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Two-day workshop for PhD students and artists, to be held on 30 & 31 March 2015 at Hong Kong Baptist University

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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 / 15 September
Gonda fellowship at IIAS: 1 April / 1 October

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N° 70 Spring 2015
Central and Inner Asia: New Challenges for Independent Research

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The Study The politics of dancing in Japan
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The Focus Recollecting Central Asia's Soviet past
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Modernity experienced at an everyday level
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Special Attention

A new publication in the Global Asia Series

Pacific Strife

Pacific Strife. The Great Powers and their Political and Economic Rivalries in Asia and the Western Pacific, 1870-1914 by Kees van Dijk. | More

A new Nordic Journal: Asia in Focus

Asia in Focus

On 10 March 2015, the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies launched Asia in Focus - a Nordic journal on Asia by early career researchers. | More

Watch the video of the IIAS Annual Lecture 2015 by Prof. Amartya Sen

IIAS Annual Lecture 2015

The video registration of the IIAS Annual Lecture 2015 delivered by the renowned Indian economist and philosopher Prof. Amartya Sen (Laureate of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences) is now online. | More

Visit the new website!

This website is designed to offer a platform to the research network Rethinking Asian Studies in a Global Context (2014-2016). It will provide insight in new strands of research regarding decentered knowledge of Asia in an interconnected global environment.
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IIAS and The Asian Library join forces for ICAS Book Prize

IIAS and The Asian Library join forces for ICAS Book Prize

A new boost for Asian studies thanks to cooperation between IIAS and Leiden University Libraries on the international ICAS Book Prize | More