Nettsider med emneord «Asia»

Publisert 14. mai 2018 21:32

Welcome to our open summer meeting! This year, China expert Hans Jørgen Gåsemyr from the University of Bergen will give a talk on Xi Jinping's recent ascension to potential lifelong leadership in China. Gåsemyr's talk will be followed by a panel discussion on the impact and development of the #MeToo movement in Asia, with a regional focus on China, India and Japan. With us in the panel are Ragnhild Sofie Selstø, journalist and MA graduate (Chinese Society and Politics, UiO), Moumita Sen, Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Culture Studies and Oriental Languages (UiO) and Elizaveta Zyrenkova, MA student (Modern Japan, UiO). We also announce the winner of this year's "Best MA-thesis on an Asian topic". And, we serve drinks and refreshments.

Publisert 4. apr. 2018 12:48

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.

Publisert 1. feb. 2018 23:25

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.

Publisert 19. okt. 2017 16:38

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.

Publisert 21. apr. 2017 15:57

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.

Publisert 24. mars 2017 12:48

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.

Publisert 16. jan. 2017 13:18
Publisert 16. nov. 2016 18:53

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).

Publisert 17. okt. 2016 18:29

Tips kan sendes direkte til nettverkskoordinatorer Arve Hansen: og Kenneth Bo Nielsen: og assisterende koordinator Kjersti Litleskare:

Publisert 23. sep. 2016 10:09

Elena Kim and Karina Standal explore the links between gender equality and international development in different parts of Asia.

Publisert 5. sep. 2016 16:23

Welcome to a seminar on caste relations among South Asian muslims, with Dr. Aftab Alam.

Publisert 30. aug. 2016 18:40

Seminar with Niraja Gopal Jayal (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India).

Publisert 24. juni 2016 12:08

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.

Publisert 18. mai 2016 12:54

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.

Publisert 9. mai 2016 16:01

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!

Publisert 9. mai 2016 13:05

The deadline for submitting abstracts has now passed. However, some panels still have space for a limited number of additional papers. If you wish to submit an abstract, or for further information, please send an email to:


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Publisert 14. apr. 2016 13:22

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.

Publisert 12. apr. 2016 10:09

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.

Publisert 1. apr. 2016 20:35

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.

Publisert 11. mars 2016 16:04

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.

Publisert 29. feb. 2016 13:26

The seminar will focus on the complex mix of opportunities and challenges that arises from the growing China-Africa relationship.  

Publisert 21. jan. 2016 13:51

Seminar on emerging challenges in post earthquake scenarios in Nepal, w/ Ajaya Dixit and Shuvechha Khadka, both at ISET-Nepal.

Publisert 14. jan. 2016 09:43

Har du fullført masteroppgaven din i 2014, 2015 eller 2016?

Ønsker du å dele funnene dine med et større fagmiljø?

Publisert 4. nov. 2015 11:56

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.

Publisert 26. sep. 2015 22:44

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!