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Lecture by Dr Jung-Sun HAN (Associate Professor at the Division of International Studies, Korea 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 2016 and 15 Sept. 2016
NOTE: the autumn 2015 round is CANCELLED
Gonda fellowship at IIAS: 1 April / 1 October

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Recent Newsletter
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.


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IIAS National Master's Thesis Prize in Asian studies 2015

IIAS National Master's Thesis Prize in Asian studies 2015Submit your application before 1 October 2015. 
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ICAS 10 to be held in Thailand

ICAS 10We are pleased to announce that the 10th International Convention of Asia Scholars will take place in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 20 - 23 July 2017. | More

ICAS 9 Photo Album

ICAS Book PrizeThis image is from the opening ceremony of ICAS 9 (Australia, 5-9 July, 2015). To see more pictures visit the ICAS 9 Photo album on facebook.

2015 ICAS Book Prize Winners

IBP 2015

It is our pleasure to announce the winners and accolades of the ICAS Book Prize 2015. | 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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Call for applications
1 October 2015
Call for abstracts
1 October 2015
Call for papers
1 November 2015