Webpages tagged with «Asianettverket»

Published Oct. 11, 2018 4:28 PM

The 21st Century is Asia's Century. At ASIANET 2019 we focus on four domains where the rise of Asia is already palpable: economy, politics, environment and culture.

Published May 14, 2018 9:32 PM

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.

Published Apr. 21, 2017 3:57 PM

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.

Published Mar. 24, 2017 12:48 PM

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.

Published Nov. 16, 2016 6:53 PM

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).

Published Sep. 5, 2016 4:23 PM

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

Published June 24, 2016 12:08 PM

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.

Published May 18, 2016 12:54 PM

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.

Published May 9, 2016 4:01 PM

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!

Published May 9, 2016 1:05 PM

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:

 

Kenneth Bo Nielsen (k.b.nielsen@sum.uio.no)

Published Apr. 14, 2016 1:22 PM

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.

Published Mar. 11, 2016 4:04 PM

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.

Published Feb. 29, 2016 1:26 PM

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