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The Nordic Asia Podcast is a podcast series co-hosted by Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) in Copenhagen and Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku. Experts join us in every episode to share their insights about timely topics within Asian Studies.

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The Nordic Asia Podcast is a podcast series co-hosted by Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) in Copenhagen and Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku. Experts join us in every episode to share their insights about timely topics within Asian Studies.

    The Politics of Branding Kazakhstan and Qatar with Kristin Eggeling

    The Politics of Branding Kazakhstan and Qatar with Kristin Eggeling

    In this episode, Kristin Eggeling talks to Petra Desatova about her recently published book ‘Nation-Branding in Practice: The Politics of Promoting Sports, Cities and Universities in Kazakhstan and Qatar.’ How do Kazakstan and Qatar brand themselves to...

    • 35 min
    Ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia with Lucrezia Canzutti

    Ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia with Lucrezia Canzutti

    In this episode, Lucrezia Canzutti talks to Petra Desatova about the lives of ethnic Vietnamese in Cambodia: who are these people? How did they end up living in Cambodia? What is their relationship with the Cambodian state? And why are their lives so...

    • 27 min
    Buddhism and Constitutional Change in Thailand with Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang

    Buddhism and Constitutional Change in Thailand with Khemthong Tonsakulrungruang

    Since becoming a constitutional monarchy in 1932, Thailand has been governed by twenty different constitutions. Although they all had their own unique features, constitutions from 1997 onwards placed much emphasis on judiciary and elite watchdog...

    • 33 min
    Everyday Justice in Myanmar with Helene Maria Kyed

    Everyday Justice in Myanmar with Helene Maria Kyed

    In this episode, Helene Maria Kyed joins Duncan McCargo for a conversation about her upcoming book 'Everyday Justice in Myanmar'. Kyed shares her insights on the project behind the book, and justice and informal resolutions in Myanmar. Based on a unique...

    • 30 min
    Malaysia's Messy Politics with Bridget Welsh

    Malaysia's Messy Politics with Bridget Welsh

    For more than 60 years, Malaysian politics was extremely predictable - the same dominant party, UMNO, had remained in power since independence. All that changed in 2018, and with the latest change of government this March, all bets are off. In this...

    • 29 min
    China-Finland Relations with Jyrki Kallio

    China-Finland Relations with Jyrki Kallio

    In this episode, Jyrki Kallio from the Finnish Institute of International Affairs joins Andreas Bøje Forsby from NIAS to talk about Finnish-Chinese relations, which are officially guided by the so-called ‘future-oriented new-type cooperative...

    • 26 min

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