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Asia in Focus - Issue 7

New issue of Asia in Focus out now!

Asia in Focus is a peer-reviewed OA journal published online twice a year by NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. NIAS is a Nordic research and service institute focusing on Asia’s modern transformations. The focal point of the journal is the modern Asian societies viewed from the standpoints of social sciences and humanities. The geographical focus is the Asian countries from Central Asia to Oceania excluding Australia and New Zealand. 

Asia in Focus was initiated by NIAS to provide Master and PhD students with a widely accessible and transnational forum to publish their findings. The journal accepts submissions (academic articles, academic essays, book reviews) to students from all European institutions of higher education.
Contents Issue 7
‘Joining the Club’: The place of a Chinese School in the global IR academy
Thøger Kersting Christensen
Right-wing nationalism or just plain fun?: Japanese history in the game Kantai Collection and its audience interpretation
Valtteri Vuorikoski
Chinese Science Fiction Literature: Can it do for China what K-Pop and Manga do for Korea and Japan?
Nicklas Junker
Finding a New Narrative of Chinese Business Leadership by Giving Voice to Chinese Millennials
Suvi Kurki
Book Review: Van Norden, Bryan W. (2017) Taking Back Philosophy – A Multicultural Manifesto
Lisa Lindkvist Zhang
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