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Lecture by Prof Michael Herzfeld, which will be primarily for the Critical Heritage Studies MA students but will be open to the public.

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Fellowships at IIAS

IIAS invites outstanding scholars to apply for a fellowship to work on an individual research project in the field of Asian studies in the social sciences or humanities. Scholars specialising in Asian-African interactions may also apply for the ASC-IIAS joint fellowship.

Next application deadlines:
IIAS Fellowship: 1 February each year
ASC-IIAS Fellowship: 15 March 2016 and 15 Sept. 2016
NOTE: the autumn 2015 round is CANCELLED
Gonda fellowship at IIAS: 1 April / 1 October

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N° 71 Summer 2015
Militarized Borderlands in Asia

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The Study Impermanent frescoes: Localization of the Rāmāyana in mainland Southeast Asia
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The Focus State violence, state building. Civilian responses among the Karen of southeast Burma
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The Review
Two views about China’s spreading influence
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From the Director

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With the two major IIAS-supported events of ICAS 9 (Adelaide) and the Africa-Asia Knowledge Axis (Accra) approaching, it is fitting for me to update you on how our institute is progressing in its efforts to explore new research-led orientations through the programme ‘Rethinking Asian Studies in a Global Context’ and its five forums (urban, heritage, geographies, arts and Africa-Asia.


Call for papers
1 November 2015

Special Attention

Meet Elena Paskaleva

Elena PaskalevaElena Paskaleva is the new coordinator at IIAS of the Double Degree in Critical Heritage Studies.
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ICAS 10 will be held in Thailand

ICAS 10The 10th International Convention of Asia Scholars will take place in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 20 - 23 July 2017. | More  

This website is designed to offer a platform to the research network Rethinking Asian Studies in a Global Context (2014-2016). It aims to provide insight in new strands of research regarding decentered knowledge of Asia in an interconnected global environment.
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