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Asian Studies Days 2019: Science Policies in Asia

  Science policies in Asia: AI strategies and Cyber Universities – how Asian countries are building state capacity and climate resilience through science University of Turku, November 27-28 The Finnish University Network for Asian Studies has organized Asian Studies Days annually since 2010. The event provides a national platform for discussions and networking in Asian studies…. Read more »

Asia Researcher – update or submit information about your Asia-related research by June 30 for the Research Catalogue 2019.

The Finnish University Network for Asian Studies is collecting INFORMATION ABOUT ON-GOING OR RECENTLY COMPLETED RESEARCH PROJECTS on Asia for the catalogue “Academic Research Projects on Asia in Finland 2019”. You may update or submit information of your research projects via webropol: https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/C8EBE5A100036FD7 The DEADLINE for submitting research information to be published in the catalogue… Read more »

Kone-Fudan Nordic Centre Scholarship recipients for 2019

Recipients of the 2019 scholarships have been announced: Reija Hietala, University of Turku. Research topic: “On the dimensions of environmental sustainability in the urban agriculture – a case Shanghai”. (post doc category) Niki Sopanen, University of Helsinki.  Research topic: “Crouching (paper) tiger, hidden (paper) dragon, and the clash of the conspiratorial turn? A post-foundational inquiry… Read more »

Uusi kirja Kaakkois-Aasiasta kiinnostuneille

Gaudeamus on julkaissut ensimmäisen suomenkielisen Kaakkois-Aasian nyky-yhteiskuntia käsittelevän kirjan. Teos on tärkeää luettavaa paitsi Kaakkois- Aasiasta kiinnostuneille ja alueen maiden kanssa työskenteleville myös kaikille matkailijoille ja uteliaille maailmankansalaisille. Kaakkois-Aasia tunnetaan rannoistaan ja sademetsistään mutta myös monista viime vuosikymmenien vakavimmista konflikteista. Usein unohtuu, että tämä Intian ja Kiinan väliin jäävä alue on pinta-alaltaan ja väkiluvultaan lähes… Read more »

Kone-Fudan Nordic Centre scholarships now open for application!

Update May 9, 2019 The call for 2019 scholarships ended on April 5. Kone – Fudan Nordic Centre scholarships for research periods at the Fudan Nordic Centre in Shanghai are open for applications! All researchers and academic staff of the Nordic Centre’s Finnish member universities are eligible for this scholarship meant for a 4-6 months… Read more »

Spring online courses open for application! Deadline 25.11.2018

Apply to Asianet online courses! Apply now to basic and advanced level online courses on Asia. You can choose between Bachelor and Master’s level courses and a variety of topics.  Either take individual courses or a combination of courses to get a Minor in Asian Studies. The studies are free of charge for registered (degree… Read more »

New course on Contemporary Indian Society!

A new course on Contemporary Indian Society (3ECTS) ! The course will discuss pressing topics such as gender issues, urbanization, welfare etc. in contemporary India. Read more from the course introduction. Max 20 students in order of registration. The course is already full (Nov 5th, 2018). Only students from the member universities of the Finnish… Read more »

Application period to Asianet courses 3-23, September 2018

Apply to Asianet online courses! Apply now to basic and advanced level online courses on Asia. You can choose between Bachelor and Master’s level courses and a variety of topics.  Either take individual courses or a combination of courses to get a Minor in Asian Studies. The studies are free of charge for registered (degree… Read more »

Doctoral Seminar 2018

In connection with the Asian Studies Days, a doctoral seminar will be organized on October 18 at the Aalto University. Asian Studies days will be arranged at Aalto University on October 17-18 with the general theme “Tackling sustainability challenges of runaway urbanization and water shortages”. Registration to the events is open now at https://aaltoglobalimpact.org/asian-studies-days-2018/ Send your… Read more »

Asian Studies Days 2018

ASIAN STUDIES DAYS 2018 – Tackling sustainability challenges of runaway urbanization and water shortages What can be done to make future megacities sustainable? How to guarantee resources like access to water for tens of millions urban dwellers? Asian Studies Days takes on sustainable development challenges of urbanization in Asia on October 17-18 at Aalto University…. Read more »