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NIAS Staff

Director

Geir Helgesen , Director
Tel: (+45) 3532 9523/ 2324 0609
Email: geir@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility

Director of NIAS and senior researcher. 

Research areas

Cultural sociology, Korea/East Asia, comparative politics, political culture and forms of governance. 

 

Chunrong Liu , Executive Vice Director Fudan-European Centre for China Studies
Tel: +45 3532 9522
Email: chunrong.liu@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility

Managing the Fudan-European Centre for China Studies and China-relevant issues

Administration

Katrine Herold , Project Coordinator & Centre Administrator
Tel: (+45) 3532 9504
Email: katrine.herold@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility

Project coordinator responsible for the NIAS SUPRA Programme and the NIAS Newsletter. In charge of conferences, guest lectures and seminars. Support and coordinate the work of the Nordic NIAS Council.

 

Marie Yoshida , ADI Project Coordinator
Tel: (+45) 3532 9521
Email: marie.yoshida@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility

Coordinates the Asian Dynamics Initiative - ADI.

Amanda Lybke Rasmussen , Student Assistant
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Email: amanda.lybke.rasmussen@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility

Administration, NIAS SUPRA Program, NIAS LINC

Camilla Roedahl Nobusawa , Student Assistant
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Email: crn@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility

Administration, NIAS SUPRA Program, NIAS LINC, The Fudan European Centre for China Studies

Library & Information Centre

Inga-Lill Blomkvist , Librarian and Webmaster
Tel: (+45) 3532 9512
Email: ilb@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility

NIAS Digital Library as presented on  the AsiaPortal,  with online resources, the In Focus Blog and Nordic webpublications on the AsiaPortal. Administrator/coordinator of NNC Library Group and the NNC cooperation on electronic resources as well as general NIAS library and NIAS web issues.

Bernd T. Wunsch , Student Assistant
Tel: (+45) 3532 9513
Email: btw@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility
Student assistant at the library.
Nicol Foulkes Savinetti , Managing Editor, Asia in Focus
Tel: (+45) 3532 9530
Email: nicol.foulkes@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility

Oversee and coordinate the journal’s editorial activities.

NIAS Press

Gerald Jackson , Editor-in-Chief
Tel: (+45) 3532 9503
Email: gerald@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility
Editor-in-chief of NIAS Press.
David Stuligross , Desk Editor
Tel: (+45) 3532 9501
Email: david.stuligross@nias.ku.dk
Adam Øster Posselt , Publishing Assistant
Tel: (+45) 3532 9501
Email: books@nias.ku.dk
Area of responsibility

The student assistant position at NIAS Press entails providing support to the Press in all areas, including various marketing and editorial responsibilities.

Researchers

Cecilia Milwertz , Senior Researcher
Tel: (+45) 3532 9534
Email: milwertz@nias.ku.dk
Research areas

Encounters between Asia and the Nordic countries/Europe, gender, non-governmental organizing, People’s Republic of China  

Aki Tonami , Researcher
Tel: (+45) 3532 9531
Email: aki.tonami@nias.ku.dk
Research areas

International Political Economy; Foreign Policy Analysis; Politics and International Relations of East Asia and the Polar Region; Environment and Development, Environmental aid; Development Studies

Affiliated Researchers

Alexandra Kent , Senior Researcher, Dr.
Tel: (+46) 739149877
Email: alixkent@yahoo.co.uk
Research areas

Cambodia, religion, healing, politics, conflict management, justice

Ida Nicolaisen , Senior Researcher
Tel: (+45) 3532 9533
Email: nicolaisen@nias.ku.dk
Research areas

Cultural anthropology, Indigenous peoples, Socio-economic development, Human rights
 Regional focus: Southeast Asia & West Africa.

Stig Toft Madsen , Fil.Dr, Senior Research Fellow
Tel: (+45) 22 80 56 11
Email: Stig.Toft.Madsen@nias.ku.dk; Stigtm49@gmail.com
Research areas

India, South Asia, the Nordic countries, Europe

Guest Researchers

Yoojin Lim , Guest Researcher
Tel: +82-10-9222-5974
Email: yoojinlim@gmail.com
Research areas

welfare politics, Korea, nordic welfare state, pension reform, inequality, political economy, party politics

Ramy Bulan , Guest Researcher
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Email: ramybulan@gmail.com
Research areas

Dr Ramy Bulan is completing a book on Indigenous Legal Traditions and Native Customary Rights: Content and Proof of Kelabit Customary Land Rights which will be published by Lexis-Nexis.

Affiliated PhD Students

Srilata Sircar , Associated PhD Student
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Email: Srilata.Sircar@keg.lu.se
Research areas

Subaltern urbanization, Urban trends in India, Structural Transformation, Caste relations, Constructivist methodologies

Qin Xuzhong , Associated PhD Student
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Email: qinxuzhong1989@163.com
Research areas

Corporate social responsibility (CSR), especially CSR in small-medium enterprises (SMEs), brand management and innovation management.

Sanna Schliewe , Associated PhD Student
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Email: sanna.schliewe@nias.ku.dk
Research areas

The project will explore how understandings of self and others is tranformed in everyday encounters

Bo Ærenlund Sørensen , Associated PhD Student
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Email: bo.erenlund.sorensen@nias.ku.dk
Research areas

Chinese workers in the mainstream media

 

Affiliated Students

Xenia Kjær Skarbye , Associated Workplace Student
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Email: xenia.skarbye@nias.ku.dk
Research areas

Xenia Kjær Skarbye is a Danish postgraduate student at Aalborg University in Copenhagen, where she is currently studying towards a degree in Global Refugee Studies. Before her studies in Denmark, Xenia obtained a MSc and BSc at Oxford Brookes University in International Relations, combined with International Management and Economics, respectively.

Ma Yi , Associated Workplace Student
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Email: yima2015@hotmail.com
Research areas

At the moment his main focus is collective action theories; questioning how and why people cooperate and govern the commons. Thus he takes great interest in Danish cooperatives as well.

Catja Nilsson , Associated Workplace Student
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Email: catjanilsson1@gmail.com
Research areas

Catja is currently working on her master thesis in anthropology which investigates intergenerational relations in Chongqing, China.

Casper Anthony Mørck , Associated Workplace Student
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Email: casper.anthony.moerck@gmail.com
Research areas

Casper is writing his master thesis about the meeting between Chinese tourists and Danish cultural heritage, looking at how social structures are constructed and challenged.