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How to survive a PhD in Asian Studies
Centre for East Asian Studies and the Finnish University Network for Asian Studies proudly present:
HOW TO SURVIVE A PHD IN ASIAN STUDIES
A documentary about the challenges of starting and finishing a dissertation in Asian Studies and how to overcome those.
In the documentary we hear from Finnish Asia scholars who in recent years have received a PhD in Asian Studies. The film offers hard fought insights into research, fieldwork and publishing for those taking on dissertation work. For those not working on a dissertation in Asian studies, the documentary offers a look at what it means to do research in practice.
The documentary is presented in three acts:
ACT I “What Have I Got Myself Into?”
ACT II “Tools of the Trade”
ACT III “The Road Goes Ever On and On”
Register here to watch the documentary. The Documentary is stored in a password protected environment for copyright reasons, therefore we ask you to sign in with your name and email to see it. The collected information will no be used for any other purpose than sending the link to watch the documentary. The collected information will not be shared with others.
The film was financed by the Doctoral Program of Contemporary Asian Studies and it was filmed and edited by Samu Kolehmainen.
Asian Studies Days - Annual Conference in Finland
The Finnish University Network for Asian Studies has organized the Asian Studies Days annually since 2010. The event provides a national platform for discussions and networking in Asian studies. During the Asian Studies Days, the Network publishes the annually updated catalogue “Academic Research Projects on Asia in Finland”.
- Research funding database AURORA
- Researchers’ mobility and collaboration between Europe and China Funding Guide
- NIAS scholarhips: NIAS scholarships are designed to make NIAS’ library and other resources accessible to PhD candidates and Masters students in the Nordic countries. PhD and Masters students from NNC member universities are eligible to apply for this grant.
- Laura Stark on Asianet’s Facebook on what makes A Good Research Plan
Kone Fudan Nordic Centre Grant for Research
The Kone Foundation offers annually scholarships for 4-6-month research in China. Read more about the grant here.
- Blog: Getting published; Comments and advice for academic authors
- From Thesis to Book by Gerald Jackson, NIAS Press
ASIANET MATERIAL BANK
A free database of pictures, maps and video clips for education and research on Asia!
Material Bank photos and videos are stored in the Google+ album.
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR AWESOME PHOTOS AND VIDEOS?
Do you have great photos and videos taken in Asia? Share with us! Send them as email attachments to asianet(at)utu.fi.
Name each picture with short description of the photo and your name, e.g. rice fields in China, Your Name 2011. Be precise and accurate with the description.
In the Subject Field (otsikkokenttä) of the email, write a short description of your photo set and your name (e.g. Osaka Castle Your Name).
You accept these conditions when you submit the photos: you own the copyrights of the photos. The Finnish University Network of Asian Studies makes the final decision on publication of the submitted works. Photos are published under the Creative Commons License (‘attribution, non-commercial’), which allows users to share and adapt.
HOW TO USE THE PHOTOS IN ASIANET MATERIAL BANK?
Our photos are available for research and education purposes, but NOT for commercial usage. Users only need to do one thing: give credits to the copyright owners when you use the photos found in our database.
Any questions? Contact asianet(at)utu.fi.
Asian Studies in Finnish Universities
These universities have provided Asian studies in Finland. For up-to-date information please contact the universities/departments directly.
UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
UNIVERSITY OF TURKU
UNIVERSITY OF TAMPERE
- Chinese Education, Research and Exchange Centre (CEREC)
- Tampere Research Centre for Russian and Chinese Media (TaRC)
UNIVERSITY OF OULU
UNIVERSITY OF JYVÄSKYLÄ
UNIVERSITY OF VAASA
Associations for Asian Studies
Karavaani Ry. – Student Organisation of East Asian and Japanese Studies, University of Helsinki
Taotao Ry. – Taotao is a student club for everyone studying at the CEAS and everyone otherwise interested in East Asia.
NACS – Nordic Association for China Studies
NAJAKS – Nordic Association for Japanese and Korean Studies
NAJS – Nordic Association for the Study of Contemporary Japanese Society
NISN – Nordic Indonesian Studies Network
SASNET – Swedish South Asian Studies Network
AKSE – Association for Korean Studies in Europe
EACS – European Association of Chinese Studies
EAJS – European Association for Japanese Studies
EUROSEAS – European Association for South East Asian Studies
EASAS – European Association for South Asian Studies
EASL – European Association of Sinological Librarians