Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies
   
   
  

Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

(IAPS)

 

The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies (IAPS) provides a focus for interdisciplinary research and teaching on Asia at the University of Nottingham. Our interdisciplinary research and teaching are informed by the members of IAPS' long-standing engagement with the region.

IAPS researchers have expertise across Asia, and details of the specific regional expertise can be accessed, both below, by geographical area, but also via our pan-Asia research themes. Trying to find an expert on Asia? View the Asia Intelligence Unit. Want to read new content on Asia? Subscribe to our social media channels.

Sustainable Societies

The institute is part of the University's Research Priority Areas: Rights and Justice and Sustainable Development.
 

Geographical areas

 

Analysis

Russia’s Far East: A key to settle North Korea?
Moon’s main concern revolves around the insecurity on the Korean peninsula. Why is Moon eager to have closer economic and diplomatic ties with Russia? The answer to this question lies in the desire by the South Korean authorities to find diplomatic solutions to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis and to prevent pre-emptive strikes.

Singapore and the Terror Threat Landscape
What would an attack with mass casualties (particularly one carried out by Singaporean extremists) mean for the body politic and the delicate fabric of communal relations.

Sex and corruption: China’s disgraceful internet celebrity
Written by Lingling Mao. Three years ago in July 2014, GUO Meimei, a then Chinese internet celebrity, was arrested for involvement in illegal gambling and the sex trade. Three years on, when searching for GUO Meimei on Google, there are nearly 8 million items about her and still 1,415 […]

Events

IAPS seminar by Ye Qiang

Date
05 October 2017 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
B7 Hemsley, University Park
Description
A CPI seminar by Ye Qiang on China's Claims in the South China Sea.

Working with the media

Date
19 October 2017 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
B7 Hemsley, University Park

Taiwan Film Screening Tour

Date
20 October 2017 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Broadway Cinema, Screen 3

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Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

School of Politics and International Relations
Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

+44 (0)115 82 83087
iaps@nottingham.ac.uk