Fellowships at IIAS
IIAS invites outstanding scholars to apply for a fellowship to work on an individual research project in the field of Asian studies in the social sciences or humanities. Scholars specialising in Asian-African interactions may also apply for the ASC-IIAS joint fellowship.
N° 70 Spring 2015
Central and Inner Asia: New Challenges for Independent Research
The Study The politics of dancing in Japan
The Focus Recollecting Central Asia's Soviet past
IIAS and The Asian Library join forces for ICAS Book Prize
A new boost for Asian studies thanks to cooperation between IIAS and Leiden University Libraries on the international ICAS Book Prize | More
IIAS Annual Lecture 2015: Life and Death in Asia and Africa
This year's the renowned Indian economist and philosopher Prof Amartya Sen, Laureate of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, will deliver the IIAS Annual Lecture | More
IIAS National Master Thesis Prize
Annika Schmeding (Leiden University) wins the 2014 IIAS National Master’s Thesis Prize with her thesis: Who’s the real ‘nomad’ in Afghanistan? Socio-political status, legal rights and the differences between peripatetic and pastoral nomads.
Visit the new website www.rethinking.asia!
This website is designed to offer a platform to the research network Rethinking Asian Studies in a Global Context (2014-2016). It will provide insight in new strands of research regarding decentered knowledge of Asia in an interconnected global environment.
Call for papers
Sharpening the edges: Instating state and power in Indian Ocean history. An agenda for critical research and teaching
15 March 2015
Call for papers
15 April 2015
Call for presentations
19 June 2015
Call for applications
1 October 2015
Winners of the IIAS Photo Contest 2014
We are proud to announce the winners of the IIAS Photo Contest 2014. We received over 1000 photos, and after lengthy considerations the jury selected the following winners | View them all here