Activities supported by ADI 2013

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

Lectures, seminars, workshops etc.

  • Speculation in India: Imaginaries of Indian economies
    3-day seminar on speculation - including keynote lecture by Prof. Arjun Appadurai. Read more

  • Mumbai as Dreamscape: Poverty, Media, Property
    Public Lecture by  Prof. Arjun Appadurai,  Department of Media, Culture, Communication, New York University Read more

  • From World History to World Literature: Reflections on a New Comparative Method
    Public lecture by Professor Shu-mei Shih, UCLA. Read more

  • China's leadership and the consequences for China's political system
    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. Read more

  • A Tale of Two Amnesties: 6 October 1976 and the misplacement of accountability in Thailand
    Guest lecture by Tyrell Haberkorn, research fellow at the Department of Political and Social Change, Australian National University. Read more

  • Conference on China's Arctic ambitions
    With keynote speaker Dr. Linda Jakobson, the East Asia Program Director at Lowy Institute for International Policy, and a panel of scholars on issues pertaining to China and the Arctic. Read more

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

  • Newness, Ritual and Globalization in Urban Hindu Temple Publics
    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

  • Between tradition and modernity: Socialist development among the Uyghurs of Xinjiang
    Talk by Ildikó Bellér-Hann, associate professor at the Department of Cross-Cultural based on her latest fieldwork and research. Read more

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

  • Religious Extremism and Modernity - Mapping the New Pakistan
    Public lecture by Ayesha Siddiqa organized by Centre of Global South Asian Studies, ADI and SASNET. Read more

  • The Folk Memory Project: Talk and film screening with filmmaker Wu Wenguang
    Wu Wenguang, China’s pioneering independent documentary filmmaker and co-founder of the Caochangdi Workstation in Beijing, presented his ‘Folk Memory Project’. Read more

  • Double lecture by Surinder Jodhka and Anna Lindberg
    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 organized by CGSAS. Read more

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

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

  • Growth: Critical Perspectives from Asia
    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

  • China's cities and climate change
    The workshop explored sustainable city development in China, presenting three cases from Hangzhou and Shanghai that relate to China’s attempted transition towards a low-carbon society. Read more

  • Public Defence of PhD Thesis: Katja Rangsivek
    Katja Rangsivek, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies, defended her PhD thesis "TRAKUN, POLITICS AND THE THAI STATE". Read more

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

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

  • Money, Marriage, and Gender: Dowry in India
    Public guest lecture by Dr. Ranjana Sheel, Department of History at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. Read more

  • Concept India Competences
    As part of the UCPH India Action Plan, Asian Dynamics Initiative organised the course Concept India Competences for academic and administrative staff at UCPH. Read more

  • Social Mobility and Inequality in post-reform India
    International conference in Delhi jointly organised by University of Copenhagen and University of Delhi. Read more
  • Governing Landscapes across Asia
    Workshop organizes by Rune Bennike, Scientific Assistant, Dept. of Political Science

Travel funding

  • Andreas Møller Mulvad, PhD Fellow, Dept. of Political Science
    Fieldwork in Beijing, Guangdong and Chongqing, China

  • Luisa Steur, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anthropology
    Fieldwork in India

  • Manpreet K. Janeja, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork in England

  • Lau Blaxekjær, Dept. of Political Science
    Participation in EAN meeting and conference in Lund, Sweden

  • Mikael Rothstein, Associate Professor, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Research trip to Sarawak 

  • Mikkel Bunkenborg, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork in Mongolia

  • Morten Axel Pedersen, Professor, Dept. of Anthropology
    Fieldwork in Mongolia

  • Russell Duncan, Professor, Dept. of English, Germanic and Romance Studies
    Research trip to Xi'an, China

  • Shogo Suzuki, Visiting Associate Professor
    Research trip to Japan

  • Xiaowei Gui, PhD Fellow, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork in Beijing

Other grants

  • Mikael Rothstein, Associate Professor, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Participation in CHaGS 10 at the University of Liverpool