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Asia in Focus

Asia in Focus is a peer-reviewed journal published online twice a year by NIAS – Nordic Institute of Asian Studies. NIAS is a Nordic research and service institute focusing on Asia’s modern transformations. Asia in Focus was initiated by NIAS to provide Master students and Ph.D. students affiliated to a Nordic institution a widely accessible and transnational forum to publish their findings. The journal is now open to students from all European institutions of higher education.


Heidelberg Studies on Transculturality

Heidelberg Studies on Transculturality seeks research that coincides with the Cluster’s aim of establishing a "morphology of flows and circulations” which concentrates on “exploring the specific dynamics of transcultural interactions”. The series will include works which strengthen this dialog both within and across disciplines.


The Newsletter

The Newsletter is a free academic publication produced three times a year by the International Institute for Asian Studies. With a worldwide readership of about 50,000 The Newsletter is the premier Asian Studies forum for Asia scholars to share commentary and opinion; research essays; book, journal and website reviews; and announcements of events, projects and conferences, with colleagues in academia and beyond. | Take a free subscription


Transcultural Studies

Transcultural Studies is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal committed to promoting the knowledge and research of transculturality in all disciplines. It is published by the Cluster of Excellence “Asia and Europe in a Global Context: The Dynamics of Transculturality” of the Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg.