Director of NIAS and senior researcher.
Cultural sociology, Korea/East Asia, comparative politics, political culture and forms of governance.
Managing the Fudan-European Centre for China Studies and China-relevant issues
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.
Coordinates the Asian Dynamics Initiative - ADI.
Administration, NIAS SUPRA Program, NIAS LINC
Administration, NIAS SUPRA Program, NIAS LINC, The Fudan European Centre for China Studies
The Fudan-European Centre for China Studies
Oversee and coordinate the journal’s editorial activities.
The student assistant position at NIAS Press entails providing support to the Press in all areas, including various marketing and editorial responsibilities.
Encounters between Asia and the Nordic countries/Europe, gender, non-governmental organizing, People’s Republic of China
International Political Economy; Foreign Policy Analysis; Politics and International Relations of East Asia and the Polar Region; Environment and Development, Environmental aid; Development Studies
Cambodia, religion, healing, politics, conflict management, justice
Cultural anthropology, Indigenous peoples, Socio-economic development, Human rights
Regional focus: Southeast Asia & West Africa.
India, South Asia, the Nordic countries, Europe
Subaltern urbanization, Urban trends in India, Structural Transformation, Caste relations, Constructivist methodologies
The project will explore how understandings of self and others is tranformed in everyday encounters
Chinese workers in the mainstream media
I am an anthropology student at the University of Copenhagen. I am currently working on my master thesis entitled "(Yet another) Paradise Lost?", which investigates the changing livelihood strategies of local seaweed farmers in the small island of Nusa Lembongan, located in the Balinese Sea. Through a long-term ethnographic fieldwork, I have seen how the lives and economic strategies of three different families have changed drastically in order to follow the flows and consequences of the emerging tourist industry.
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 is currently working on her master thesis in anthropology which investigates intergenerational relations in Chongqing, China.