Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies
   
   
  

Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

(IAPS)

 

The Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies (IAPS) provides a focus for interdisciplinary research and teaching on Asia at the University of Nottingham. Our interdisciplinary research and teaching are informed by the members of IAPS' long-standing engagement with the region.

IAPS researchers have expertise across Asia, and details of the specific regional expertise can be accessed, both below, by geographical area, but also via our pan-Asia research themes. Trying to find an expert on Asia? View the Asia Intelligence Unit. Want to read new content on Asia? Subscribe to our social media channels.

Sustainable Societies

The institute is part of the University's Research Priority Areas: Rights and Justice and Sustainable Development.
 

Geographical areas

 

Analysis

China’s Leftover Men
Written by Dudley L. Poston Jr. Most societies have sex ratios at birth (SRBs), i.e., the number of male births per 100 female births, of around 105; that is,105 boys are born for every 100 girls. However, since the mid-1980s and the 1990s, China and several other countries, […]

Ruling the Country by Red-letterhead Documents?
Written by George G. Chen and Matthias Stepan. The “intra-Party rules and regulations” of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) are taking on a preeminent role of “law” in China. In China, all levels of Party organizations of the CCP may issue official documents that start with a printed […]

India-Japan relations: The case for alliance
As they cope with China’s assertiveness, India and Japan also worry about the consequences of a potential American retrenchment or a deliberate decision in Washington to cede more space to Beijing in Asia.

Events

ECPR Summer School on Political Parties 2017

Date
11 (09:00) - 22 September 2017 (17:00)
Location:
The University of Nottingham
Description
The 27th ECPR Summer School on Political Parties will be held at The University of Nottingham from 11-22 September 2017.

India@70

Date
21 September 2017 (09:00-17:00)
Location:
University of Nottingham
Description
A one-day multidisciplinary conference marking the 70th anniversary of India's independence hosted by the Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies and the School of Cultures, Languages and Area Studies at the University of Nottingham.

IAPS seminar by Ye Qiang

Date
05 October 2017 (16:00-18:00)
Location:
B7 Hemsley, University Park
Description
A CPI seminar by Ye Qiang on China's Claims in the South China Sea.

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Institute of Asia and Pacific Studies

School of Politics and International Relations
Law and Social Sciences building
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

+44 (0)115 82 83087
iaps@nottingham.ac.uk