Event: Promoting Cooperation, Partnership and Connectivity between Europe and Asia

On 28 March, the Department for Asia Pacific at the Swedish MFA organised an open seminar on the theme: “Promoting Cooperation, Partnership and Connectivity between Europe and Asia”. In his keynote State Secretary Oscar Stenström stressed Asia’s importance for Sweden, both in terms of trade and innovation. In a following panel ambassadors to Sweden from Republic of Korea, Vietnam and Bangladesh respectively discussed the role … Continue reading Event: Promoting Cooperation, Partnership and Connectivity between Europe and Asia

Podcast: Gunnel Cederlöf on the India-China corridor

As a further step in the collaboration between the Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) at Lund University we are now launching a series of podcasts on India and South Asia. The project manager for this podcast is Henrik Chetan Aspengren, who is an affiliated researcher at SASNET. In the first episode Professor Gunnel Cederlöf, Linnaeus University, … Continue reading Podcast: Gunnel Cederlöf on the India-China corridor

India and South Asia in focus in new collaboration between The Swedish Institute of International Affairs and SASNET

The Swedish Institute of International Affairs (UI) and the Swedish Asian Studies Network (SASNET) at Lund University are launching a collaboration focusing on India and South Asia. The long-term collaboration will include both research and analysis and aims at building a strong research environment of international quality. Asia is becoming an increasingly important economic and political arena in world affairs. Developments in the region have … Continue reading India and South Asia in focus in new collaboration between The Swedish Institute of International Affairs and SASNET

Chakra: A Nordic Journal of South Asian Studies Call for Articles and Reviews

Chakra: A Nordic Journal of South Asian Studies is an open access, online, peer-reviewed Nordic yearbook devoted to South Asian Studies published by the Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) at Lund University.   Chakra invites submissions of manuscript articles and reviews to be published in late 2018 (Volume V). (http://www.sasnet.lu.se/research/chakra-a-nordic-journal-of-south-asian-…). Chakra will publish original work from scholars of South Asia in the humanities and … Continue reading Chakra: A Nordic Journal of South Asian Studies Call for Articles and Reviews