Activities supported by ADI 2010

List of activities funded and/or (co-)organized by ADI

Lectures, seminars, workshops

  • Liberalisation, Hindu Nationalism and the State
    Guest lecture by Dr. Nikita Sud, Department of International Development, University of Oxford

  • Masculinities: Perspectives from the South
    Roundtable discussion with Dr. Ajay Bailey, University of Groningen

  • The Process of Resolution of Conflict in Aceh: Are there Lessons To Be Learned?
    Lecture by Timo Kivimäki, Professor, Department of Political Science

  • The psychological importance of ritualized gift exchange in modern Japan
    Guest lecture by Helmut Morsbach, Professor, Temple University, Tokyo

  • Thai Ghosts Go Modern
    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.

  • Free trade agreements in East Asia and the Asia-Pacific
    Guest lecture at the Dept. of Economics with Professor Christopher Dent, University of Leeds.
    Report from Christopher Dent and Jørgen Delman

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

  • National attitudes and politics in Japan
    Guest lecture with Professor Akihiko Tanaka, Managing Director & Executive Vice President of the University of Tokyo.

  • Copenhagen South Asia Workshop
    A one-day workshop on 'Writing South Asia' with paper presentations and keynote speech by Tanika Sarkar, professor of history at Jawaharlal Nehru University.

  • Goa - An Internal Exotic in South Asia
    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.

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

  • Asian Diversity in a Global Context
    The annual, international ADI conference 2010: A big three-day event with a grand opening at the Ceremonial Hall followed by two days with panels and workshops focusing on a wide variety of Asia related topics.
    Reports from panel conveners

  • Towards a new literature? Women writers in contemporary Japan
    Guest lecture at ToRS with Prof. Anne Sakai-Bayard, INALCO, Paris.

  • Sakya Chogden - negotiator between traditions
    Online research seminar with Dr. Yaroslav Komarovski, University of Virginia and Jan Ulrich Sobisch, Tibetan Studies, University of Copenhagen.

  • Shipwrecks in the Java Sea: Ancient Ships and Modern Treasure Hunters
    and
    The First Chinese Diaspora: China and Southeast Asia , 1100-1365
    Two guest lectures by Professor John Miksic, National University of Singapore

Travel funding 

  • Ayo Wahlberg, Postdoc, Department of Anthropology,
    Funding for conference participation in Singapore and Tokyo
  • Dayabati Roy, Postdoc, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Funding for conference participation in Helsinki and fieldwork in India
  • Ida Sofie Matzen, PhD Fellow, Department of Anthropology and Political Science
    Funding for fieldwork in Pakistan
  • Iram Asif, PhD Fellow, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Funding for fieldwork in Pakistan
  • Liu Jun, PhD Fellow, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication 
    Funding for fieldwork in China - Report from Jun Liu
  • Miriam Zeitzen, Assistant professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Funding for fieldwork in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Peter B. Andersen, Associate professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Funding for travel to New Delhi, India
  • Rasmus Elling, PhD Fellow, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Funding for fieldwork in Tajikistan
  • Camilla T. N. Sørensen, Assistant professor, Department of Political Science
    Funding for travels to South Korea and Japan - Report from Camilla Sørensen
  • Steven Jensen, PhD Fellow, SAXO Institute
    Funding for travel to Geneve
  • Jørgen Delman, Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Funding for travel to EastAsiaNet meeting in Prague

Other funding

  • Rune Bennike, PhD Fellow, Department of Political Science
    Funding for language/translation assistance
  • Karen Vallgårda, PhD Fellow, SAXO Institute
    Funding for student assistant - Report from Karen Vallgårda
  • Ida Sofie Matzen and Dan Hirslund, PhD Fellows, Department of Anthropology
    Funding for publication on 'Conceptualising the Cosmos'
  • Marianne Ping Huang, Head of Department of Arts and Cultural Studies
    Funding for visit and guest lectures by Miya Yoshida