Asia Research Institute

   
   
  

Asia Research Institute

The University of Nottingham's Asia Research Institute brings together our world leading research and expertise concerning the major sustainable development challenges in Asia through engagement with practitioners and our partners in the region. Its aim is to increase dialogue with, and to make an impact on, the ongoing debates within the region, together with our Chinese and Malaysian campuses.

Asia Dialogue

Between the Devil and the IPCC: Cultural constraints to achieving 1.5°C warming
By Laurie Parsons. As previous incarnations have arguably failed to do, the IPCC’s Special Report on 1.5°C warming resounded like the tolling of a funeral bell. Twelve years it intoned, with a biblical sense of numeracy; twelve years to save the world around us, forsake avarice and slake our addiction to what kills us. Energy […]

The Long Read: A Southeast Asia perspective on climate change and negative emission technologies
By David Taylor. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report (IPCC 2018) makes stark reading and raises potentially serious concerns, particularly for those living in the tropics, including the ten Southeast Asian countries forming the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Emissions from the anticipated increased combustion of coal in Southeast Asia will […]

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Asia Expertise Guide

Asia Expertise Guide

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Key research areas

Sustainable environments

Sustainable environments

Regional connectivity

Regional connectivity

Innovation

Innovation and entrepreneurship
 

Governance and policy

Governance and policy

Identity and rights

Identity and rights

Doing business in Asia

Doing business in Asia
 

News

Charles Wallace Trust Nottingham Fellowship for Pakistan, 2019/20

Description
The Charles Wallace Pakistan Trust Visiting Fellowship at the University of Nottingham is now accepting applications for the 2019/20 academic year. The deadline for application submission is Friday 1 March 2019.
Date:
06 December 2018

Journal Assistant Internships

Description
The University of Nottingham Asia Research Institute is seeking applications for two paid Internships to work with the Editor of Asia Dialogue – Dr Jon Sullivan.
Date:
28 November 2018

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Events

Cultural production in a polyglot society: British Malaya, 1920-1940

Date
13 December 2018 (16:00-17:30)
Location:
b7, The Hemsley, University Park
Description
The Cultures of Occupation in Twentieth Century Asia Project (COTCA) is delighted to be inviting Professor Lynn Holen Lees (University of Pennsylvania) to our seminar series.

COTCA-ARI: Mapping China under Japanese Occupation: Spatial Configurations of State Power during Wartime (1937 - 1945)

Date
24 January 2019 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
b7, The Hemsley, University Park
Description
Dr. David Serfass (EHESS-Paris) is to deliver a talk entitled 'Mapping China under Japanese Occupation: Spatial Configurations of State Power during Wartime (1937 - 1945)' for a joint COTCA-ARI seminar.

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Asia Research Institute

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email: asiaresearch@nottingham.ac.uk