Activities supported by ADI 2015

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

Lectures, seminars, workshops etc.

  • Asia brown bag lecture: Stine Puri and Lars Højer
    Brown bag lecture with presentations from the collective project Escalations: A Comparative Ethnographic Study of Accelerating Change.
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  • Copenhagen China Conference
    Conference in Copenhagen featuring China-researchers (from PhD students and onwards) based in Copenhagen and key partners such as Fudan University.  Read more
  • Public talk by Professor Purwo Santoso  
    "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.
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  • Digital China - Visions, Negotiations and Experiences 
    Research seminar by Professor Marina Svensson and Dr Barbara Schulte with an introduction to the interdisciplinary project Digital China based at Lund University. 
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  • Asia brown bag lecture: Cecilia Milwertz 
    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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  • UNIQLO Store Manager Candidate Program 
    Come and hear about the opportunities for a one-year training program with Uniqlo. For students with minimum a bachelor's degree.
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  • The Forming of World Subjects: Promoting Intersubjective anthropologies between China and Southeast Asia 
    Seminar with Associate Professor Haoqun Gong from Institute of Global Ethnology and Anthropology, Minzu University of China. 
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  • ChinaTalks: Ritual and Sincerity: Theories from China 
    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 
    Foredraget giver en introduktion til japansk raps historie, samt hvorledes rapmusik fungerer som et rum for alternative kønsidentiteter og marginaliserede grupper.
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  • 2nd Annual Nepal Workshop
    The workshop brings together scholars across departments and disciplines working on Nepal for a debate on the key agendas for research.
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  • Processes of Norm Contestation In International Politics: Humanitarian Intervention and Scorekeepers in Global South 
    Research seminar by Sasikumar S. Sundaram, PhD candidate from International Relations and European Studies at Central European University, Budapest.
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  • Roundtable Discussion: Assessing China’s Eco-cities
    Roundtable discussion with Professor Cunkuan BAO - one of China’s leading authorities on eco-cities.
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  • Guest lecture by Jack Barbalet 
    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
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  • Proletarian Nights in the 21st Century 
    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.
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  • Religion and Armed Revolutionary Movements: the Naxalites, Birsa Munda, Christianity and Hindu Sects
    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’
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  • N-SEA workshop in Helsinki: Security and migration
    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.
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  • Two talks by Jan Breman, University of Amsterdam
    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.
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  • China's Contested Internet
    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.
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  • India-EU partnership and its significance in the 21st century world 
    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.
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  • ADI research day
    Research presentations and discussions.
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  • ChinaTalks: China's Foreign Policy - A New Normal?
    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.
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  • Discussion: New Subaltern Politics 
    Centre for Global South Asian Studies invites you to a discussion on New Subaltern Politics edited by Alf Gunvald Nielsen and Srila Roy and published by Oxford University Press in 2015.
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  • Transcultural Urban Creativity and Activism in Hong Kong
    Public lecture by Minna Valjakka, PhD 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
    Public lecture by Lena Maria Sheen, Assistant Professor at NYU Shanghai. Part of the international summer school Urban Culture in Theory and Action
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  • Seminar: How to drive your business with public affairs/government relations in China
    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’. 
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  • ChinaTalks: Professor Wei Ran 
    Professor Wei Ran on general trends, breakthroughs and enduring challenges in communications research across Asian nations during the dawn of the “Asian Century.”
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  • Keynote lecture by Professor Michael Herzfeld
    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.
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  • Keynote lecture by Dr Madhusree Mukerjee 
    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.
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  • Keynote lecture by Professor Paul Freedman
    As part of the 7th Intl. ADI Conference Food, Feeding, and Eating in and out of Asia, Professor Paul Freedman, Yale University, will give a keynote lecture on Asian Restaurants in London and New York.
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  • ADI conference: Food, Feeding, and Eating in and out of Asia
    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.
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  • Professor Willy Lam: The Rise of Xi Jinping and the Closing of the Chinese Mind
    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?
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  • ChinaTalks: Dr. Zhao Quansheng
    "The New Type of US-China Relations: A Dual Leadership Structure in Asia Pacific"
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  • ChinaTalks: Andrew Scobell 
    "China's Great Leap Outward: Hard and Soft Dimensions of a Rising Power"
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  • Poetic Encounters: Hindi Meets Danish
    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
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  • Asia brown bag lecture: Ildiko Beller-Hann 
    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. 
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  • China Talks: Professor Bu Wei
    "The Point is to Change It": Exploring the Theory and Practice of Action-oriented Communication Research in China 
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  • New India's World
    Workshop on New India's World. An invitation to rethink the question of novelty. Read more
  • Contested Narratives: International Workshop with PhD course
    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.
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  • Asia brown bag lecture: Michael Alexander Ulfstjerne
    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.
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  • From Ground Zero to Degree Zero: Akira as Origin and Oblivion
    Guest lecture by Christopher Bolton Associate Professor, Williams College on Ōtomo Katsuhiro's cult anime film Akira
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  • N-SEA workshop 
    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 sponsored by NOS-HS.
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  • Farewell lecture and reception for Prof. Min Dongchao
    Professor Min shares the insights she has gained through her two-year EU Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship at NIAS.
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  • Asia brown bag lecture: Jong Kun Choi 
    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.
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  • Human Rights in China
    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.
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  • China Talks: Social movements, corruption and Party-state responses in China
    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.
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  • A Writer's Journey by Namita Gokhale
    Public lecture by Namita Gokhale, author, founder and co-director of the worlds' largest annual literary event 'Jaipur Literary Festival'.
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  • China Talks: Professor Amitav Acharya
    "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
    12.00-13.00 at NIAS
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  • Lunch lecture by Prof. Li Xing
    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.
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  • The Amritsar Massacre - Genealogy of Colonial Violence in British India Public lecture by Kim Wagner, Senior Lecturer in British Imperial History, Department of History, Queen Mary University of London.
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  • China Talks: Professor Yuan Ren
    "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.
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  • Asia brown bag lecture: Kai He
    Lecture on the topic of China’s Crisis Behavior: Political Survival and Foreign Policy after the Cold War by Kai He from the Dept. of Political Science. 
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  • Gender and Islam in Indonesia
    Public guest lecture by Nina Nurmila, Senior Lecturer at the State Islamic University (UIN) Bandung, Indonesia. 
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  • The Intergroup Relations Model and its Relevance for Asian-European Interaction
    Lecture at NIAS by Thomas E. Malloy, Professor of Psychology at Rhode Island College. 
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Travel funding

  • Aki Tonami, Researcher, NIAS
    Participation in ASSW in Toyama and conference in Tokyo, Japan

  • Aki Tonami, NIAS and Marie Roesgaard, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies 
    Participation in EAN meeting and conference in Venice, Italy

  • Alexander Horstmann, Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Participation in workshop, Southeast Asia
  • Bani Gill, PhD fellow, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork in New Delhi, India

  • Camilla T. N. Sørensen, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
    Research trip to China and in Scandinavia
  • Ida Sofie Matzen, PhD fellow, Department of Anthropology
    Research trip to Lahore, Pakistan

  • Jun Liu, Assistant Professor and Emilie Tinne Taulø-Jacobsen, PhD fellow, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
    Travel expenses for Professor Ran Wei to participate at NordMedia conference in Copenhagen

  • Kai He, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
    Participation in the convention of ISA in New Orleans, USA

  • Peter Marcus Kristensen, PhD fellow, Department of Political Science
    Participation in the convention of ISA in New Orleans, USA

  • Marc Klemp, Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Economics
    Conference participation in Japan

  • Mark Philip Stadler, PhD fellow, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork in Jakarta, Indonesia

  • Miriam Koktvedgaard Zeitzen, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork and conference participation in Kalimpong, India

  • Trine Brox, Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork and conference participation in Kalimpong, India

  • Maansi Parpiani, PhD fellow, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork in Mumbai, India

  • Budhaditya Chattopadhyay, PhD fellow, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication
    Conference participation in Montreal, Canada

  • Gunhild Borggreen, Associate Professor, Department of Arts and Cultural Studies
    Research trip and conference participation in Japan

  • Jan-Ulrich Sobisch, Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Research trip to Dehradun, India

  • Jie Liu, PhD fellow, Department of Psychology
    Research trip to China

  • Karina Dalgas, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Anthropology
    Fieldwork in Marobojoc, Bohol and Ormoc, Leyte, Philippines

  • Ken Zysk, Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Editorial project in India

  • Manpreet Janeja, Assistant Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork in London

  • Nikolas Emmanuel, Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
    Research trip to London

  • Rinatania Fajriani, PhD fellow, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Fieldwork in Indonesia

  • Denise Gimpel, Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Conference participation and meetings in China

  • Ingo Zettler, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
    Meetings and workshop in China

  • Kyoko Murakami, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
    Research trip and meetings in Kobe and Nagasaki, Japan

  • Moritz Kinzel, Conservation Architect, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Workshop in Japan

  • Susanne Bregnbæk and Tine Gammeltoft, Professor Department of Anthropology
    Research project start up on China and Vietnam

Other grants

  • Dan V. Hirslund, Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Anthropology
    Seminar Proletarian Nights in the 21st Century at UCPH

  • Denise Gimpel, Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Meetings and conference in Beijing and Shanghai to consolidate Center of Denmark Studies, BISU

  • Dan Hirslund and Rune Bennike, Postdoctoral fellows, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Nepal workshop at UCPH

  • Nicole Brisch, Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Workshop at UCPH on Ancient Mesopotamia in collaboration with Japanese partneres

  • Tobias Richter, Associate Professor, Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Seminar (and publication) on The impact of early farming economies on the environment in east and west Asia