The Nordic Asia Podcast

The Nordic Asia Podcast is a podcast series in which experts share their insights about timely topics within Asian Studies. The series is co-hosted by the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) and its partner institutions: the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku, Asianettverket at the University of Oslo and the Forum for Asian Studies at Stockholm University.

Science
Social Sciences
Society & Culture
1
Rethinking China's Humanitarian Diplomacy befor...
An interview with Lauri Paltemaa and Hermann Aubié
28 min
2
‘Network Monarchy’ and Its Challengers: Making ...
An interview with Duncan McCargo
31 min
3
Chinese Digital Vigilantism: The Mediated and M...
A Conversation with Qian Huang
28 min
4
In Search of New Social Democracy: Insights fro...
A Conversation with Olle Törnquist
22 min
5
Bertil Lintner, "The Wa of Myanmar and China’s ...
An interview with Bertil Lintner
30 min
6
Giuseppe Bolotta, "Belittled Citizens: The Cult...
An interview with Giuseppe Bolotta
26 min
7
The Modi Wave: Politics of the Pandemic in India
An interview with Alf Gunvald Nilsen
24 min
8
Beyond a Shadow: Southeast Asia Transcending US...
An interview with Joseph Liow Chin Yong
27 min
9
Sharing Scholarship: Academic Publishing and Te...
An interview with Albion Butters
27 min
10
Elaine Yuan, "The Web of Meaning: The Internet ...
An interview with Elaine Yuan
26 min
11
The Turbulence and Controversies of Indonesia’s...
An interview with Sofie Schütte
30 min
12
Outgoing Prime Minister Suga and Japan's Libera...
An interview with Giulio Pugliese
34 min
13
Chris Chaplin, "Salafism and the State: Islamic...
An interview with Chris Chaplin
31 min
14
Porn, Privacy and Pain: The Rise of Image-based...
An interview with Raquel Carvalho
28 min
15
Camelia Dewan, "Misreading the Bengal Delta: Cl...
An interview with Camelia Dewan
24 min
16
Pandemic Precarity and the Livelihoods of Migra...
An interview with Dennis Arnold and Thomas Sætre Jakobsen
32 min
17
A European Perspective on the Indo-Pacific: A C...
An interview with Camilla Sørensen
30 min
18
Karen Sanctuaries: Memory, Biodiversity and Pol...
An interview with Terese Gagnon
26 min
19
Nina Trige Andersen, "Labor Pioneers: Economy, ...
An interview with Nina Trige Andersen
34 min
20
Teaching Cross-Cultural Communication: Understa...
An interview with Annelise Ly
26 min
21
The Renewable Energy Revolution in East Asia an...
An interview with Espen Moe, Paul Midford and Eric Zusman
39 min
22
Popular Protests in the Age of #MilkTeaAlliance
A discussion with Wasana Wongsurawat and Mai Corlin Fredriksen
37 min
23
China's New Data Security Law and Cyber Soverei...
An interview with Rogier Creemers
38 min
24
Aase J. Kvanneid, "Perceptions of Climate Chang...
An interview with Aase J. Kvanneid
30 min
25
Christian Lund, "Nine-Tenths of the Law: Enduri...
An interview with Christian Lund
28 min
26
Papermaking Traditions, East and West: A Discus...
An interview with Timo Särkkä
30 min
27
The State of the Hong Kong Labor Movement: A Di...
An interview with Bill Taylor
32 min
28
Remembering President Noynoy Aquino: A Discussi...
An interview with Sheila Coronel
21 min
29
Business as Usual? International Responses to t...
An Interview with Htwe Htwe Thein, Michael Gillan, and Kristian Stokke
34 min
30
In China’s Shadow: China and Southeast Asia
An interview with Sebastian Strangio and Murray Hiebert
61 min
31
Ecological Civilization: Chinese Dream or Globa...
An interview with Mette Halskov Hansen
25 min
32
William A. Callahan, "Sensible Politics: Visual...
An interview with William A. Callahan
28 min
33
Photography and Human Rights in Thailand: A Dis...
An interview with Karin Zackari
26 min
34
The Politics of Chinese Media: A Discussion wit...
23 min
35
Women Singer-Songwriters of 1970s Japan: A Disc...
An interview with Lasse Lehtonen
28 min
36
Myanmar’s Failed Coup: A Roundtable Discussion
35 min
37
Dictatorship on Trial in Thailand: A Discussion...
An interview with Tyrell Haberkorn
28 min
38
Between China and Denmark: A Discussion with Jø...
An interview with Jørgen Delman
33 min
39
How China Loses: A Discussion with Luke Patey
An interview with Luke Patey
34 min
40
Making Sense of the West Bengal Elections
A Discussion with Niladri Chatterjee, Zaad Mahmoud and Arild Engelsen Ruud
45 min
41
The Politics of Online News in Cambodia
An Interview with Astrid Norén-Nilsson
32 min
42
Thai Student Protests Past and Present with Tho...
An interview with Thongchai Winichakul
34 min
43
Thailand's New Political Generation with Duncan...
An interview with Duncan McCargo
46 min
44
Myanmar After the Coup with Kristian Stokke and...
An interview with Kristian Stokke and Marte Nilsen
34 min
45
The state of regional connectivity between Chin...
An interview with Xiangming Chen
32 min
46
Market-Leninism in Vietnam with Jonathan London
In this episode, Arve Hansen talks to Jonathan London to get an update on politics and development in Vietnam. How do we make sense of the ‘socialist market economy’ today, what came out of the recent party congress, how does Vietnam balance its...
26 min
47
Living Kinship, Fearing Spirits in Laos with Ro...
An interview with Rosalie Stolz
29 min
48
Biden and Asia: What lies ahead
An interview with Øystein Tunsjø, Henrik Chetan Aspengren, and Paul Midford
30 min
49
Modi - the Sage King?
An interview with Guro Samuelsen, Arild Engelsen Ruud, and Niladri Chatterjee
27 min
50
K-Pop and the Korean Wave with Jimmyn Parc
An interview with Jimmyn Parc
30 min
51
'Confucianism' and China with Jyrki Kallio
An interview with Jyrki Kallio
32 min
52
Citizenship in a Caste Polity with Jason Keith ...
An interview with Jason Keith Fernandes
23 min
53
India - Economy and Politics in a Lockdown Nati...
An interview with Alf Nilsen
36 min
54
Thailand's Rice Politics with Jacob Ricks
An interview with Jacob Ricks
29 min
55
Farmers’ protests in India with Stig Toft Madsen
An interview with Stig Toft Madsen
24 min
56
Sports Events, Nation Building and City Politic...
An interview with Friederike Trotier
29 min
57
State, Religion and the South China Sea in Cent...
An interview with Edyta Roszko
30 min
58
Japan After Abe with Paul Midford and Dick Steg...
An interview with Paul Midford and Dick Stegewerns
22 min
59
Early Twentieth Century Japanese Film Industry ...
An interview with Stephen Ranger
25 min
60
Gender, Resistance and Transnational Memories o...
An interview with Pauline Stoltz
40 min
61
Japanese Civil Society: Responding to COVID -19...
An interview with Kamila Szczepanska and Yoko Demelius
24 min
62
Creative Engagement in Urban Spaces of East Asi...
An interview with Minna Valjakka
21 min
63
American Imperialism, Thai Scholarship and Budd...
An interview with Matthew Phillips
32 min
64
Japanese Food and Food Packaging with Katarzyna...
An interview with Katarzyna J. Cwiertka
26 min
65
Why TikTok still matters with Hermann Aubié
In this episode, Hermann Aubié joins Outi Luova to discuss what’s actually at stake with TikTok. While the political storm in the US failed to address the actual concerns with TikTok, this episode looks beyond the headlines and identifies issues that...
23 min
66
Japan's Leadership in East Asian Security with ...
An interview with Paul Midford
26 min
67
Information control in China with Hermann Aubié
An interview with Hermann Aubié
22 min
68
Hidden Histories of Thai Nuns with Martin Seeger
An interview with Martin Seeger
36 min
69
The Politics of Branding Kazakhstan and Qatar w...
An interview with Kristin Eggeling
35 min
70
Ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia with Lucrezia Can...
An interview with Lucrezia Canzutti
27 min
71
Buddhism and Constitutional Change in Thailand ...
An interview with Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang
33 min
72
Everyday Justice in Myanmar with Helene Maria Kyed
An interview with Helene Maria Kyed
30 min
73
Malaysia's Messy Politics with Bridget Welsh
An interview with Bridget Welsh
29 min
74
China-Finland Relations with Jyrki Kallio
An interview with Jyrki Kallio
26 min
75
China-Sweden Relations with Björn Jerdén
An interview with Björn Jerdén
34 min
76
Waiting for Corona in India with Marjaana Jauho...
An interview with Marjaana Jauhola and Shyam Gadhavi
16 min
77
China-Norway Relations with Henrik Stålhane Hiim
An interview with Henrik Stålhane Hiim
26 min
78
Money politics in Southeast Asia with Allen Hicken
An interview with Allen Hicken
29 min
79
Lockdown in India with Sirpa Tenhunen and Jelen...
An interview with Sirpa Tenhunen, Jelena Salmi and Xenia Zeiler
25 min
80
Impacts of Covid-19 on Japanese society with Ka...
An interview with Kamila Szczepanska and Yoko Demelius
36 min
81
Migrant labour and care with Megha Amrith
An interview with Megha Amrith
33 min
82
China and the global economy with Mikael Mattlin
In this wide-ranging podcast conversation, Mikael Mattlin talks to Outi Luova about the impact of COVID-19 on China and the global economy. The COVID-19 crisis may help restructure societies to become more environmentally friendly, but is also boosting...
31 min
83
Thailand’s Politically Less Privileged People w...
An interview with Saowanee Alexander
30 min
84
Rohingya Crisis in Bangladesh with Arild Ruud
In this podcast, Arild Ruud talks to Duncan McCargo about the humanitarian crisis facing the Rohingya: why did around a million displaced people end up fleeing from Burma to Bangladesh in 2017? What kind of lives are they having in refugee camps in...
24 min
85
Epidemic Management in China with Lauri Paltemaa
An interview with Lauri Paltemaa
29 min
86
Following Future Forward with Aim Sinpeng
In the latest Nordic Asia podcast, Aim Sinpeng from the University of Sydney joins Duncan McCargo to talk about the Future Forward Party - a progressive new party that took third place in the March 2019 Thai elections, only to be banned less than a year...
36 min
87
The Global Sushi Hype with Tine Walravens
In this episode of The Nordic Asia Podcast, Tine Walravens joins Petra Desatova for a conversation on the global sushi hype. Although often thought of as the quintessential symbol of Japanese culture, a quick dive into the history of this iconic food...
26 min
88
Branding Post-Coup Thailand with Petra Desatova
An interview with Petra Desatova
30 min
89
China-Denmark Relations with Andreas Bøje Forsby
An interview with Andreas Bøje Forsby
35 min
90
South Korean Elections with Sabine Burghart
An interview with Sabine Burghart
28 min