Activities supported by ADI 2017

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

Lectures, seminars, workshops etc.

  • TRODITIES: Research Workshop
    ERC research workshop 'Trust, Global Traders, and Commodities in a Chinese International City’  Read more

  • Roundtable: Scandal in South Korea: Democratic Victory or Cancer in the System?
    Presentations by: Hyejin Kim, National University of Singapore; Jinsun Bae, CBS; Erik Mobrand, Seoul National University and Geir Helgesen, NIAS Read more

  • More than mouthpieces: The other side to Southeast Asian journalism
    SEASS lecture by PhD fellow Emilie Tinne Lehmann-Jacobsen, Department of Media, Cognition and Communication, University of Copenhagen. Read more

  • JapanSessions: Jakob Halskov og Philip Philipsen
    Japanstudier alumne-event med Jakob Halskov, Fronteo Inc. og Philip Philipsen, LanguageWire A/S. Read more

  • #Ambassador1Day
    SEASS academic meet & greet seminar Read more

  • Asia brown bag: States of Emergence
    Asia brown bag talk with Peter Marcus Kristensen from the Dept. of Political Science.  Read more

  • Viewing Each Other
    A two-day conference celebrating the 150th anniversary of the treaty between Japan and Denmark Read more

  • Kinas nationale sikkerhedsstrategi – hvad indeholder den og hvad er konsekvenserne for omgivelserne?
    Forelæsning om Kinas sikkerhedsstrategi med Liselotte Odgaard, lektor ved Forsvarsakademiet Read more

  • Courtly Culture and the Question of Cosmopolitanism in Medieval India
    Public guest lecture by Dr. Daud Ali, South Asia Studies, University of Pennsylvania. Read more

  • Food, health and philosophy in East and West 2017
    International and interdisciplinary PhD course 'Food, health and philosophy in East and West' taking place in Hong Kong, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Read more

  • Asia brown bag: The independence of NOCs in Chinese foreign policy – looking at the cases of Angola and Sudan
    Asia brown bag lecture by Kasandra Behrndt-Eriksen Read more

  • Asia brown bag: Legacies of Detention in Myanmar
    Asia brown bag lecture by Dr. Andrew M. Jefferson and Dr. Tomas Max Martin from Dignity - the Danish Institute Against Torture. Read more

  • JapanSessions: Toshio’s Movie Castle
    Public guest lecture by Dr Shiro Yoshioka, University of Newcastle Read more

  • ChinaTalks: China and Russia: Assessing Strategic Convergence
    Lecture by Professor Lora Saalman, China and Global Security Programme, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute Read more

  • Public Lecture: Labor and Money in Yachen Gar: The Role of Tibetan Buddhist Nuns in a Monastic Economy
    Lecture by Dr. Yasmin Cho, PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Duke University Read more

  • ADI Conference 2017
    Asia in Circulations, the 9th annual international ADI conference, 26-28 June 2017 Read more

  • Inaugural meeting: South Asia across the Nordic Region
    Workshop to enhance research co-operation among Nordic scholars, present cutting edge research, and work on common grant opportunities offered by Nordic funding instruments.

  • The politics of the handloom: craft, technology and the modern nation in China and India
    Keynote lecture by Professor Francesca Bray, University of Edinburgh, at the 9th annual ADI conference. Read more

  • A Mahatma on the March: Towards an Aesthetics of the Ambulatory
    Keynote lecture by Professor Sumathi Ramaswamy, Duke University, at the 9th annual ADI conference. Read more

  • Southeast Asian Artists' Global Networks
    Keynote lecture by Professor Nora Taylor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, at the 9th annual ADI conference. Read more

  • Filmscreening: Guli's Children
    Filmscreening of 'Guli's Children', a Joe Thomas Karackattu film, at the 9th annual ADI conference. Read more

  • Chinese Literature and the writer in the 21st Century
    Four of contemporary China’s most renowned writers: Ge Fei, Bi Feiyu, Yang Hongying, and Dong Xi shared their views on modernity in contemporary China’s literature.  Read more

  • ChinaTalks: Goodbye iSlave - A Manifesto for Digital Abolition
    Guest lecture by Jack Linchuan Qiu, Professor, School of Journalism & Communication, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Read more

  • ChinaTalks: Prospects for the 19th Party Congress and China's Future
    ChinaTalk with renowned China scholar, Professor David Shambaugh, on the 19th party congress.  Read more

  • Care in Asia: beyond and across a clinic
    Two-day-workshop on diversified care extended beyond and across a multiplicity of health institutions in Asia. Read more

  • Reading Ramayana in present-day contexts
    Public guest lecture by Dr Arshia Sattar from Mahindra United World College of India, Pune. Read more

  • Myths and Women in Modern India - How to Understand Sita read from Valmiki’s Ramayana today
    Public guest lecture by Dr Arshia Sattar, renowned Indologist, translator, facilitator, author, and director. Read more

  • Asia brown bag talk: Sarah Swider
    Sarah Swider from  the Dept. of Sociology on "Building China: informal and precarious workers in China’s construction industry" Read more

  • The Reasons Behind the Rise of Western Europe from an “Indian Perspective”
    Public lecture by Dr. Kaveh Yazdani, University of Bielefeld. Read more

  • Transnational Man: the life and trial of Cho Un Kuk, war criminal
    Public guest lecture by Robert Cribb, Professor of Asian History at the Australian National University. Read more

  • Fudan-UCPH seminar on Chinese history and historical writing
    Afternoon seminar with a series of enriching talks and discussions on contemporary issues with scholars from Fudan University and the University of Copenhagen Read more

  • China’s Local Governance in a Comparative Perspective
    Roundtable seminar with scholars from China, Japan and Denmark Read more

  • Public lecture: Screening of 'Nowhere to Call Home' and Q&A with director Jocelyn Ford
    Journalist, filmmaker and educator, Jocelyn Ford provided a rarely heard analysis informed by her 17 years in Beijing, along with suggestions for engaging the next generation on social justice issues. Read more

  • The New International Economic Order seen from Japan
    Public talk by Professor Fukunari Kimura, Keio University, Chief Economist at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) Read more

  • Public lecture: A Sino-Jewish Encounter, A Humanitarian Fantasy
    Public guest lecture with Professor Haiyan about the tens of thousands of European Jews who fled the Nazi genocide to Shanghai.  Read more

  • Dissertation Workshop: Ethnography of Connections
    A workshop critically addressing a number of questions related to new emerging south-south connections in an increasingly globalized world. Read more

  • Asia brown bag talk: Andreas Møller Mulvad
    Andreas Møller Mulvad predicts that there will be a new popular movement for democracy before the PRC turns 100 in 2049. Read more

  • Book Discussion Seminar: Religion as Critique
    Author Dr Irfan Ahmad, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Studies discussed his book Religion as Critique: Islamic Critical Thinking from Mecca to the Marketplace with scholars from the Dept of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies Read more

  • Zen and the art of magic, amulets and funerals
    Public JapanSessions talk by Jørn Borup, Aarhus University: Zen and the art of magic, amulets and funerals - introduction to Japanese religion past and present. Read more

  • ChinaTalks: Rural Land Transfer Reforms and Chinese Urbanization
    Migration and China’s Urbanization is not only influenced by hukou system and related institutional/social exclusions in host cities, but also by rural land factors in their sending places.  Read more

  • Fairytale & Silk Road: Seminars and Animation Show from the Chinese Film Delegation
    A joint event by the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication and ThinkChina, University of Copenhagen. Read more

  • JapanSession: Dick Stegewerns
    Public guest lecture on the history of Japanese cinema by Dick Stegewerns, Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages, UiO. Read more

  • Eating the “Spirit of the Grasslands”
    The BBB-lecture series: Public talk with Séagh Kehoe, University of Nottingham Read more

  • Second Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association
    Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies co-hosted the Second Annual Conference of the Memory Studies Association at UCPH. Read more

  • Conference: Made by China - China’s new era as an innovative nation
    Many companies and organizations tend to look to Silicon Valley in the US for new innovation. BUt why should you also look towards China when it comes to invention of new technologies and solutions? Read more

  • ChinaTalks: The Birth of a Community Movie-Screening Circuit in Post-Umbrella Movement Hong Kong
    ChinaTalks with Evans Chan, one of the most singularly innovative and diverse figures in the Chinese cultural world, with screening of two films films and a lecture on some of the censorship issues created by China’s tightening control of Hong Kong’s political culture. Read more

  • Yonsei-Copenhagen Workshop
    UCPH delegation particpated in the 2nd explorative workshop on Social Welfare, the Arctic, Plant Science, and Smart Cities held in Seoul, South Korea. Read more

Travel funding

  • Anne Bach Nielsen, Dept. of Political Science
    Fieldwork trip to Chennai, India
  • Brian Arly Jacobsen, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies
    Research trip to Tokyo and Nagasaki, Japan
  • Ildiko Beller-Hann and Aysima Mirsultan, Dept. of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies; Research trip to Leiden to visit library and archives
  • Jie Liu, Department of Psychology
    Research trip to Tsukuba, Japan
  • Peter Fibiger Bang, Saxo Institute
    Support for research trip to Beijing, Chengde and Shanghai, China
  • Signe Andersen, Department of Anthropology/Hvidovre Hospital
    Support for research stay at the University of California, Santa Cruz