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

Infrastructure and the struggle to adapt to climate change in the Himalayas
By Karine Gagné. In recent years, scholars have produced a number of critical studies on how communities adapt to climate change. Based on interventions developed and deployed by institutions such as the United Nations, the World Bank, or large non-governmental organisations (NGOs), many have adeptly argued that climate change adaptation is too often a technocratic […]

India and the 1.5°C warning: The power of political targets
By Elizabeth Chatterjee. From the Paris Agreement’s 2°C collective mitigation goal to the EU’s 20-20-20 plan, numerical targets have become a hallmark of environmental governance. Such targets appear precise and objective, but the reality is often more complex. The 2°C target stems from a set of back-of-the-envelope calculations and political judgements, while the recent IPCC […]

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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, 1900-1940

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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