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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.
Welcome to a seminar on caste relations among South Asian muslims, with Dr. Aftab Alam.
Seminar with Niraja Gopal Jayal (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India).
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?
Skriver du masteroppgave om et asiarelatert tema? Kunne du tenke deg å møte andre i samme båt, og å få tilbakemelding på oppgaven og tilnærmingen din? Asianettverket avholder vårt årlige mastergradskurs i desember, og alle som skriver om et asiarelatert tema kan delta.
Indologisk studentforening, FIAN, Oslo Dokumentarkino og Asianettverket inviterer til debatt om utviklingsmessige utfordringer på landsbygda i India, og visning av filmen "Walls and the Tiger."
(The debate and film will be in English.)
Michael Gillan, The University of Western Australia, Australia and Htwe Htwe Thein, Curtin University, Australia.
With Prof. Michele Ford
During the Suharto era, the official trade union was strictly prohibited from engaging with political parties and all but one of the ‘alternative’ unions publically rejected political unionism, preferring instead to seek recognition as a socio-economic force. Today, trade unions’ efforts to engage in electoral politics are tremendously significant for Indonesia’s emerging democracy.
In this talk, Deep K. Datta-Ray engages India’s nuclear diplomacy in the terms of its makers and their analytical categories to offer rare insights into the little known world of the key decision makers themselves. Datta-Ray is the only person so far to have embedded in India’s Ministry of External Affairs, and he draws on this unique research to challenge prevailing assumptions about how India’s nuclear diplomacy works.
How have 12 months with a Narendra Modi-led BJP government changed India? Oslo’s leading India scholars offer their analysis of the impact of the BJP’s landslide victory at the general elections in May last year on India’s politics, economy and society.