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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

Ma Yi , Student Assistant
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Area of responsibility

The Fudan-European Centre for China Studies

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

Asia and the Arctic

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

Sanae Suzuki , Research Fellow
Tel: (+45) 3533 2939
Research areas

Regional security in Southeast Asia, decision-making in ASEAN, conflict management by regional organizations.

 

Hee Kyung Choi , Guest Researcher
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Research areas

Nordic social policy, Nordic civic values and voluntary work, qualitative methodology

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

Yingqin Zheng , Assistant Professor
Tel: (+45) 35320 9500
Research areas

Science-Governance Interplay in the Polar Regions: What can Arctic Learn from Antarctica?

Martin Lavička , Lecturer
Tel: (+45) 3532 9500
Research areas

Between Homogenization and Fragmentation: Textual Practices as Strategies of Integration and Identity Maintenance among the Uyghurs of Xinjiang, China (20th‒21st centuries).

Affiliated PhD Students

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

Astrid Askehave Henriksen , Affiliated Workplace Student
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Research areas

Beyond the Suggestion Box – Innovative Policy Making

Philipp Linstedt , Affiliated Workplace Student
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Research areas

How do Chinese SMEs create knowledge to execute on product innovation? 

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Evidence from a Chinese window manufacturer

Anna Silvia Petrignano , Affiliated Workplace Student
Tel: +45 3532 9500
Research areas

My MA thesis aims to analyze the current regional security architecture in the Asia-Pacific by framing the role and rise of China in the region.