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Tenure-track assistant professorship in Japanese Studies, Modern Japan

31 May 2017

Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern Japan to be filled by February 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter. Application deadline 28 June 2017

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Open Call: Walking through the Open Door

22 May 2017

Open Call for the Asia in Circulation visual arts exhibition "Walking through the Open Door" on the occasion of the ADI Conference 2017.

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Guest researcher positions at NIAS

17 August 2016

NIAS-Nordic Institute of Asian Studies offers two guest-researcher positions for the duration of 1 to 3 months. Application deadline is 9 September 2016 at noon.

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ADI Funding 2016

30 June 2016

ADI invites researchers employed at the Faculty of Humanities or the Faculty of Social Sciences, UCPH, to submit applications for financial support for Asia related activities, projects and travels in 2016. Application deadline: 25 August 2016

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Call for Papers: BBB Copenhagen Conference

12 April 2016

Invitation to submit abstracts for the conference Buddhism, business and economic relations - in Asia and beyond at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark on 12-14 October 2016. Application deadline: 15 May 2016

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Call for applications: Yenching Academy, Peking University

21 October 2015

The prestigious Yenching Academy at Peking University is inviting students from University of Copenhagen to apply for the one-year, fully-funded Master of China Studies. Interested students should apply via the ThinkChina Secretariat before 31 December 2015

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ADI funding - June 2015

06 May 2015

ADI invites applications for grants for Asia focused events, projects, and travels OR grants for initiating/developing/establishing bilateral projects with Asian partners (the research focus need not be on Asia).

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ADI søger AC medarbejder til Kinasatsning

01 December 2014

Ved Københavns Universitets tværfakultære Asien-satsning – Asian Dynamics Initiative (ADI) – er en etårig stilling med mulighed for forlængelse som AC-medarbejder ledig til besættelse. Ansøgningsfrist 15.12.2014

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Susanne Bregnbæk features in DR P1

25 November 2014

On the challenges the rising number of Christians in China poses for the Communist Party.

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Nordic Centre Fudan University welcomes visiting scholars

11 November 2014

Scholars may now book a working space at the Nordic Centre of Fudan University in Shanghai. 

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New Special Journal Issue on 'Imagining Bangladesh' co-edited by Manpreet Janeja

15 September 2014

Manpreet Janeja has co-edited a special journal issue on ‘Imagining Bangladesh: Contested Narratives’in the SAMAJ-EASAS Series

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The Long Ride Mission arrives at ToRS 10 June

26 May 2014

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?

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Distance learning course on India

23 August 2013

The Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies has initiated a Nordic education collaboration on South Asia with among others the University of Oslo. This fall the University of Oslo offers the course India as a Regional and Global Actor: The Making of Indian Foreign Affairs.

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CFP: International Network Programme

09 August 2013

The Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education now launches the fifth call for proposals for bilateral network activities in R&D with China, India, Israel, Japan, USA, Brazil and the Republic of Korea.

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Call for applications: Social Mobility, Inequity and City in the Global South

21 March 2013

3rd Joint Dissertation Workshop, University of Copenhagen and New York University, 21-22nd June 2013. Application deadline: 7 April 2013

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ADI funding 2013

31 December 2012

ADI invites researchers employed at the University of Copenhagen to submit applications for financial support for Asia related activities, projects and travels in 2013. Deadline for submission: 15 February 2013. 

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New project on innovation in East Asia

20 December 2012

Five positions for Junior Research Group Leaders (postdoc level) and a coordinator position at EAN member University of Duisburg-Essen.

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Guest professor Thomas Blom Hansen

07 September 2012

Centre of Global South Asian Studies is currently hosting Thomas Blom Hansen as Guest Professor as part of the research programme Nation in Motion: Globalisation, Governance and Development in New India.

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Nordic cooperation within South-Asia Courses

03 August 2012

ToRS is involved in collaboration project within South Asia studies - NorSA. The first two courses have now been announced. Admission deadline: 27 August.

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PhD positions in Oslo

06 July 2012

Two PhD positions are available within East Asian or South Asian language based area studies at The Faculty of Humanities, Universitetet i Oslo. Application deadline: 1 September 2102

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CFP: 6th Annual Nordic NIAS Council Conference

06 July 2012

Conference and PhD course "China's Economy and Society: Regional and global implications of a growing Chinese influence" at Aalto University, 27-30 Nov. 2012. Deadline for submitting abstracts: 1 Oct. 2012

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Associate Professorship in Southeast Asian Studies/Thai

01 June 2012

The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS), Faculty of Humanities, University of Copenhagen, invites applications for an Associate Professorship of Southeast Asian Studies/Thai. Application deadline: 23:59 CET, 28 June 2012.

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SUPRA Nordic Scholarship for MA and PhD students Autumn 2012

22 May 2012

If you are working on a MA or PhD thesis this autumn and need inspiration, literature or simply just time to write on your thesis, then NIAS has something to offer: the Nordic Scholarship! Application deadline: 6 June 2012.

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CFP: Copenhagen South Asia Workshop 2012

14 May 2012

Call for Papers for the 4th annual Copenhagen South Asia Workshop. This year's workshop is entitled "Worlds of South Asia" and will take place on 17th September 2012. Deadline for submitting abstract and CV: 5 June 2012.

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2nd Joint Copenhagen-New York Dissertation Workshop

29 March 2012

Call for papers for the 2nd Copenhagen-New York Dissertation Workshop "Globalizing Class: Spaces, Places, and Networks of Power", 8-9 June 2012 in New York. Application deadline: 15 April 2012

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Call for applications

16 March 2012

ADI invites researchers employed at the University of Copenhagen to submit applications for financial support for Asia related activities, projects and travels in 2012. Deadline for submission: 30 April 2012. 

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

12 January 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

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Seed money for cross-faculty research at KU

05 January 2012

To support the University's strategic initiative to strengthen the 'dry faculties' possibility to receive more external funding and to strengthen the cooperation across faculties there will be allocated four pools in 2012 of DKK 200,000 as start up/workload reduction for researchers from the 'dry faculties'. Deadline 1/2 2012.

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CFP: Urban Imaginaries and Power

20 December 2011

As part of the conference "Rising Asia, Anxious Europe" to be held 2-3 May the research cluster "Urban Imaginaries and Power" invites abstracts for panel sessions. Submission deadline 15 January 2012.

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CFP: Kashgar Revisited

10 November 2011

Call for papers for the workshop "Kashgar Revisited. Commemorating the 10th Anniversary of the Death of Ambassador Gunnar Jarring". Deadline for submitting abstracts: 20 December 2011.

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Five new post docs at NIAS

19 October 2011

Five new post docs have joined NIAS for a two months' period from October to December.

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CFP - Rising Asia, Anxious Europe

30 September 2011

Asian Dynamics Initiative invites papers for the 4th international ADI conference "Rising Asia - Anxious Europe" 2-3 May 2012. Deadline for submitting abstracts is 15 January 2012.

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CFP - Three-volume book set on China

08 September 2011

Call for contributors for three-volume book set: "China and International Security: History, Strategy, and 21st Century Policy". Deadline for submission of proposals: 1 OCTOBER 2011.

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CFP - 5th Annual NNC Conference

12 August 2011

Stockholm University and NIAS arrange the annual NNC Conference "Political regimes, growth politics and conflict in Asia. Responses to changing environmental, economic and socio-cultural conditions in Asia". Deadline for submitting abstracts: 15 Oct 2011

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NIAS Nordic Post Doc Introductory Stipends 2011

12 August 2011

NIAS invites applications for five individual post-doc introductory stipends covering a period of 2-3 months for young researchers located in the Nordic countries. Application deadline: 1 September 2011

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CFP: Asia-Europe Forum on Methods and Perspectives on Risk Analysis

08 June 2011

The Forum takes place at the City University of Hong Kong from 17-18 November 2011. The organizers will provide accommodation, meals and travel support. Deadline for submitting abstract and bio is 1 July.

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Assistant Professorship in the Anthropology of Asia

11 May 2011

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for a position as Assistant Professor under ADI in the Anthropology of Asia. Deadline for submitting applications is Monday, 20 June 2011.

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Nordic Scholarship

10 March 2011

Apply for the NIAS' Nordic Scholarship (Supra) if you are working on an MA or PhD thesis and need inspiration, literature or simply just time to write on your thesis.

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Copenhagen Summer University

24 February 2011

It only takes a week to get a couple of years wiser! Copenhagen Summer University provides a research based angle to your professional practice by offering a number of highly profiled courses. Courses relating to Asia include 'Communication across Cultures', 'Decoding China!' and 'Decoding India!'. 

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ADI Summer School on "History, Identity and Religion in Contemporary Central Eurasia"

17 January 2011

ADI invites applications for a summer school on ‘History, Identity and Religion in Contemporary Central Eurasia' to be held in Copenhagen, July 2011. Application deadline: 20 March 2011

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Postdoctoral position under Asian Dynamics Initiative

04 January 2011

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position under the Asian Dynamics Initiative at the University of Copenhagen. Deadline: 15 Feb 2011.

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Postdoctoral position at NIAS

10 December 2010

Nordic Institute of Asian Studies at the University of Copenhagen invites applications for a postdoctoral position. Deadline for applications including material is 10 January 2011 at 12.00.

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New ADI Professor Oscar Salemink

22 November 2010

Professor Oscar Salemink has been appointed Full Professor in the Anthropology of Asia under the Asian Dynamics Initiative. Oscar Salemink will take up the position at the Department of Anthropology on 1 January 2011.

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Call for applications

14 October 2010

ADI invites researchers employed at the University of Copenhagen to submit applications for financial support for Asia related activities, projects and travels in 2010. Deadline: 1 November 2010

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PhD workshop - call for papers

24 September 2010

Call for papers to the PhD workshop/course 'Governing the Dead' arranged by the Danish Institute for International Studies (DIIS), the Danish Research School in Anthropology and Ethnography and the Research School of Regional Studies, ToRS. Deadline for registration: 1 October.

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New date: ADI Lunch Lecture - Ildiko Beller-Hann

04 June 2010

New date: Ildiko Beller-Hann's lecture "Household economy and community cohesion in rural Xinjiang" scheduled for 16 June has been postponed to 15 September.

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ADI Travel Stipends

14 April 2010

The Asian Dynamics Initiative invites researchers employed at the University of Copenhagen (including all PhD Fellows enrolled at KU) to submit applications for funding for travel related to research on Asia.

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NIAS Nordic Postdoc Introductory Stipends

07 April 2010

NIAS is now open for applications from young scholars, preferably from the Nordic countries and especially from the Nordic NIAS Council (NNC) member institutions, who need time and freedom to concentrate on developing their postdoc projects.

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The Danish National Research Foundation - CFP

10 February 2010

Call for proposals for basic research within Information and Communication Technology (ICT). The Danish National Research Foundation - DNRF - and the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC) have agreed on developing and strengthening Danish-Chinese scientific collaboration. Deadline: 21 April 2010.

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Professor in the Anthropology of Asia

10 February 2010

The Department of Anthropology invites applications for the position as Full or Fixed-term (5 years) Professor in the Anthropology of Asia. Application deadline: 06 April, 2010 at 12.00.

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New courses on "China's Minorities" and "Central Asia"

21 January 2010

Ildiko Beller-Hann will be teaching two new courses at the Dept. for Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies this semester - one on 'China's Minorities' and one on 'Central Asia'.

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ADI Lunch Lectures

08 January 2010

This semester introduces the ADI lunch lecture series. Once a month there will be an open lecture on an Asia related topic. The first lecture is on 17 February.

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New ADI Postdoc

08 January 2010

As of 15 March Mariner Padwa will take up his position as a postdoc under the Asian Dynamics Initiative.

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Cross-disciplinary Course on Migration Studies

16 December 2009

The Migration Initiative offers a cross-disciplinary course introducing different approaches to migration studies. Application deadline is 15 January 2010.

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Three Postdoc Fellowships in Lund

15 December 2009

The Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies at Lund University has three vacant Postdoc fellowships. Deadline for application is 8 January 2010.

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Political Science - New course on China and India

15 December 2009

The Department of Political Science introduces a new course 'Globalisation and Rising Powers: China and India as Global Actors' by Camilla T. N. Sørensen. The course is in English.

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New courses on Asia and Australia

03 December 2009

In the spring semester of 2010 the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies offers two new courses on Asia and Australia: 'Australia's Asia: A Cultural History' and 'Anxious Neighbours: Australia, the United States and East Asia in the 20th Century'.

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Climate Negotiation in China

01 December 2009

Jørgen Delman, Professor in Chinese Studies, has written a blog on Climate Negotiation in China on the Asiaportal. On 8 December he will speak on the topic at the ADI/ NIAS Climate Seminar .

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Professor Rajesh Kochhar visits ADI

09 October 2009

In early December 2009, Professor Rajesh Kochhar from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali, Chandigarh will visit ADI, the University of Copenhagen and the Ethnographical Collections, National Museum of Denmark.

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Call for proposals - Humanities

11 September 2009

The Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies invites researchers at the Faculty of Humanities to submit applications for financial support for Asia related activities in 2009. Deadline: 12 October 2009.

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Nordic Post-doc Introductory Stipends

16 July 2009

NIAS is now open for applications from young scholars who need time and freedom to concentrate on developing their post-doc project.

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Major ADI Conference in September

06 July 2009

Again this year, ADI is organizing a major Asia conference at the start of the semester. The overall theme of the conference will be 'The Soft Power Impact of Asia'.

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Power to Danish-Chinese nano-cooperation

11 June 2009

The Danish National Research Foundation has awarded 15 million kroner to a new Danish-Chinese research centre for molecular nano-electronics.

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New professor in China studies

18 March 2009

On 1 February 2009, Jørgen Delman took up a new position as professor in China Studies at the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies (ToRS) at the University of Copenhagen.

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South Asian Migration and Diaspora

12 March 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.

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South Asia Network Conference

12 March 2009

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'. 
Deadline for registration: 1 May 2009

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1 billion DKK for strategic research

09 March 2009

The Danish Council for Strategic Research calls for applications. This year, the council will be giving 1 billion DKK away for relevant research projects. 
Deadlines will be in the period 23 April to 4 may 2009

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Call for proposals

05 March 2009

The Asian Dynamics Initiative invites researchers at the University of Copenhagen to submit applications for financial support for Asia related initiatives, activities and projects in 2009. Application deadline: 15 April 2009

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Dr. Ren Xiao in Copenhagen

02 February 2009

Dr. Ren Xiao, Fudan University Shanghai, is visitng the University of Copenhagen for a two week research stay. During his visit he will give a number of lectures.

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Summer Course at Nordic Centre Shanghai

27 January 2009

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

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A New Science of Virtues - Research Grant Opportunity

14 January 2009

In what ways might the humanities and the sciences cooperate to develop richer understandings of virtue for modern societies? The Arete Initiative at the University of Chicago is pleased to announce a new $3 million research program on a New Science of Virtues. Application deadline: 2 March 2009, 5 p.m.

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Funding 2009

02 December 2008

The ADI Steering Group has reviewed the applications for financial support for Asia related activities in 2009. Of the 17 received applications, 6 were awarded worth DKK 175,000 in total.

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Call for abstracts

25 November 2008

The Nordic Summer University cluster ‘South Asia in the 21st Century' is pleased to announce the first of six workshops focusing on South Asia. Researchers, postgraduate students (as well as qualified MA students) and professionals from the Nordic region are invited to submit abstracts (100-200 words) before 1 December 2008.

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Humanities Spring 2009 II: 'New Perspectives for Asian Studies'

21 November 2008

The European Science Foundation is committed to creating fora for early career scholars to develop their visions for the European Research Area. We have developed in particular the format of the 'Humanities Spring' workshops, aimed at producing short policy documents authored by the best early career scholars after 3-day debates on identified issues. This year, one of the selected the themes is: Humanities Spring 2009 II: 'New Perspectives for Asian Studies in the Humanities'.

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Call for proposals

22 September 2008

The Asian Dynamics Initiative invites proposals for Asia related activities at the University of Copenhagen to be supported in 2009.

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Tidsskriftet Politik - Asian Dynamics

09 September 2008

Tidsskriftet Politik, a multi-disciplinary social science journal at the Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen, is ready to present the latest issue 'Asian Dynamics'.

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New Asia focus at the University of Copenhagen

21 July 2008

The University of Copenhagen has decided to launch Asian Dynamics Initiative, a new interdisciplinary Asia focus based in the Faculties of Humanities and Social Sciences.

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