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Asia in the 21st Century - New Perspectives

The Conference on 16 September 2008 marked the launch of ADI and the 40th anniversary of NIAS.
Video podcast

DERG - Guest lectures with Professor Pranab Bardhan

Pranab Bardhan is a leading expert on economic development. He is currently working on the emerging economies in China and India. On the 23 and 24 April 2009 he gave two guest lectures on "Awakening Giants, Feet of Clay: A China-India Comparative Economic Assessment" in Copenhagen. At present DERG is launching a big comparative study on Vietnam og Mozambique, and Pranab Bardhan's visit brought an interesting perspective to this project. The lectures were organized by ADI and Finn Tarp, Development Economics Research Group (DERG), Department of Economics.
Powerpoint presentation (pdf)

Riots and Elections in India

Professor Dipak Malik, Banares Hindu University and Director of the Gandhian Institute of Studies, visited NIAS and ADI on 12 May 2009 to give a guest lecture on the ongoing elections in India and the underlying political processes.
Audio podcast and powerpoint presentation (pdf) 

Japan's role in peacebuilding in Asia

Professor Toshiya Hoshino, Osaka University, is a former Minister Counsellor, Permanent Mission of Japan to the UN in New York. Professor Hoshino is a specialist in international politics and in theories of international security treaties. On 18 May he gave a guest lecture at the University of Copenhagen. The lecture was organized by ADI and NIAS in collaboration with The Embassy of Japan.
Powerpoint presentation (pdf)

Spheres of Influence - Soft Power Impact of Asia

On 17 September 2009 ADI hosted a conference with internationally esteemed Keynote Speakers in the Ceremonial Hall.
Photos and video podcast

Reimagining Pakistan - ADI South Asia Workshop

On 2 December 2009 ADI and the Centre of Global South Asian Studies organized a one-day workshop about Reimagining Pakistan.
About the workshop by Ravinder Kaur
Blog by Rune Bennike

Climate Change - Perspectives on Asia

On 8 Dec. 2009 NIAS and ADI organized an interdisciplinary climate seminar with a focus on Asia.
Blogs and Powerpoint presentations

Asian Diversity in a Global Context  

The annual, international ADI Conference 2010 spanned three days from 11-13 November 2010. The opening day of the conference featured speeches by Rector Ralf Hemmingsen, Minister for Foreign Affairs Lene Espersen and 4 high profiled scholars on Asia: Prof. Jennifer Robertson, Prof. Chung-in Moon, Prof. Robert Barnett, and Prof. David Ludden.
Video podcast


Over to dage (den 28. og 29. april 2011) afholdt Det Samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultetsbibliotek Forskningens Døgn sammen med NIAS, ADI og KU's Samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultet. Omkring 60 mennesker blev guidet rundt til forskellige oplæg om Asien i bibliotekets kreativt udsmykkede gange, hvor forskning til lejligheden blev formidlet, så alle fra gymnasieelever til den interesserede borger kunne være med.
Omtale i information: www.information.dk/266801

Buddhist Economics and Thailand's Sufficiency Economy

Professor Donald K. Swearer, Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School, visited ADI on 10.10.2011 to give a guest lecture on "Buddhist Economics and Thailand's Sufficiency Economy".
Ppt presentation (pdf)
Video podcast

What should we Learn from China?

Guest lecture on 7.12.2011 at NIAS by Associate Professor Josef Gregory Mahoney, East China Normal University. Read more..
Ppt. presentation (pdf)

Rising Asia, Anxious Europe

The annual, international ADI Conference spanned two days from 2-3 May 2012. The opening day of the conference featured speeches by Prorector Thomas Bjørnholm, Minister for Foreign Affairs Villy Søvndal as well as three high profiled scholars on Asia: Prof. Ulrich Beck, Isabel Hilton, and Professor Wang Gungwu.
Video podcast

Spectacle of Globality

The workshop (29-30 August 2012) is part of a research programme ‘Nation in Motion, an interdisciplinary research program concerned with the nature, effects and fragilities of India’s imminent global ‘rise’. Through three integrated studies on recent development interventions and new governing practices, different processes of globalization that are shaping ‘new’ India within and how India itself is being projected outside as a global power are explored.

Worlds of South Asia

One day workshop – 17th Sep 2012 – 9.30-18.00
The 4th annual CSAW aims at showcasing the wide variety of worlds – social, political, cultural, financial, developmental, historical, mythical, regional and/or global assemblages – that make the idea of South Asia.
Programme and abstracts

Growth: Critical perspectives from Asia

ADI convened the 5th international conference Growth: Critical Perspectives from Asia on 13-14 June 2013
Lifting millions of people out of poverty but with huge social and ecological costs, growth in Asia looms as both promise and peril. This conference aimed to rethink and scrutinize the concept of ‘growth’ from an Asian perspective through a multi-disciplinary approach.
Video podcast


Audio podcasts from ChinaTalks and other ThinkChina events.

Intra-Asian Connections: Interactions, flows, landscapes

The 6th international ADI conference 'Intra-Asian Connections: Interactions, flows, landscapes' at the University of Copenhagen on 22-24 October 2014.
The conference featured distinguished keynote speakers as well as panels emphasizing intra-Asian connections, aiming to highlight the historical contingency of modern borders and hence of area studies themselves.
Video podcast

Food, Feeding, and Eating in and out of Asia

Watch the podcasts of the three keynote lectures at the 7th International ADI conference 22-24 June 2015: Prof. Paul Freedman, Yale University, Dr. Madhusree Mukerjee, and Professor Michael Herzfeld, Harvard University.
Video podcasts 

ADI Conference 2016

The conference was the 8th annual international ADI and took place 20-22  June 2016.
Listen to audio podcasts of the keynote speeches by Professor Kenneth Pomeranz, University of Chicago; Professor Engseng Ho, Duke University; Professor Tansen Sen, New York University, Shanghai; and Professor Christian Göbel, University of Vienna.
Audio podcasts

Goodbye iSlave - A Manifesto for Digital Abolition

Listen to the full ChinaTalk with Professor Jack Qiu, Chinese University of Hong Kong 13 September 2017 including Q&A with the audience
Audio podcast

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

Audio podcast of ChinaTalk by Professor David Shambaugh, George Washington University on 27 spetember 2017 
Audio podcast