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N-SEA: Nordic Southeast Asia Network

As part of the joint efforts to build a Nordic network on Southeast Asia, a website featuring information about the network, overview of scholars working on Southeast Asia in the Nordic countries as well as news and events related to the region has been launched.
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Current SUPRA students at NIAS

Marie Tjärnström, Lund University
Topic: The Changes in the Japanese Labour Market

Mohammad Tareq Hasan, Bergen University
Topic: Resources, Livelihood and Identity in Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh

Current SUPRA students at NIAS

Paula Pankakoski, Turku University
Topic: Place Identity among Migrant Children in Beijing

Yiyu Tian, Aalborg University
Topic: Causes for the High Divorce Rate in China under the Background of Globalization and Modernization

The Indian Ambassador visits NIAS

Last week the Indian Ambassador to Denmnark Niraj Srivastava visited NIAS.
The ambassador met with several relevant people, and we enjoyed a wide-ranging discussion with him, agreeing on a number of points.

We look forward to enhanced future cooperation.

Current SUPRA students at NIAS

Li Silfverberg, PhD Stockholm university
Topic: Mediation vs Rule of Law in the PRC

Michaela Nummenpää, Lund University
Topic: Women’s Experience of the Education System in Kerala, India

Dr. Sayyed Mahdi Ziaei new Guest Researcher at NIAS

Dr. Sayyed Mahdi Ziaei is a senior Economics lecturer from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. He will stay at NIAS from 23 of January till 22 of February.
While at NIAS, Mahdi will focus on one of his several areas of interest: "The evaluating effects of financial variables on indicators such as, Genuine Progress Indicator (Index of Sustainable Economic Welfare), Human Development Index, Gross National Happiness (GNH) and some others. As Denmark and Nordic countries have very well progress in these fields, I am eager to have some studies on this area in my short trip visit. It is expected that in future I will have the comparative research Between European countries and East Asian countries in this field of study".

Current SUPRA students at NIAS

Wrenn Lindgren, Oslo university
Topic: Constructing Senkaku: The Japanese Discourse on the Senkaku Territorial Dispute

Maciej Marek Koziol, Aalborg University
Topic: Chinese Go Global strategy and Polish Go China response. The difficult road to successful cooperation.

New Publishing Assistant at NIAS Press

Two new objects in one picture! On the left hand side, Brox and Bellér-Hann's book 'On the Fringes of the Harmonious Society' has just arrived at our office, and is now available to order via NIAS Press:

Then, on the right hand side, it's the new Publishing Assistant here at NIAS Press! Karolina will join Gerald and Freek on the boat, navigating us through the publishing sea, adding some Nordic-ness to NIAS as a Finn. So good luck and have fun, Karolina.

New Chinese Ambassador to Denmark visits NIAS

On Friday 10 January the new Chinese Ambassador to Denmark Mr Liu Biwei together with Ms. Fu Wenyan, Head of the Political Section, and Mr. Hu Yi, First Secretary paid an introductory visit to NIAS.

We warmly welcome Mr Liu Biwei, and look forward to future cooperation.


Current SUPRA student at NIAS

Milla Hyvärinen, University of Helsinki
Topic: Ex-haliya experiences about the change in the clientelist relations in Far-Western Nepal