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NIAS Staff

Director

Geir Helgesen , Director
Tel: (+45) 3532 9523/ 2324 0609
Area of responsibility

Director of NIAS and senior researcher. 

Research areas

Cultural sociology, Korea/East Asia, comparative politics, political culture and forms of governance. 

 

Chunrong Liu , Executive Vice Director Fudan-European Centre for China Studies
Tel: +45 3532 9522
Area of responsibility

Managing the Fudan-European Centre for China Studies and China-relevant issues

Administration

Katrine Herold , Project Coordinator & Centre Administrator
Tel: (+45) 3532 9504
Area of responsibility

Project coordinator responsible for the NIAS SUPRA Programme and the NIAS Newsletter. In charge of conferences, guest lectures and seminars. Support and coordinate the work of the Nordic NIAS Council.

 

Kasper Ørntoft Thor , Executive Assistant, Fudan-European Centre for China Studies
Tel: (+45) 3532 9522
Area of responsibility

Project coordination/communication, the Fudan-European Centre for China Studies

Marie Yoshida , ADI Project Coordinator
Tel: (+45) 3532 9521
Area of responsibility

Coordinates the Asian Dynamics Initiative - ADI.

Lars Hessellund Jeppesen , Student Assistant
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Area of responsibility

Administration, NIAS SUPRA Programme, NIAS LINC

Amanda Lybke Rasmussen , Student Assistant
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Area of responsibility

On maternity leave
Administration, NIAS SUPRA Programme, NIAS LINC

Magnus Rosenquist , Student Assistant
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Area of responsibility

Administration, NIAS SUPRA Programme, NIAS LINC

Library & Information Centre

Inga-Lill Blomkvist , Librarian and Webmaster
Tel: (+45) 3532 9512
Area of responsibility

NIAS Digital Library as presented on  the AsiaPortal, with online resources, Asia in Focus and Nordic webpublications on the AsiaPortal. Administrator/coordinator of NNC Library Group and the NNC cooperation on electronic resources as well as general NIAS library and NIAS web issues.

Nicol Foulkes Savinetti , Managing Editor, Asia in Focus
Tel: (+45) 3532 9530
Area of responsibility

Oversee and coordinate the journal’s editorial activities.

NIAS Press

Gerald Jackson , Editor-in-Chief
Tel: (+45) 3532 9503
Area of responsibility
Editor-in-chief of NIAS Press.
David Stuligross , Desk Editor
Tel: (+45) 3532 9501
Adam Øster Posselt , Publishing Assistant
Tel: (+45) 3532 9501
Area of responsibility

The student assistant position at NIAS Press entails providing support to the Press in all areas, including various marketing and editorial responsibilities.

Researchers

Lau Øfjord Blaxekjær , Post Doc Researcher
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Research areas

Lau Øfjord Blaxekjær is an engaged scholar leading NIAS’ programme on Asia-Arctic relations.

Cecilia Milwertz , Senior Researcher
Tel: (+45) 3532 9534
Research areas

Encounters between Asia and the Nordic countries/Europe, gender, non-governmenta

Affiliated Researchers

Andreas Bøje Forsby , Researcher, PhD
Tel: (+45) 61 777 111
Research areas

Research areas: The rise of China in the 21st century, Chinese foreign and security policy, US foreign and securi

Alexandra Kent , Senior Researcher, Dr.
Tel: (+46) 739149877
Research areas

Cambodia, religion, healing, politics, conflict management, justice

Ida Nicolaisen , Senior Researcher
Tel: (+45) 3532 9533
Research areas

Cultural anthropology, Indigenous peoples, Socio-economic development, Human rights
 Regional focus: Southeast Asia & West Africa.

Stig Toft Madsen , Fil.Dr, Senior Research Fellow
Tel: (+45) 22 80 56 11
Research areas

India, South Asia, the Nordic countries, Europe

Guest Researchers

Lorraine Wong , Lecturer
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Research areas

Chinese studies and Comparative Literature

Gitte Marianne Hansen , Guest Researcher
Tel: (+45) 35320 9500
Research areas

Japan, Japanese culture, literature, manga, anime, film, contemporary Japanese society, Murakami Haruki, Miyazaki Hayao, gender, character construction theory.

Minmin Li , Professor
Tel: +45 3532 6302
Research areas

Modern Chinese design, especially the role of government policy in the development of Chinese design

Sungju Park-Kang , Dr
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Research areas

International Relations, security, narrative, methodology, gender, transitional justice, Korea

Affiliated PhD Students

Lisa Lindkvist Zhang , Associated PhD Student
Tel: +45 42320120 / +49 15773761466
Research areas

Modern China, Late Qing and Republican Intellectual History, Indian Philosophy, Translation.

Saba Joshi , Associated PhD Student
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Research areas

My PhD project focuses on trajectories of peasant resistance to land acquisitions in north-east Cambodia.

Ma Yi , Associated PhD Student
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Research areas

At the moment his main focus is collective action theories; questioning how and why people cooperate and govern the commons. Thus he takes great interest in Danish cooperatives as well.

Affiliated Students

Thomas Østergaard Rasmussen , Affiliated Workplace Student
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Research areas

I'm currently writing my master thesis on the Qing Embassy in the US from 1880-1902.