26 Feb 2021
New publication on internet, reality, and temporal autonomy in China
In The Social Construction of Internet Addiction in China: Youth between Reality and Temporal Autonomy in the Documentary Web Junkie, Annika Pissin addresses issues surrounding the...
17 Feb 2021
New article on academic freedom in China and its global implications
Marina Svensson has written an article on academic freedom in Utrikesmagasinet published by the Swedish Institute of International Affairs.
22 Jan 2021
New publication: "Property, Citizenship and Invisible Dispossession in Myanmar's Urban Frontier"
Elizabeth Rhoads examines dispossession of religious minorities in a new article on Myanmar.
17 Dec 2020
New article in the Conversation on Japan, Sweden, and Covid exceptionalism.
Paul O'Shea has written an article in the Conversation analyzing Covid exceptionalism in the cases of Japan and Sweden.
14 Dec 2020
The United States-Japan alliance in a post-Trump world
Paul O'Shea has co-authored an article on the Japan-US alliance, analysing the prospects under new President Joe Biden and new Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide.
23 Nov 2020
New article on how an online news platform has supported the transition to hegemonic authoritarianism in Cambodia
Astrid Norén-Nilsson has published an article on online news as a governance innovation in the journal Critical Asian Studies.
6 Nov 2020
New open-access article on the Japan-US alliance, focusing on Donald Trump and Shinzo Abe
Paul O'Shea has co-authored an article on the Japan-US alliance, focusing on the Trump-Abe era.
19 Oct 2020
New article on walking and heritage in Beijing.
Marina Svensson has published an article that deals with gentrification, heritage and walking in Beijing.
25 Sep 2020
New article on Chinese gold mining in Ghana
Dr Nicholas Loubere has co-authored an article on small-scale gold miners in Ghana in the journal Labour, Capital and Society.
4 Sep 2020
New publication on civil society elites in Cambodia
Dr Astrid Norén-Nilsson has co-authored an article on civil society elites in Cambodia published in the journal Politics and Governance.
24 Jun 2020
New publication on heritage in China
Marina Svensson has published a chapter in the volume The Heritage Turn in China: The Reinvention, Dissemination and Consumption of Heritage
2 Jun 2020
Applications open for 2 postdoctoral fellowships
Applications are now open for 2 postdoctoral fellowships in China’s, Japan’s, and/or Korea’s contemporary society at the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies, Lund Universi...
20 Apr 2020
How China has handled the crises
Interview with Marina Svensson, Professor of Modern China Studies here at the Centre.
20 Mar 2020
Changes and information due to Covid-19 (Corona)
Lund University is following the Government and Public Health Authority’s recommendations regarding measures to reduce the spread of the coronavirus and has therefore decided that ...
13 Mar 2020
Call for applications for short-term research funding
The Centre announces research periods of 20 per cent up to 50 per cent for a maximum of five months during fall 2020.
2 Mar 2020
A visit from South Korea opened a discussion on the core values in the Swedish education system
The travel group Ggumtle Airplane recently ‘landed’ at Lund University to discuss core values in education and their relation to wider values in society with the students at the Ce...
24 Feb 2020
New publication on academic freedom in China
Marina Svensson has published an article entitled “Chinese universities: restrictions on academic freedom and global implications.”
4 Feb 2020
Two fully funded PhD positions in East and South-East Asian Studies
The programme is four-year long (240 credits) and combines courses (60 credits) with a thesis (180 credits).
18 Dec 2019
Applications open for a two-year appointment as postdoc in Human Rights in East and South-East Asia.
The placement of the position is to be divided between the Centre for East and South-East Asian Studies and the Division of Human Rights.