Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies


The research interests of IAPS members fall under a wide range of disciplines that include history, business and economics, politics and international relations, sociology and geography.

IAPS members conduct both single country research, but also pan-Asian research.

IAPS members have received funding from multiple sources, including the ESRC, Leverhulme Trust, British Academy and the European Research Council.


Research themes

The major research themes of IAPS members focus on:

IAPS will circulate a call for staff seedcorn funding in relation to these themes in the spring of each academic year. Find out more about IAPS funding.



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