NIAS-Nordisk Institut for Asienstudier (NIAS)

NIAS-Institut nordique d'études asiatiques
NIAS-Nordic Institute of Asian Studies
NIAS-Pohjoismainen Aasiantutkimusinstituutti

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History

8 June 1965, as Scandinavian Institute of Asian Studies (SIAS) -- Centralinstitut for Nordisk Asienforskning (CINA), on acceptance by governments of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden. Commenced operations 1967. New statutes adopted: 17 Nov 1976; 1 Jan 1988; 1 Jan 1998. Subsequently changed title to Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) -- Institut nordique d'études asiatiques -- Nordisk Institut for Asienstudier (NIAS) -- Pohjoismainen Aasiantutkimusinstituutti, in 1988. Current title adopted 2005.

Aims

As a research and service institute, focus on political, economic, business, social and cultural transformations in modern Asia in their historical contexts; provide a common platform for close collaboration with communities of Asian studies scholars and students in all Nordic countries.

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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination; guidance/assistance/consulting; research/documentation; projects/programmes.

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Languages

Danish, English, Norwegian, Swedish.

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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 19 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 5 countries
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Subjects *

  • International Relations
    • Regional Affairs

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

UIA Org ID

D3929

Last News Received

17. Jun 2016
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