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Asianettverket og IKOS inviterer til boklanseringen og debatt om det indiske mirakel og dets bakside med utgangspunkt i en ny svensk bok om Indias moderne historie, redigert av Staffan Lindberg og Lars Eklund.
Arkeologiske funn viser at hunden ble domestikert i Nord-Kina allerede rundt 8000 år før vår tid. Om en blar gjennom Kinas kulturhistorie, vil en finne at hunden dukker opp i mange interessante funksjoner og sammenhenger.
Are you writing your master thesis on an Asia related topic? Would you like to meet other students doing the same, as well as receive feedback on your work? The Norwegian Network for Asian Studies is organising its annual course for MA students in December and anyone writing about Asia is welcome to join.
Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, award winning author Ivo de Figueiredo introduces us to his recent book "En fremmed ved mitt bord", a book that took him on a journey back to his ancestral village Saligao, in erstwhile Portuguese India. Lisa Björkman (Univ. of Louisville) will give a talk on "Pipe Politics, Contested Waters" based on her monograph on Mumbai. We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.
In this seminar, Karin Kapadia analyses the relatively new phenomenon of Dalit Pentecostalism in Chennai’s slums as a crucial counter-hegemonic challenge to the ideological and moral legitimacy of the Modi regime.
Join us for an afternoon December seminar with Dr. Vegard Iversen, on social mobility in India. We will serve gingerbread cookies and mulled wine (gløgg).
Elena Kim and Karina Standal explore the links between gender equality and international development in different parts of Asia.
Welcome to a seminar on caste relations among South Asian muslims, with Dr. Aftab Alam.
Seminar with Niraja Gopal Jayal (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India).
The conference will explore maritime Asia from multiple perspectives, and will also function as a meeting and networking point for scholars in the Nordic region working on Asia more broadly.
After the national assembly elections in Cambodia in 2013, the human rights situation in the country deteriorated rapidly. Now, as the next general elections slowly inch closer, the human rights situation is once again in focus, with UN human rights experts recently urging the Cambodian government to protect civil society and respect fundamental freedoms in the country. In this seminar, Naly Pilorge, the director of the Cambodian human rights organisation LICADHO, will give a presentation on the current political and human rights situation in Cambodia.
The Network for Asian Studies (Asianettverket) has the pleasure of inviting you to our open summer meeting. We present the award for best MA-thesis on an Asian topic for 2015/2016; researchers from the high-profile 'Airborne' research project at IKOS/UiO share interesting findings from their ongoing work; we present our activities for the autumn; and, there is cava and other refreshments. The programme continues at Literaturhuset where the renown psychologist Sudhir Kakar speaks on the Kama Sutra at 6 pm. Welcome one and all!
Rising divorce rates in urban India have become central to the emergent discourse on marriage, social change and neo-liberalism. In this seminar, Shalini Grover historically traces and compares Hindu divorce and the character of marital strife from the 1970's to the present century.
Elin Sevre, norgeskoordinator i LoveNepal, vil snakke om trafficking og sexarbeid i Nepal. Fra den kasteløse nepalesiske folkegruppen badi, anslås det at så mange som 75% av jenter og kvinner havner i sexslaveri.
Kampen om hvem som skal sitte i Det hvite hus de neste fire årene spisser seg til, og det peker i retning av enten Trump eller Clinton. Hvordan kan forholdet mellom USA og Asia utvikle seg etter valget?
Kom på vårt frokostseminar! Vi serverer rundstykker og kaffe.
In this 2014 documentary, British-Gujarati filmmaker sisters Sheena and Sonum Sumaria explore a minority community's struggle for justice amid the rise of Hindu nationalism and a corrupt government.
The seminar will focus on the complex mix of opportunities and challenges that arises from the growing China-Africa relationship.
Seminar on emerging challenges in post earthquake scenarios in Nepal, w/ Ajaya Dixit and Shuvechha Khadka, both at ISET-Nepal.
Har du fullført masteroppgaven din i 2014, 2015 eller 2016?
Ønsker du å dele funnene dine med et større fagmiljø?
PhD candidate Salvarpatti Manuvelraj Ponnudurai will in this presentation explore the nitty gritty of alteration, misappropriation and distorted history, when he examines four local temples in Tamil Speaking South India where Buddha images are worshipped as local ‘Hindu’ deities. Open for all.
Asianettverket inviterer alle til sitt åpne sommermøte onsdag 3. juni, kl. 13:15. Vi overrekker prisen for beste masteroppgave 2014/ 2015, Harald Bøckman vil kåsere om et liv i Kinastudier, vi presenterer programmet vårt for høsten, og det blir servert forfriskninger!
With Paul Rollier, Assistant Professor in South Asian Studies, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland.