to participate in the seminar: "The Balance of Power in Asia". Read more

Copenhagen South Asia Workshop 2013

10 September 2013 kl. 9.45

Annual Copenhagen South Asia Workshop (CSAW) on 10th September 2013 with keynote address by Professor Kavita Philip, University of California, Irvine and special session with Indian Ambassador to Denmark Niraj Srivastava. Read more

Inauguration Lectures in Social Anthropology

06 September 2013 kl. 14:00

This year the Department of Anthropology has appointed three professors. Colleagues, students, family and friends are invited to a joint inauguration event held by the three new professors: Tine Gammeltoft, Henrik Vigh and Morten Axel Pedersen.  Read more

The Fukushima Nuclear Disaster and Democracy in Japan: Attempting to Harmonize Diverse Voices

02 September 2013 kl. 1 pm

Guest lecture at NIAS by Mikiko Eto, Professor of Political Science, Hosei University. Read more

Building to feel - Space and emotion in Delhi in the 1840s

20 August 2013 kl. 10.00

Guest lecture by Professor Dr. Margrit Pernau, Center for the History of Emotions, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin. Read more

State Formation, State Development, and State Challenges. Denmark and South Korea compared

15 August 2013

Summer school at the Dept. of Political Science on "State Formation, State Development, and State Challenges. Denmark and South Korea compared", 15-24 Aug 2013. Read more

Public Defence of PhD Thesis: Katja Rangsivek

11 July 2013 kl. 1 pm - precisely

Katja Rangsivek, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, defends her PhD thesis "TRAKUN, POLITICS AND THE THAI STATE". Read more

PhD defence - Nina Elisabeth Torm

02 July 2013 kl. 11.00 (sharp)

Nina Torm, Department of Economics, defends her PhD thesis “Firms and Workers in Transition: A Series of Micro Studies on Vietnam”. Read more

China's cities and climate change

17 June 2013 kl. 9.15

The workshop explores sustainable city development in China, presenting three cases from Hangzhou and Shanghai that relate to China’s attempted transition towards a low-carbon society. Registration is required. Read more

Growth: Critical Perspectives from Asia

13 June 2013

ADI's 5th international conference 13-14 June with keynote lectures by Professor Edward Farmer and Professor Danny Quah as well as interdisciplinary panels on green growth, cultural growth, ecomonic growth and more. Read more

Guest Lecture: Queer Filmmaking and Queer Politics in Contemporary China

10 June 2013 kl. 10.00

Public lecture by Dr Hongwei Bao, Lecturer in Asian Media, Nottingham Trent University, UK and visiting researcher at NIAS 10-14 June 2013. (New venue) Read more

Photo Exhibition: How to Win Elections in Indonesia?

30 May 2013

Photo exhibiton by Vera Altmeyer running from 30 May to 31 August 2013 in the Faculty Library of Social Sciences. Extended online version of the exhibition, featuring photographs, videos and other visual material at NIAS Lincs Asiaportal InFocus Blog. Read more

PhD defence by Rune Bolding Bennike

24 May 2013 kl. 14.00

Rune Bolding Bennike defends his PhD thesis "Governing the Hills. Imperial Landscapes, National Territories, and Production of Place between Naya Nepal and Incredible India". Read more

Global Lectures - Ha-Joon Chang

23 May 2013 kl. 16.00

Ha-Joon Chang, Cambridge University, will give a talk in the Global Lectures series on 23 thing they don’t tell you about capitalism - and what they mean for our economic prospects. Read more

Pre-defence seminar: Fictions of Kinship. Representations of the Multicultural Turn in (S) Korean Cinema and TV Drama

17 May 2013 kl. 12.15

Most welcome to the third pre-defence seminar at ToRS where we will discuss 
Jacob Ki Nielsen’s project: Fictions of Kinship. Representations of the Multicultural Turn in (S) Korean Cinema and TV Drama. 
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Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Lin: keynote lectures on 'World Literature and the World of Literature'

16 May 2013 kl. 9.00

Prof. Howard Goldblatt, University of Notre Dame and Prof. Sylvia Lin, University of  Notre Dame gives public keynote lecture for PhD course 'World Literature and the World of Literature'. Read more

Late Neolithic, Multi-species Resettlement Camp as a template for 'Development'

03 May 2013 kl. 13.00

Public lecture by Professor James Scott, Yale University, organized by the Centre of Global South Asian Studies and the Centre for Development Research, UCPH. Read more

Double lecture by Surinder Jodhka and Anna Lindberg

02 May 2013 kl. 13.15

CGSAS invites you to a double lecture: Indian Village in neoliberal times: Changing Economies, Power and Identities by Surinder Singh Jodhka, JNU and Paradise Limited: Marriage and Dowry in Kerala by Anna Lindberg, Lund. Read more

The Folk Memory Project: Talk and film screening with filmmaker Wu Wenguang

29 April 2013 kl. 14.15

Wu Wenguang, China’s pioneering independent documentary filmmaker and co-founder of the Caochangdi Workstation in Beijing, will present his ‘Folk Memory Project’. Read more

Religious Extremism and Modernity - Mapping the New Pakistan

23 April 2013 kl. 12.30

Centre of Global South Asian Studies and the Swedish Network of South Asian Studies (SASNET) are pleased to invite you to a public lecture by Ayesha Siddiqa. PLEASE NOTE: Venue has changed. Read more

Prospects for China's foreign policy

18 April 2013 kl. 9.00

China has a new leadership, but what bearing will this have on Beijing's foreign policy priorities, if any? This talk by dr. Linda Jakobson, a leading scholar in the field, explores the prospects for China's post-transition foreign policy. 
Registration required. Read more

Between tradition and modernity: Socialist development among the Uyghurs of Xinjiang

18 April 2013 kl. 18.30

Talk by Ildikó Bellér-Hann, associate professor at the Department of Cross-Cultural based on her latest fieldwork and research. Read more

Newness, Ritual and Globalization in Urban Hindu Temple Publics

18 April 2013 kl. 15.15

Public lecture on "Newness, Ritual and Globalization in Urban Hindu Temple Publics" by Tulasi Srinivas, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Emerson College, Boston. Read more

Network of South East Asian Studies

18 April 2013

Founding meeting for Danish scholars working on Southeast Asia as a first step towards building a Scandinavian Network of South East Asian Studies. (Participation by invitation) Read more

Conference on China's Arctic ambitions

17 April 2013 kl. 14.00

Conference on China's ambitions in the Arctic region with dr. Linda Jakobson, the East Asia Program Director at Lowy Institute for International Policy, as the keynote speaker, and a panel of scholars on issues pertaining to China and the Arctic. Registration is required.  Read more

Copenhagen climate change seminar

16 April 2013 kl. 14.00

Mohamed Nasheed, the former Maldives President, will give a talk on 'How can we build a carbon neutral world economy?' Read more

Chinese media and the 4th estate

15 April 2013 kl. 14.00

Guest lecture by PhD student Laura Dombernowsky, Department of Culture and Society, Section for Asian Studies, University of Aarhus. Read more

Opening of Fudan European Centre for China Studies at UCPH

15 April 2013

A new and exciting collaboration between Fudan University, Shanghai, and University of Copenhagen has resulted in the establishment of a new China centre at UCPH, the first of its kind in Europe. The opening will be celebrated over two days, with the conference “Creative Spaces: Seeking the Dynamics of China’s Development” and an opening ceremony. Registration is required. Read more

Stranded Britons: Hong Kong and Falkland Islanders at Empire's End

11 April 2013 kl. 9.15

Seminar on "Stranded Britons: Hong Kong and Falkland Islanders at Empire's End" with Mark Hampton, Lingnan University and Ezequiel Mercau, University of Copenhagen. Read more

A Tale of Two Amnesties: 6 October 1976 and the misplacement of accountability in Thailand

08 April 2013 kl. 14.15

Guest lecture by Tyrell Haberkorn, research fellow at the Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University. Read more

China's leadership and the consequences for China's political system

04 April 2013 kl. 15.00

A leading scholar on human rights in China, Dr. Zhang Wei is the co-director of Institute of Human Rights at China University of Political Science and Law. Registration required. Read more

From World History to World Literature: Reflections on a New Comparative Method

02 April 2013 kl. 10.15

Public lecture by Professor Shu-mei Shih, UCLA. All are welcome! Read more

The Passion for God in Gendered Islamism

21 March 2013 kl. 14.15

Pre-defence seminar of Iram Asif's project The Passion for God in Gendered Islamism. A Study of Education, Authority and Jihad in the Red Mosque and Jamia Hafsa in Urban Pakistan. Read more

AMIS inauguration

15 March 2013 kl. 13.00

Official opening of the Centre for Advanced Migration Studies (AMIS) on 15 March 2013 at the Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen. Read more

Mumbai as Dreamscape: Poverty, Media, Property

28 February 2013 kl. 14.00

Public Lecture by  Prof. Arjun Appadurai,  Department of Media, Culture, Communication, New York University Read more

Speculation in India: Imaginaries of Indian economies

28 February 2013

3-day seminar on speculation - including keynote lecture by Prof. Arjun Appadurai. Read more

Low Carbon Green Growth Strategy In East Asia in Practice: A Critical Review

27 February 2013 kl. 11.00

Seminar at NIAS with Dr. Akihisa Mori, Associate Professor, Graduate School of Global Environmental Economics, Kyoto University Read more

Materializing Culture: Design, Technology and Community in an Artisanal Textile from India

26 February 2013 kl. 3 pm

Guest lecture by Aarti Kawlra, Fellow at the International Institute of Asian Studies, Leiden, Netherlands. Read more

Asia and Europe Connected: Asia in Europe, Europe in Asia

20 February 2013 kl. 14.00

Lecture by Dr. Byung H. Kim, Korean Ambassador to Denmark. The lecture is followed by a reception. Read more

PhD defence by Jun Liu

11 February 2013 kl. 13.00

"Mobilized by Mobile Media. How Chinese People use mobile phones to change politics and democracy" PhD defense by Jun Lui. Read more

Narrativity and Indian Historiography

07 February 2013 kl. 12.00

Guest lecture by Anthony Cerulli, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, NY, and Research Fellow at Institut d'Études Avancées de Paris. Read more

Tradition-Making and Education in Modern Ayurveda

06 February 2013 kl. 15.00

Guest lecture by Anthony Cerulli, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, NY, and Research Fellow at Institut d'Études Avancées de Paris. Read more

China Studies: PhD Workshop

29 January 2013 kl. 12.00

Six PhD students present their papers on a number of subjects ranging from low-carbon life in Dongpingxiang to urban activists in rural China. Read more

ThinkChina.dk - Green Growth

17 December 2012 kl. 16:00

ThinkChina.dk is organizing an event on development of renewable energy technologies and solutions in China and opens the floor to discussions on what Denmark's part in this process could be. Read more

Selective reproductive technologies – routes of routinisation and globalisation

13 December 2012

International conference on 13–15 December 2012 at UCPH. Keynote speakers: Sarah Franklin, University of Cambridge - Lene Koch, Københavns Universitet - Rayna Rapp, New York University - Margaret Sleeboom-Faulkner, University of Sussex. Read more

Chinese Literature and the Writings of Exile

11 December 2012 kl. 10.00

Guest lecture "Chinese Literature and the Writings of Exile" by Chinese writer Ma Jian. Read more

PhD defense - Peter Damgaard

07 December 2012 kl. 13:00 Precise (For the sake of the candidate doors will be closed at this time)

Peter Damgaard defends his PhD thesis "Visions in Exile. Inroads to a 'Counter-System' of Contemporary Chinese Literature". Read more

State regulation and social capital – comparative approaches to India and Denmark.

07 December 2012 kl. 10.00

Workshop "State regulation and social capital – comparative approaches to India and Denmark", 7-8 December 2012. Deadline for submitting abstracts (max 250 words) 10 November. Read more

Growth and Fall of Environmental Values

04 December 2012 kl. 14:00

Two lectures on Chinese thoughts about climate challenges in past and present by China studies associate professor Bent Nielsen and China studies professor Jørgen Delman. Read more

Valg på kinesisk

03 December 2012 kl. 15.00 - dørene lukker kl. 14.50

Bliv klogere på kinesisk politik og landets nye ledere, når Københavns Universitet og Politiken inviterer til debat om det kinesiske magtskifte. Read more

The Global Crisis and the Impact on Emerging Economics

29 November 2012 kl. 14.00

Sustainability Science Centre invites to a talk by Dr. Kaushik Basu, Chief Economist of the World Bank. Registration is necessary. Read more

China's Economy and Society: Regional and global implications of a growing Chinese influence

27 November 2012

Annual NNC conference and PhD course organised by NIAS, the Center for Markets in Transition (CEMAT) and the Department of Management and International Business at Aalto University School of Business. Read more

Shadows, Zombies, and Animated Weapons in Kashmirian Tantra

22 November 2012 kl. 15.15

Guest lecture by David Gordon White, University of California, Santa Barbara. Read more

On Food and Commensality

20 November 2012 kl. 15.15

As part of the India Today/Copenhagen Tomorrow programme, and to celebrate the new study programme on Modern India and South Asian Studies - ADI and ToRS invite you to a series of late afternoon lectures this autumn. The third double-lecture will be on Food and Commensality by Manpreet Janeja and Stig Toft Madsen. PLEASE NOTE: NEW VENUE Read more

Seminar on "The Act of Killing"

16 November 2012 kl. 14:00

Seminar at DIIS on the documentary "The Act of Killing". Note: The film will not be screened at the seminar. Read more

Guest lecture by Dr. Pattana Kitiarsa

15 November 2012 kl. 19:30

Of Men and Monks: Boxing-Buddhism Nexus and the Production of National Manhood in Contemporary Thailand by Dr. Pattana Kitiarsa, National University of Singapore, jointly hosted by the Asian Dynamics Initiative and the Department of Cross-cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen. Read more

Abandoned places. Atmospheres of ruins and ghost towns

05 November 2012

Seminar to explore the role of abandoned places as sites that offer a lens into people’s perception of past and future. Read more

NATO after Afghanistan

29 October 2012 kl. 14.15

Seminar at the Centre for Military Studies. All are welcome. Registration is required. Read more

Mini-course on Ayurvedic Medicine in India (part III)

26 October 2012 kl. 14.15

The treatments used in Ayurveda, with some practical demonstration of basic diagnosis techniques, where students can participate. Read more

Mini-course on Ayurvedic Medicine in India (part II)

25 October 2012 kl. 15.15

On the Ancient Indian Massage Technique "Chavuttithirumal". Note: new venue Read more

On Pilgrimages and Chariot Festivals

23 October 2012 kl. 15.15

As part of the India Today/Copenhagen Tomorrow programme, and to celebrate the new study programme on Modern India and South Asian Studies - ADI and ToRS invite you to a series of late afternoon lectures this autumn. The second double-lecture will be on Pilgrimages and Chariot festivals by Erik R. Sand and Peter B. Andersen.
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Mini-course on Ayurvedic Medicine in India (part I)

22 October 2012 kl. 13.00

Basic principles and the history of Ayurveda in India. Read more

PhD defence by Karen Asta Arnfred Vallgårda.

16 October 2012 kl. 13:00 Precise (For the sake of the candidate doors will be closed at this time)

Karen Asta Arnfred Vallgårda defends her PhD thesis "Bringing Children into the Fold. Danish Missionaries in Colonial South India 1864-1918". Read more

Governing the Global Economy: States, Networks, and the Rise of East Asian Economies

05 October 2012 kl. 14.00

Guest lecture by Professor Henry Wai-chung Yeung, PhD, Professor of Economic Geography at the National University of Singapore. Read more

Writing Transcultural Spaces

03 October 2012 kl. 14.00

Seminar and readings with scholars on Indian literature and two Indian writers: Mridula Garg and Githa Hariharan as part of the India Today/Copenhagen Tomorrow programme. Read more

Workshop on Japanese research tools

25 September 2012 kl. 9.30

Workshop on Japanese online research tools held at the Faculty Library of Humanities, Amager, Copenhagen. The workshop will be a demonstration of three of the most important Japanese databases and a presentation of Japanese e-books. Read more

Writers Exchange, Denmark - India

24 September 2012 kl. 16.00

As part of the India Today/Copenhagen Tomorrow project the University of Copenhagen and Gyldendal are organizing a panel discussion between three Indian and three Danish writers. Read more

The clash of nationalisms in Northeast Asia

20 September 2012 kl. 2pm

Roundtable event on the 2012 Diplomatic Dispute between China-­Japan at the Department of Political Science. Read more

Copenhagen South Asia Workshop 2012

17 September 2012 kl. 9:30

The 4th annual CSAW is entitled "Worlds of South Asia". The aim is to showcase the wide variety of worlds – social, political, cultural, financial, developmental, historical, mythical, regional and/or global assemblages – that make the idea of South Asia. Read more

On Ayurveda and Yoga

11 September 2012 kl. 15.15

As part of the India Today/Copenhagen Tomorrow programme, and to celebrate the new study programme on Modern India and South Asian Studies - ADI and ToRS invite you to a series of late afternoon lectures this autumn. The first lectures will be on Āyurveda and Yoga by Ken Zysk and Anusuya Kumar. Read more

PhD defense - Dan Hirslund

05 September 2012 kl. 15.00

Dan Hirslund will defend his PhD thesis "Sacrificing Youth - Maoist Cadres and Political Activism in Post-war Nepal". Read more

Imaginaries of Modern India

03 September 2012 kl. 14.00

Seminar at Aarhus University on "Imaginaries of Modern India" with Saloni Mathur and Ravinder Kaur. Read more

Workshop: Sikh Identity Formations

31 August 2012 kl. 9.30

Two day Nordcorp workshop on "Sikh Identity Formations" from 31 August. First day is open for all. Read more

Spectacle of Globality

29 August 2012

India’s makeover as a global power calls for a rethinking of theoretical debates and discourses of belonging, citizenship, national identity, popular politics and the contested place of its colonial past in this present moment of globality. Two-day workshop addressing the social-political processes at work in shaping India as a global power. Read more

Rethinking Japanese Studies from Practices in the Nordic Region

22 August 2012

Nichibunken’s Overseas Symposium from 22-24 August 2012. The symposium will take place at UCPH and is co-organised by The section of Japanese Studies (ToRS) and ADI, University of Copenhagen. Read more

The Rise of China and how to deal with it

10 August 2012 kl. 2pm

Public lecture at the Dept. of Political Science. “How to assess the Rise of China empirically and theoretically? Chinese soft power – is there a Beijing model being promoted?” by Dr. Shogo Suzuki, University of Manchester and “6 truths from 2006 - the search for a post-financial crisis paradigm for globalization and interaction with China” by Former Associate Prof. Tim Mondorf, UCPH. Read more

Gender and Body Dynamics Denmark-China

10 August 2012

Summer school in August 2012 on 'Gender and Body Dynamics Denmark-China' in Copenhagen and Beijing. Applications must be submitted by 10 June 2012. Read more

Summer school: The Rise of China in Domestic, Regional and Global Contexts

01 August 2012

The Department of Political Science is organizing a summer school on "The Rise of China" from 1-10 August 2012. Application deadline: 1 May 2012. Read more

The Innovation of a Chinese School of IR

27 June 2012 kl. 13.00

At this CAST Research Seminar a forthcoming book chapter entitled "'You need to do something that the Westerners cannot understand' - The Innovation of a Chinese School of IR" by Peter Marcus Kristensen and Ras Tind Nielsen will be discussed. Read more

The Internationalisation of Dalit and Adivasi Activism

25 June 2012

Luisa Steur, Dept. of Anthropology, is co-organsing a conference on 'Internationlisation of Dalit and Adivasi activism'. The conference will take place in London. Deadline for registration is 18th June 2012. Read more

What's next for democracy in Myanmar?

19 June 2012 kl. 10.00

Join us for a public debate on what the future holds for democracy in Myanmar, and what the past year's reforms may mean for the country's media. Panel debate with editor in chief of Democratic Voice of Burma and a high-ranking representative of the Myanmar government. Read more

Political Functions of Security Speech in the People’s Republic of China

13 June 2012 kl. 14.15

Guest lecture on the relationship between security arguments and social mobilization in the People’s Republic of China by Juha Vuori, University of Turku. Organized by the Centre for Advanced Security Theory (CAST). Read more

Burma book launch

11 June 2012 kl. 16.00

Book launch at NIAS Press: The Authority of Influence : Women and Power in Burmese History by Jessica Harriden. Read more

Kashgar Revisited

10 May 2012

3-days' workshop from 10-12 May 2012 in commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the Death of Ambassador Gunnar Jarring. Read more

Rising Asia, Anxious Europe

02 May 2012

The 4th international ADI conference will take place at the University of Copenhagen on 2-3 May 2012. There will be keynote addresses by Prof. Peter van der Veer, Prof. Ulrich Beck, Isabel Hilton, Prof. Wang Gungwu, and Prof. Aihwa Ong. Read more

Japan's African Policy: An Overview of A Century of Japan-Africa Relations

29 March 2012 kl. 12:00

NIAS and Nitteian Kenkyukai are hosting a workshop on "Japan's African Policy: An Overview of A Century of Japan-Africa Relations" with Professor Jun Morikawa from Rakuno Gakuen University, Japan. Read more

Symposium Commemorating '311'

08 March 2012 kl. 13.00

One Year On: A Symposium Commemorating '311', the Great East Japan Earthquake of 2011. What challenges have the Japanese faced over the past year? How are they coping with and responding to them? What did they learn? What insights and implications can they share with us, and what can we share with them? Read more

PhD defence by Jesper Schlæger

24 February 2012 kl. 14.00

Jesper Schlæger, Dept. of Political Science, defends his PhD thesis "E-government in China. Digital information and communication technologies in local government organisational reforms in Chengdu".
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Three guest lectures by Geir Heierstad

23 February 2012 kl. 17.00

The lectures "Pakistan - nation building in the shadow of Bhāratīya Thalasēnā", "India - er "political society" makt for de fattige?" and "India - jakten på det sivile samfunn og dets framtid" will take place on 23 and 24 February. Read more

SOHR DAMB: A New Perspective on Prehistoric Baluchistan

21 February 2012 kl. 15.15

Guest lecture by Dr. Ute Franke, Islamic Museum Berlin.
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Archaeological Research and Heritage Projects in Afghanistan: Ancient Herat and Bagh-e Babur

20 February 2012 kl. 15.15

Guest lecture by Dr. Ute Frank, Islamic Museum Berlin. Read more

The Status and Challenges of Economic Integration in Europe and Asia: with focus upon Regional Currency Cooperation

20 January 2012 kl. 13.30

Guest lecture by Professor Eiji Ogawa, Vice President of the Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo. Read more

The making of a new folk art

12 December 2011 kl. 3 pm

Guest lecture by by Associate professor Roma Chatterji, Department of Sociology, University of Delhi.
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Sacralizing the State and De-Sacralizing Islam: Islamists and the Democratic Deficit in Pakistan

08 December 2011 kl. 17.00

Roundtable discussion on "Sacralizing the State and De-Sacralizing Islam: Islamists and the Democratic Deficit in Pakistan" with Farhat Haq, Professor of Political Science, Monmouth College. Read more

Postsocialist Publishing: Internet Literature in China

08 December 2011 kl. 15.15

Cross-Cultural Seminar at ToRS by Michel Hockx, School of Oriental and African Studies, London. Read more

Guest lecture on Hip-hop in Japan

08 December 2011 kl. 13:15

Guest lecture on "Hip-hop Japan: Creativity and Identity within Cultural Globalisation" by Kiku Day, SOAS, University of London. Read more

Gender and Culture in China

07 December 2011 kl. 19.30

Talk in the Danish-Chinese Association by Denise Gimpel, associate professor in China Studies at the University of Copenhagen. Read more

What should we Learn from China?

07 December 2011 kl. 13:15

Guest lecture at NIAS by Associate Professor Josef Gregory Mahoney, East China Normal University. Read more

Krudt og kugler i Kina

25 November 2011 kl. 11.15

Åbent foredrag ved forfatter Simon Rom Gjærø "Krudt og kugler i Kina: Dansk våbenekspert i tjeneste hos Kinas mest magtfulde krigsherre i de kaotiske 1920ere". Efter foredraget vises dokumentarfilm.
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Shaping modern knowledge on Islam

24 November 2011 kl. 15:15

Cross-Cultural Seminar by Dietrich Jung from the University of Southern Denmark. Title of the presentation: "Max Weber and Sheikh Ahmad ibn Zayni al-Dahlan: Shaping modern knowledge on Islam". Read more

ADI Workshop

21 November 2011

A 2-day workshop on the recently initiated research clusters: 'Urban Imaginaries and power in Asian mega-cities', 'Bodies and Boundaries', 'State, Society and Marginality', and 'Asia-Europe Encounters'. Read more

Halfdan Siiger and Danish Central Asian Research

18 November 2011 kl. 13.00

Conference on Danish Central Asian Research in commemoration of Halfdan Siiger. The conference is organized jointly by Aarhus University, University of Copenhagen, the National Museum and Moesgård Museum. Read more

Mapping national anxieties: Thailand's southern conflict

17 November 2011 kl. 15:15

Guest lecture by Professor Duncan McCargo, University of Leeds. The lecture will be immediately followed by a reception at NIAS launching Professor McCargo's new book. Read more

Health Inequity and Democratic Deficit: Learning by India from India

17 November 2011 kl. 13:15

Guest lecture by Dr. Manabi Majumdar, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata. Read more

Politics of Human Development in an Indian State

16 November 2011 kl. NEW TIME! 13.15

Guest lecture by Dr. Manabi Majumdar, Centre for Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata. Read more

Japan Today: Challenges and Responses to Globalization

16 November 2011 kl. 9.00

Symposium at CBS with Professor Toshiya Ozaki, Rikkyo University, Professor Takehiko Kariya, University of Oxford, and Professor Anthony P. D'Costa, Asia Research Centre, CBS. Read more

Sacred Money. Faith and Finance in a Global Sufi Order

10 November 2011 kl. 15.15

The Cross-Cultural Seminar series has invited Nils Bubandt, Aarhus University, to present a paper on "Sacred Money. Faith and Finance in a Global Sufi Order". Read more

Workshop on Queer Theory and Activism in China

28 October 2011 kl. 10.15

The workshop is made up of three parts combining theoretical discussion with case studies: 1) Queer Activism in China, 2) Queer theory in China and 3) Queer documentaries. Deadline for registration: 21 October 2011. Read more

From Pusher Street to Purulia: Legal Monism versus Legal Pluralism

26 October 2011 kl. 12.15

Lunch lecture by Stig Toft Madsen, Fil.Dr., Senior Research Fellow at NIAS. All are welcome. Feel free to bring your own lunch.
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Cross-Cultural Seminar: Ayo Wahlberg

13 October 2011 kl. 15:15

Cross-Cultural Seminar with Ayo Wahlberg, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen, on "Banking viability - reproduction and the sperm crisis in China". Read more

Religious Charity, Secular Law, and NGO Regulation India

11 October 2011 kl. 10.15

Guest lecture by Erica Bornstein, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. All are welcome.
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Buddhist Economics and Thailand's Sufficiency Economy

10 October 2011 kl. 12.15

Guest lecture by Professor Donald K. Swearer, Harvard Divinity School.
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Commensality and Social Organisation

06 October 2011

Workshop on food, identity and globalisation organised by the Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies Read more

Guest Lecture by Penny van Esterik

04 October 2011 kl. 14:15

Penny van Esterik, Professor of Anthropology, York University will give a lecture entitled "Hindsight, Oversight and Insight into Ban Chiang Neolithic Burial Pottery, northeast Thailand; a personal trajectory through interdisciplinary research in Southeast Asia". Read more

Cross-Cultural Seminar: Brian Moeran

29 September 2011 kl. 15.15

Cross-Cultural Seminar with Brian Moeran, Copenhagen Business School, on "Japanese Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in Japan". Read more

Indian Economy under the Reforms: Growth, Poverty and Inequality, 1991 to 2010

29 September 2011 kl. 13:15

Guest lecture by Professor Venkatesh Athreya on "Indian Economy under the Reforms: Growth, Poverty and Inequality, 1991 to 2010". Read more

PhD defence by Jens Tue Sejrup

23 September 2011 kl. 1pm

Jens Sejrup defends his PhD thesis "Returns of the Other. The Roles of Repetition and Representation in Mass Media Coverage of Japan-Taiwan Relations".

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PhD defence by Winnie Bothe

23 September 2011 kl. 14:00

Winnie Bothe defends her PhD thesis "Forming Local Citizens in Bhutan: The Traditionalization of Participation - Empowerment, Domination or Subjugation?". Read more

Indonesian Minorities - Rights, Plights and Positions

22 September 2011

Nordic Indonesia Studies Network (NISN) Third Annual Workshop, NIAS, Copenhagen, 22-24 September 2011.
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Rabindranath Tagore

19 September 2011 kl. 10:00

Conference in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the birth of Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941) - poet, educationist, composer and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913. Read more

ECCS 10th anniversary

16 September 2011 kl. 9.00

The European Centre of Chinese Studies (ECCS) located at Peking University will celebrate its 10th anniversary on 16.9.2011 by conducting two workshops on: "China Studies" and "Philosophy in Action". Read more

Cross-Cultural Seminar: Oscar Salemink

15 September 2011 kl. 15.15

Seminar with Oscar Salemink, Professor of Anthropology, University of Copenhagen on "Sex and the Temple: Interlocking categorizations of sexuality, gender and the sacred in post-secular Vietnam". Read more

ETSG 2011 Copenhagen

08 September 2011

The 13th European Trade Study Group (ETSG) conference will be held in Copnehagen and hosted by the Dept. of Economics, University of Copenhagen and the Dept. of Economics, CBS. Read more

Urban imaginaries and power in Asian mega-cities

22 August 2011 kl. 1 pm

ADI and Jørgen Delman, Professor, Chinese Studies, invite researchers at the University of Copenhagen to the initial meeting on Urban imaginaries and power in Asian mega-cities. Read more

Danish expeditions along the Silk Road

06 July 2011 kl. 14:30

Public lecture on "Danish expeditions along the Silk Road - Collecting objects from the Steppes to the High Pamirs 1896-1899" at the National Museum followed by a short presentation in the exhibitions of objects from Central Asia by Dr.phil. Esther Fihl, Professor mso. Read more

Two keynotes on Central Asia

04 July 2011 kl. 14:15

ADI's summer school on Central Eurasia will open with two keynote addresses: "The Mongol Empire (13th and 14th centuries) - a starting point of 'Early Modern Times' in a global perspective?" by Prof. Bert Fragner and  "The nomadic legacy in Central Asia: Empires, trade and political culture" by Prof. Thomas Barfied. All are welcome! Read more

ADI Summer School on Central Asia

04 July 2011

Asian Dynamics Initiative is organizing a summer school on ‘History, Identity and Religion in Contemporary Central Eurasia' to be held in Copenhagen, 4-15 July 2011. Read more

Crossing cultural borders then and now - In the fish market at Tranquebar and in the archive

21 June 2011 kl. 14.30

Guest lecture "Crossing cultural borders then and now - In the fish market at Tranquebar and in the archive" by Professor Will Sweetman, Department of Religion, University of Otago, New Zealand.
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Inaugural lecture - Oscar Salemink

17 June 2011 kl. 14:00

The Department of Anthropology and ADI are pleased to announce Professor Oscar Salemink's inaugural lecture "Framing Religion: The Human Rights Encounter and the Transformation of Religion in Vietnam".
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Guest Lecture by Richard Upward

10 June 2011 kl. 1 pm.

Guest lecture at the Dept. of Economics entitled "Quantity Restrictions and Price Adjustment of Chinese Textile Exports to the US" by Richard Upward, University of Nottingham.

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PhD workshop "Writing Difference"

05 June 2011

ADI and the Institute of Public Knowledge, New York University are co-organizing a dissertation workshop for PhD Fellows at the two universities. Read more

A World of Translation

30 May 2011 kl. 9:00

International PhD course organized by The Research School of Regional Studies. Read more about the programme, format and the deadlines for registrating, submission of abstracts and papers.
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The worship of young virgin girls as goddesses in the secular state of Nepal

23 May 2011 kl. 1 pm

Guest lecture by Michael Allen, Emeritus Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Sydney. Read more

Challenging the Harmonious Society - Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China

20 May 2011

Workshop on "Challenging the Harmonious Society - Tibetans and Uyghurs in Socialist China". NOTE: This workshop is a closed event. Participation by invitation only.
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PhD defence by Thao Thi Vu

17 May 2011 kl. 13.15

Thao Thi Vu, Dept. of Geography and Geology, defends PhD thesis "When Women Make "Houses": Female Labour Migration and Family Transition in Rural Vietnam". Read more

Guest Lecture by Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian

09 May 2011 kl. 14:00

Gao Xingjian, Nobel Prize winner in Literature, will give a lecture on "Literature and Ideology". Registration closed (full)
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ADI Lunch Lecture - Ravinder Kaur

03 May 2011 kl. 12:15

Next in the ADI lunch lecture series is Ravinder Kaur, associate professor at the Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. The title of her talk is "Design of a Nation: Making India Global". Read more

China-SEC: Seminar with Dr. Holslag

02 May 2011 kl. 15:15

China-SEC, Centre for Military Studies invites you to a seminar on "Trapped Giant: China's Troubled Military Rise" with Dr. Jonathan Holslag. Read more

LARM Artist Talks: Miya Yoshida

29 April 2011 kl. 14.30

LARM Artist Talk: Miya Yoshida, a media/art researcher and a curator from Japan currently living and working in Berlin, Germany. Read more

Guest lecture by Dr. Richard Baxstrom

28 April 2011 kl. 12.15

Dr. Richard Baxstrom, University of Edinburgh, will give a talk at NIAS entitled "Power, Planning, and the Emergence of Baroque Forms of Life in Urban Malaysia". All are welcome.
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Managing Diversity: The Indian Experience

14 April 2011 kl. 9.30

SASNET organises a full-day  seminar on "Managing Diversity: The Indian Experience". The keynote speaker is Professor Zoya Hasan from the Centre for Political Studies at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi. Read more

The 'authentic' other on display: living ethnographic exhibitions - past and present

14 April 2011 kl. 13:00

Lecture by Anne Folke Henningsen, Saxo Institute, in the CGSAS' seminar series on Post/Colonial Identities. Read more

Bombay's Entangled Modernities, c. 1700-1900

13 April 2011 kl. 13.00

The World History Workshop and the Saxo-Institute are organizing a lecture followed by a masterclass in Global History with Professor C. A. Bayly. Read more

The Management of Water and Waste Water in some Towns of the Harrappa Civilization of South Asia

12 April 2011 kl. 15.00

Guest lecture by Prof. Shereen Ratnagar at the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen. Read more

Seminar: Is a Peaceful Rise of China Possible?

11 April 2011 kl. 15:00

China-Sec at Centre for Military Studies is pleased to announce the seminar "Is a Peaceful Rise of China Possible?" with Professor Barry Buzan, London School of Economics. Read more

What's in a word? The minority concept revisited

07 April 2011 kl. 8.30

Conference and PhD course over two days. Read more about the format, programme and deadlines for registrations, abstracts and papers. Read more

Visual Anthropology: Awakening Giant - the Cultural Revolution in the People´s Republic of China

30 March 2011 kl. 17:00

Jens Bjerre, Danish nestor of ethnographic documentaries, presents a film from 1960s China. Introduction by Ida Nicolaisen. Deadline for registration: 23 March.  Read more

Heroes and Exemplary Lives in Modern Japan

25 March 2011 kl. 9:15

The Asian Studies Section, Japanese Studies, invites you to a workshop with Dr. Kweku Ampiah from the University of Leeds. Read more

A Passage to India: Film and Discussion

23 March 2011 kl. 13.00

We will watch the cinematic depiction of E.M. Forster's classic novel 'A Passage to India' as part of our seminar ‘Post/Colonial Identities'. Read more

Tagore's Legacy

21 March 2011 kl. 2.15 pm

Guest lecture by Dr. William Radice, School of Oriental and African Studies, London on "Tagore's Legacy - Rabindranath Tagore's Literature and its Relevance in Modern India". All are welcome. Read more

The Impact of Connectivity on Market Interlinkages; Evidence from Rural Punjab

17 March 2011 kl. 17.00

Presentation by Mahvish Shami, University of Copenhagen. Read more

Minicoy - A Muslim Atoll society where women own the homes

24 February 2011 kl. 2.30 pm

Guest lecture by NIAS associate Nils Finn Munch-Petersen. Read more

Lunch talk: Dimensions of Social Cohesion

21 February 2011 kl. 12:30

Professor Olli Kangas, Social Insurance Institution of Finland, will present and discuss methodology and findings from an extensive comparative study of social cohesion in parts of Asia and Africa. 
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Lunch talk: On Hatred: Concept, Crime, Culture

17 February 2011 kl. 12:30

Lunch talk at NIAS by Thomas Brudholm, Associate Professor, Minority Studies, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Read more

PhD course

10 February 2011 kl. 9:30

PhD course on "Ritual, Aesthetics, Performance and agency in Pakistan" at the Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Read more

Guest lecture by Professor Geoffrey Benjamin

24 January 2011 kl. 15:00

Guest lecture on "Cooking, Eating and Orientation: The Malay and Chinese and Cultural Regimes Compared" by Professor Geoffrey Benjamin, Nanyang Technological University i Singapore.
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Chinese Pension Reform

20 January 2011 kl. 10 am

Guest lecture by Fabrizio Zilibotti, University of Zurich on "Chinese Pension Reform in the Face of Demographic Transition and Financial Imperfections" at the Dept. of Economics. Read more

The First Chinese Diaspora: China and Southeast Asia , 1100-1365

08 December 2010 kl. 16:00

Guest lecture by Professor John Miksic from the National University of Singapore to celebrate 50 years of Asian Studies at the University of Copenhagen. Organizers: Southeast Asian Studies and ADI. Read more

ADI Lunch Lecture

08 December 2010 kl. 12.15

"Junk Empire. A preliminary take on Chinese construction projects and timber extraction in Mozambique" by Morten Axel Pedersen, Mikkel Bunkenborg and Morten Nielsen, Dept. of Anthropology. Read more

Dynamic Labor Demand in China: Public and Private Objectives

07 December 2010 kl. 1 pm

Econometrics seminar at the Dept. of Economics with Russell Cooper, University of Texas: "Dynamic Labor Demand in China: Public and Private Objectives" Read more

Shipwrecks in the Java Sea: Ancient Ships and Modern Treasure Hunters

06 December 2010 kl. 15:15

Guest lecture by Professor John Miksic from the National University of Singapore. This lecture is the first of two and is organized by Southeast Asian Studies and ADI. Read more

Rethinking China’s New Documentary Movement: Engagement with the Social

06 December 2010 kl. 14:30

Lu Xinyu, Professor and Director of the Broadcasting and Television Department, School of Journalism, Fudan University, Shanghai will give a talk on the New Documentary Movement. Read more

Visual Anthropology: Awakening Giant - the Cultural Revolution in the People´s Republic of China

02 December 2010 kl. 17:00

CANCELLED! Jens Bjerre, Danish nestor of ethnographic documentaries presents a film from 1960s China. Read more

Towards a new literature? Women writers in contemporary Japan

16 November 2010 kl. 11:00

Guest lecture at ToRS with Prof. Anne Sakai-Bayard, INALCO, Paris.
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Asian Diversity in a Global Context

11 November 2010

The annual, international ADI conference 2010 is a big three-day event: a grand opening at the Ceremonial Hall followed by two days with panels and workshops focusing on a wide variety of Asia related topics. Read more

Nepal Today

12 October 2010 kl. 10.00

Nepal Today: A Conversation on Development, Governance and Politics - with Professor Mahendra Lawoti, University of Michigan. Read more

Goa - An Internal Exotic in South Asia

05 October 2010 kl. 13:00

Guest lecture: Goa - An Internal Exotic in South Asia. Discourses of Colonialism and Tourism by Pamila Gupta, Wits Institute for Social and Economic Research, Johannesburg.
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Danish Media and Pakistani Islam

04 October 2010 kl. 2:30 pm

Guest lecture at NIAS by Uzma Rehman, who has a PhD from the Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Read more

Copenhagen South Asia Workshop

28 September 2010 kl. 9.30

A one-day workshop on South Asia with paper presentations and keynote speech by Tanika Sarkar, professor of history at Jawaharlal Nehru University.  
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National attitudes and politics in Japan

24 September 2010 kl. 10:00

Guest lecture on "National attitudes and politics in Japan" with Professor Akihiko Tanaka, Managing Director & Executive Vice President of the University of Tokyo. All are welcome, but registration is required.  Read more

Energy Diplomacies of East Asian States

23 September 2010 kl. 9.15

Guest lecture at NIAS "Understanding the Energy Diplomacies of East Asian States" with Professor Christopher Dent, University of Leeds. Read more

The British Empire c. 1800-1950: between reform and repression

23 September 2010 kl. 15.15

Christopher Bayly, St. Catharine's College, Cambridge, has been appointed adjunct professor at the SAXO Institute. "The British Empire c. 1800-1950: between reform and repression" is his inaugural lecture. Read more

Free trade agreements in East Asia and the Asia-Pacific

22 September 2010 kl. 15.15

Guest lecture at the Dept. of Economics "Free trade agreements in East Asia and the Asia-Pacific" with Professor Christopher Dent, University of Leeds.
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Seminar: Beyond Orientalism - imperial encounters

22 September 2010 kl. 10.15

Seminar at the SAXO Institute: "Beyond Orientalism - imperial encounters" with adjunct professor Christopher Bayly.  Read more

Shiroki - Calligraphy Workshop

21 September 2010 kl. 15.15

Calligraphy workshop with visual artist, Shiroki. Read more

Guest lecture - Thai Ghosts Go Modern

21 September 2010 kl. 15.00

Guest lecture "Thai Ghosts Go Modern: Production, Circulation, and Consumption of the Horror in Contemporary Thailand" by Pattana Kitiarsa, Southeast Asian Studies Programme, National University of Singapore.

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ADI Lunch Lecture - Ildiko Beller-Hann

15 September 2010 kl. 12:15

Ildiko Beller-Hann, Associate Professor, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies will give a lunch lecture on "Household economy and community cohesion in rural Xinjiang". Read more

PhD defense - Susanne Bregnbæk

03 September 2010 kl. 14.00

Susanne Bregnbæk, Dept. of Anthropology, defends her PhD thesis "Family, State and the Quandaries of Education. The Tension between Self-sacrifice and Self-actualization among University Students in Beijing." Read more

Research seminar with Prof. Charles F. Keyes

01 September 2010 kl. 14:30

Research seminar at the Department of Anthropology. "From Peasant to Cosmopolitan Villagers: Refiguring the ‘Rural' in Northeastern Thailand" with Prof. Charles F. Keyes, University of Washington. Read more

PhD defense - Helle Jørgensen

17 June 2010 kl. 13.15

Helle Jørgensen, Department of History and Area Studies, Aarhus University, defends her PhD thesis "Tranquebar - Whose History? Transnational Cultural Heritage in a Former Danish Trading Colony in South India". Read more

The Ethnic Crises in Burma/Myanmar: 2010 and Beyond

16 June 2010 kl. 9:30

This seminar aims at taking a close look at the most significant recent developments concerning ethnic conflict in Burma/Myanmar as well as the international community's dilemmas and possibilities to respond. Venue: NIAS Read more

Seminar - Digital governance in Chengdu

27 May 2010 kl. 13:00

Seminar on 'Digital governance in Chengdu: Urban management systems and government affairs service centres' with Jesper Schlæger, PhD fellow at the Department of Political Science. All are welcome! Read more

ADI Lunch Lecture - Jakob Roland Munch

19 May 2010 kl. 12:15

Next in the ADI lunch lecture series is Jakob Roland Munch, Professor at the Department of Economics. The title of his lecture is "Trade with China - Are there reasons to be concerned?" Read more

Special Seminar on Diplomacy in East Asia

05 May 2010 kl. 14.00

The Asia Research Centre, CBS and the Embassy of Japan in Copenhagen are pleased to announce a Special Seminar on Diplomacy in East Asia: Japan, US and China relations in the 21st century. Read more

ADI Lunch Lecture - Søren Ivarsson

21 April 2010 kl. 12.15

The next ADI Lunch Lecture "Policepower and the formation of the modern Thai state: The Thai Provincial Gendarmerie and its Danish Officers, 1897-1926" is by Søren Ivarsson, Saxo Institute. Read more

China and India as development actors

12 April 2010 kl. 15.00

Guest lecture with Peter Kragelund organized by Camilla Sørensen, Dept. of Political Science.
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Guest lecture - Helmut Morsbach

12 April 2010 kl. 1.15

ADI is pleased to invite you to a guest lecture with Professor Helmut Morsbach on "The psychological importance of ritualized gift exchange in modern Japan". Read more

The Process of Resolution of Conflict in Aceh: Are there Lessons To Be Learned

08 April 2010 kl. 2 pm.

Lecture by Professor Timo Kivimäki, Department of Political Science, University of
Copenhagen. All are welcome. Read more

Focus Asia

30 March 2010 kl. 9.00

Twice annually the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund University, arranges a series of public lectures entitled "Focus Asia". The theme of the next Focus Asia lectures is "The Rule of Law in Asia". Read more

Masculinities: Perspectives from the South

25 March 2010 kl. 12.30

Dr. Ajay Bailey, University of Groningen, will visit NIAS and ADI to take part in a roundtable discussion on "Masculinities: Perspectives from the South". Read more

Guest lecture - Jonas Parello-Plesner

22 March 2010 kl. 3 pm.

The Department of Political Science is organising a guest lecture with Jonas Parello-Plesner on "The New Rising Powers, China and India - responsible stakeholders of the international system?" Read more

ADI Lunch Lecture - Ayo Wahlberg

17 March 2010 kl. 12:15

Ayo Wahlberg, Dept. of Anthropology, will give the next ADI lunch lecture on "Family secrets and the industrialisation of herbal medicine in Viet Nam". All are welcome.
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Guest lecture - Erica Bornstein

16 March 2010 kl. 14.00

Erica Bornstein, Assistant Professor in Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, will be giving a lecture entitled 'Philanthropy and Empathy in New Delhi' at the Dept. for Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Read more

ADI South Asia Lecture - Dr. Nikita Sud

15 March 2010 kl. 10:00

The Centre of Global South Asian Studies has invited Dr. Nikita Sud, Department of International Development, University of Oxford, to give an ADI South Asia Lecture on 'Liberalisation, Hindu Nationalism and the State'. All are welcome.
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PhD defense - Mikkel Rytter

05 March 2010 kl. 2 pm.

Mikkel Rytter, Department of Anthropology, will defend his PhD thesis "Family Upheaval - Generation, Mobility and Relatedness among Pakistani Migrants in Denmark".  Read more

ADI Lunch Lecture - East Asian Peace

17 February 2010 kl. 12.15

Timo Kivimäki, professor at the Dept. of Political Science, will give the first ADI lunch lecture. The title is 'East Asian Peace'. Read more

PhD defense

16 February 2010 kl. 13.00

Mads Clausen, Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies, defends his PhD thesis "The Vortex is here: Asia and Australian Post-Imperial Nationhood". Read more

Cultural Cities - International Seminar

10 February 2010 kl. 9:00

"Cultural Cities: Creativity and Social Inclusion in Osaka and Copenhagen" is an international 2-days seminar that will address issues of artistic and creative practices within city planning and local communities in Osaka and Copenhagen. Read more

Guest Lecture - Nils Finn Munch-Petersen

21 January 2010 kl. 13.00

Nils Finn Munch-Petersen will give a guest lecture entitled "The Maldive Islands - Cultural Implosion" on 21 January at NIAS. All are welcome.  Read more

China - The Resilience of the Authoritarian State

17 December 2009 kl. 2 pm.

Börje Ljunggren, former Swedish ambassador to China and Vietnam, visits NIAS to give a lecture on 'China - The Resilience of the Authoritarian State'. All are welcome! Read more

PhD defense - Ann Fenger Benwell

10 December 2009 kl. 2 pm.

PhD Fellow Ann Fenger Benwell defends her PhD Thesis entitled Keeping up Appearances. Gender and Ideal Womanhood in Postsocialist Mongolia.
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Climate Change - Perspectives on Asia

08 December 2009 kl. 2 p.m.

With COP15 - the UN Climate Change Conference - taking place in Copenhagen from 7-18 December 2009, NIAS and ADI have taken the opportunity to arrange an inter-disciplinary climate seminar with a focus on Asia. Read more

ADI South Asia lectures with Professor Rajesh Kochhar

07 December 2009

Professor Kochhar from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali, Chandigarh will visit ADI, University of Copenhagen and the National Museum to give a series of guest lectures.  Read more

ADI South Asia Workshop - Reimagining Pakistan

02 December 2009 kl. 10:00

Register for the one-day workshop on 'Reimagining Pakistan' organized by ADI and the Centre of Global South Asian Studies. Invited speakers include Tariq Ali, Dr. Markus Daechsel and Michael Jarlner. Read more

ADI Workshop

26 November 2009 kl. 9.00

ADI invites you to participate in a two-day museum workshop. The workshop brings together anthropologists, area studies specialists and museum professionals working within the fields of Asian material culture and museum studies. Registration is required. Read more

Monastic Warriors as Villains: Constructing Cultural Paradigms in Early Modern and Modern Japan

13 November 2009 kl. 1 p.m.

Dr. Mikael Adolphson from the University of Alberta will visit the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies to give a guest lecture on 'Monastic Warriors as Villains: Constructing Cultural Paradigms in Early Modern and Modern Japan'. Read more

ADI South Asia lecture - Abhijit Roy

12 November 2009 kl. 10 a.m.

Centre of Global South Asian Studies invites you to ADI Public Lectures on Popular Culture, Television and Globalization. Read more

The Study of International Relations Around the World

02 November 2009 kl. 10.15

Seminar in occasion of the publication of "International Relations Scholarship Around the World" edited by Arlene B. Tickner & Ole Wæver; Routledge 2009, 368 pages. Read more

Round table discussion

06 October 2009 kl. 12:30

NIAS invites you to a round table discussion on "What Could the Aceh Experience Contribute to Our Understanding of Conflict Resolution and Post Conflict Development?" Read more

The state and public sector performance in China

01 October 2009 kl. 10.15 a.m.

ADI is pleased to announce the guest lecture "The state and public sector performance in China" by Christine Wong, Oxford University.  Read more

PhD Defense - Mikkel Bunkenborg

18 September 2009 kl. 2 pm (sharp)

PhD defense "Porous Persons and Empty Disorders - Producing Healthy People in Rural North China" by Mikkel Bunkenborg, Department of Anthropology.  Read more

Soft Power Impact of Asia

17 September 2009 kl. 1:30 pm.

Asian Dynamics Initiative is pleased to announce the high profile conference 'Spheres of Influence - Soft Power Impact of Asia'. The conference is open to everyone interested. Registration is required. Read more

PhD Defense - Morten Oxenbøll

11 September 2009 kl. 1 p.m. (sharp)

PhD Fellow Morten Oxenbøll, Saxo Institute, will defend his PhD thesis: "Akutō. Images of Medieval Japanese Banditry".
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Culture and Contrition: Apology in Dispute Resolution in Japan and North America

26 August 2009 kl. 16.30

Professor Annalise Acorn will visit the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies on 26 August to give a guest lecture entitled "Culture and Contrition: Apology in Dispute Resolution in Japan and North America".  Read more

Guest Lecture - Doris Jedamski

25 August 2009 kl. 2 p.m.

Dr. Doris Jedamski from Leiden University will visit NIAS to give a guest lecture entitled "The Chinese Malay contribution to the Understanding of a National Culture in Indonesia". Read more

Long Peace of East Asia and West Europe

10 August 2009

The Peace and Conflict Studies Network of the ASEM Education Hub together with Yonsei University will organize a full day conference in Seoul on "Long Peace of East Asia since 1979 and West Europe since 1945: Comparison and Implications". Read more

Doing Business in China

10 August 2009

Nordic Centre, Fudan University, Shanghai organizes a one-week course on 'Doing Business in China' from 10-14 August 2009. Application deadline: 1 June 2009 Read more

East Asian Peace since 1979 - Panel

06 August 2009

NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies together with its alliance partners will organize a panel on "East Asian Peace 1979-" for the European Alliance for Asian Studies at the 6th International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS) in August 2009 in Daejeon, Korea. Read more

South Asian Migration and Diaspora

19 July 2009

The second workshop on 'South Asia in the 21st Century' at the summer session of the Nordic Summer University will be held in Tyrifjord, Norway, from 19-26 July 2009. Registration is due 30 March 2009. Read more

Summer course: Introduction to Modern China

06 July 2009

The highly popular three-week summer course ‘Introduction to Modern China' at the Nordic Centre in Shanghai is now open for applications. Read more

PhD defence - Frida Hastrup

26 June 2009 kl. 1 p.m. (sharp)

Frida Hastrup defends her PhD thesis 'Weathering the World - Recovery in the Wake of the Tsunami in a Tamil Fishing Village'. Read more

South Asia Network Conference

18 June 2009 kl. 9:30 am.

The first Copenhagen South Asia Network Conference will take place 18-19 June 2009. The title of the conference is 'South Asian Drama: Old Actors, New Scripts'.  Read more

Alternative Spaces and Cultural Translation

08 June 2009

As part of the Alternative Spaces research project, an international conference on alternative spaces is held from 8-10 June 2009. A PhD course will run in the afternoon as a parallel programme. Read more

China's Economy, Environment and Education

03 June 2009

Nordic Association of China Studies (NACS) and the Nordic NIAS Council (NNC) are pleased to invite you to a joint conference and PhD course in Reykjavik 3-6 June 2009. Read more

Japan's role in peacebuilding in Asia

18 May 2009 kl. 2 p.m.

ADI, NIAS and the Embassy of Japan are pleased to announce the guest lecture 'Japan's role in peacebuilding in Asia' with Professor Toshiya Hoshino from Osaka University, Japan. Professor Hoshino is former Minister Counsellor at the Japanese permanent mission to the United Nations, New York, and has specialized in peacebuilding and humanitarian assistance issues. Read more

Ten Years of Democracy in Indonesia (1998-2008)

13 May 2009

Nordic Indonesia Studies Network's inaugural workshop 'Ten Years of Democracy in Indonesia (1998-2008)' aims at facilitating discussion of research on or relating to Indonesia within the social sciences in the Nordic countries. Read more

Riots and Elections in India

12 May 2009 kl. 14:00

Professor Dipak Malik will visit Copenhagen on 12 May to give a lecture on India's national elections. The talk will consist of certain features of the ongoing general elections in India as well as the underlying political processes. Read more

Guest lectures with Pranab Bardhan

23 April 2009

Professor Pranab Bardhan, development economists from the University of California, Berkeley, will visit DERG, University of Copenhagen. DERG will organize two public lectures with Bardhan under the title "Awakening Giants, Feet of Clay: A Comparative Economic Assessment of the Rise of China and India". Read more

Inaugural lecture: China's new civil society - heading anywhere?

03 April 2009 kl. 2.15 p.m.

The new professor in China-studies at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional
Studies (ToRS) at the University of Copenhagen, Jørgen Delman, will give his inaugural lecture "China's new civil society - heading anywhere?" on 3 April 2009. Read more

Tensions in Freefall? The Study of China-Tibet Relations Today

01 April 2009 kl. 10 a.m.

The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies is pleased to announce a guest lecture with Professor Robert J. Barnett, Director of The Modern Tibetan Studies Program, Columbia University. The title of the lecture is 'Tensions in Freefall? The Study of China-Tibet Relations Today'. All are welcome. Read more

PhD defense - Trine Brox

31 March 2009 kl. 2 pm (sharp)

Trine Brox defends her PhD-thesis entitled 'The Enchanted Gift of Democracy. Imagining and Negotiating Democracy in the Tibetan Diaspora'. Read more

The Ideology of Shari'a Implementation in Contemporary Aceh

31 March 2009 kl. 1 p.m.

Michael Feener, Associate Professor, NUS, will give a guest lecture at ToRS addressing the articulation of the particular reformist re-conceptualizations of Islam underlying state projects for the implementation of Islamic law in Contemporary Aceh, Indonesia. Read more

Visualising Asian Modernity

28 March 2009

Visualising Asian Modernity is a series of events - two academic seminars and two In Situ Art Talks - that will examine the international impact of the contemporary Asian art world in relation to popular culture, global economy and social change in East Asian societies. Read more

Guest Lecture by Dr. Pun Ngai

17 March 2009 kl. 2 p.m.

Anthropologist Pun Ngai, Deputy Director of the joint Peking University and Hong Kong Polytechnical University, will give a guest lecture on Chinese Female Workers at the University of Copenhagen. Read more

Democratic Values and Political Practices in South Asia

13 March 2009

The Nordic Summer University cluster ‘South Asia in the 21st Century' is pleased to invite you to the first of six workshops focusing on South Asia. Read more

Soft Power Superpowers in Asia

05 March 2009 kl. 1 p.m.

Japan's Ambassador, Seiichi Kondo, will visit the section for Japan Studies at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, to give a guest lecture. The title of the lecture is 'Soft Power Superpowers in Asia'. Read more

Focus Asia in Lund

26 February 2009 kl. 9 a.m.

Twice annually the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies at Lund University organises a series of public lectures entitled 'Focus Asia'. The lectures are given in English, and admission is free of charge. The coming event has the overall theme 'Media in Asia'. Read more

Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region

24 February 2009 kl. 2pm

NIAS and ADI are pleased to announce the seminar 'Ningxia: Introduction to a Province in Western China' with Jesper Schlæger, PhD Fellow at the University of Copenhagen, Department of Political Science. Read more

Regional Development and the Competitive Dynamics of Global Production Networks: An East Asian Perspective

19 February 2009 kl. 3.15 pm.

Professor Henry Yeung from the Department of Geography at the National University of Singapore will give a guest lecture at the Department of Geography & Geology. Read more

Seminar and Guest lecture on Confucianism

18 February 2009

Professor Daniel A. Bell will visit Denmark to take part in two events: A one-day seminar on 'Confucianism, Past and Present' hosted by the University of Aarhus and a guest lecture on 'China's New Confucianism' hosted by NIAS and the Section for China Studies, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies at the University of Copenhagen.  Read more

Lunch talk with Dr. Ren Xiao

09 February 2009 kl. 1 p.m.

Dr. Ren Xiao from Fudan University Shanghai, will give a talk at NIAS on the relationship between China, North Korea and South Korea. Read more

Guest lecture: Writing for Socialisme

09 December 2008 kl. 3.15 p.m.

The Chinese Section at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies organizes the guest lecture 'Writing for Socialism' by Dr. Richard King. Read more

The Growth of Media in China - its impact on political and economic development in China

28 November 2008 kl. 9.15 a.m.

The Danish National Commission for UNESCO, International Media Support (IMS) and Copenhagen Business School (CBS) are hosting the conference 'The Growth of Media in China - its impact on political and economic development in China'. Participation is free, but registration is needed. Read more

Tibet Seminar

25 November 2008 kl. 1 p.m.

NIAS is hosting a seminar with a delegation of Tibetan studies scholars from China on 25 November 2008. Participation by invitation only. Read more

PhD defense

24 November 2008 kl. 2 p.m.

'The Contingent Rise of China. The Development in Chinese Post-Cold War Security Policy'. PhD defense by Camilla T. N. Sørensen, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen. Read more

Governance in India

21 November 2008 kl. 10.15 a.m.

Visiting Professor Amit Prakash from Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi will give a seminar on 'Governance in India: Assessments of an Empirical Survey'. Read more

Introduction to the electronic edition of the Census of India

19 November 2008 kl. 10 a.m.

The Tranquebar Initiative at the National Museum of Denmark, and the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, University of Copenhagen are organizing an introduction course to The Census of India. Read more

Seminar on Indigenous Peoples in Southeast Asia

19 November 2008 kl. 1 p.m.

NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies and the Department for Asian Studies at the University of Copenhagen invite to an open seminar on 'Ethnic Minorities and Indigenous Peoples in Southeast Asia' with Chris Duncan, Ida Nicolaisen, Katja Kvaale and Mikael Gravers. Read more

Guest lecture: Franco-Lao cultural hybridity at play

18 November 2008 kl. 10.00

Simon Creak from the Australian National University guests the Saxo Institute to give an open lecture entitled 'Franco-Lao cultural hybridity at play: How writing the traditional game of tikhi made modern Laos.' Read more

East and West PhD course at LIFE

13 November 2008

The Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Copenhagen is running an annual PhD course on the topic 'Food, Medicine & Philosophy in East and West'. Read more

Un-finished nations in Southeast Asia

07 November 2008 kl. 1 p.m.

CIDES at the Institute of Society and Globalization, Roskilde University and NIAS -
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies are pleased to invite you to an open seminar with Max Lane, National University of Singapore and Søren Ivarsson, University of Copenhagen. Read more

Conference on Human Rights and Business

06 November 2008

The University of Copenhagen - the Institute of Food and Resource Economics, Faculty of Life Sciences; and Copenhagen Business School (CBS) - the Centre for CSR and the Department of Law organises and hosts the conference 'Corporate Social Responsibility, Business Responsibilities for Human Rights, and International Law: Where do we go after the final report of the SRSG on Human Rights and Business?' Read more

PhD defense

04 November 2008 kl. 1 p.m.

PhD defense 'Breaking the Silence: Understanding reproductive Trct Infections among Abortion Seeking Women in Vietnam' by Huong My Nguyen. Read more

Guest Lecture - Indian Village

30 October 2008 kl. 3 p.m.

Professor Dr. Rana P. B. Singh, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi guests the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies to give a lecture entitled 'Indian Village: System and Tradition in Space, Modernity & Change'. Read more

How does the EU deal with a rising China?

29 October 2008 kl. 8 a.m.

The Department of Political Science invites to the guest lecture 'How does the EU deal with a rising China?' by Jonas Parello-Plesner, Senior advisor on Asian Regional Affairs and EU-Asia Relations, Department for Asia and Latin America, Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Read more

Popculture in Japan

28 October 2008 kl. 3.15 p.m.

Professor Hamano Yasuki guests the University of Copenhagen to give a lecture with the title 'Popculture in Japan and its Cultural Roots'. Read more

The Contrasting Cases of Nepal and Bangladesh

24 October 2008 kl. 1 p.m.

The Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS) and NIAS - Nordic Institute of Asian Studies are organizing a seminar with David Ludden on: Inequality and Development Regimes: The Contrasting Cases of Nepal and Bangladesh. Read more

The Moral World of Minangkabau Adolescents

21 October 2008 kl. 11.15

NIAS is pleased to invite you to a seminar with Lyn Parker from the University of Western Australia. Read more

Workshop - Translocal Religious Devotion

10 October 2008 kl. 10.15 a.m.

The History of Religions Section conducts an international workshop on Religion, Ritual and Politics in North India and Pakistan on 10 October 2008. Read more

Family in Crisis: Perceptions of Single Women in Beijing

07 October 2008 kl. 10.15

Arianne M Gaetano, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for East and Southeast Asian Studies, Lund University, visits NIAS in October and will give the talk 'Family in Crisis: Perceptions of Single Women in Beijing'. Read more

Tranquebar - then and now

03 October 2008 kl. 1.15 p.m.

Section for the History of Religions, University of Copenhagen and the Tranquebar Initiative, National Museum of Denmark hosts the lecture 'Tranquebar - then and now. A personal reflection as pastor in Tranquebar, South India'. Read more

The Post-Tsunami Impact on Women in Tranquebar

01 October 2008 kl. 4.15 p.m.

Centre for Comparative Cultural Studies, University of Copenhagen and the Tranquebar Initiative, Ethnographical Collections, National Museum of Denmark invites to a lecture entitled 'The Post-Tsunami Impact on Women in Tranquebar, India'. Read more

PhD defense

27 September 2008 kl. 9:00

Karl Jakob Krogness defends his PhD-thesis entitled 'The Koseki System and "Koseki Consciousness". An Exploration of the Development and Function of the Modern Household Registration System and how it influences Social Life'.  Read more

Kick-off conference

16 September 2008 kl. 13.30

To mark the Asian Dynamics Initiative's kick-off, the University of Copenhagen is hosting a high profile conference in The Ceremonial Hall, Frue Plads on 16 September 2008. Read more