Sussex Asia Centre

 Current Highlights


2019 Visiting Professor

The Sussex Asia Centre is delighted to welcome this year's Visiting Professor: Hitoshi Yonekura. Professor Yonekura is the Presidentially Designated Extraordinary Professor at Tohoku University, Japan.

Read more about Professor Yonekura

Sussex Asia Centre - AISS Collaborations

The Asia Centre's ongoing collaboration with the Afghan Institute for Strategic Studies  continues with a series of joint events in the UK and Afghanistan.

Read more about our work with AISS

Trust, Global Traders and Commodities in a Chinese International City

Professor Magnus Marsden leads this multi-sited and interdisciplinary research project centred on the Chinese city of Yiwu, engaging researchers and theoretical approaches in anthropology, area studies, business studies, and history and drawing on expertise from law, commercial shipping, and international trade policy.

Read more about the Yiwu Project

Inter-Asian Dynamics Research Network 

Professor Magnus Marsden leads a new network exploring the nature of connections, comparisons and circulations across multiple Asian settings.

IADRN Project Page

Narrating Blood

Professor Maya Unnithan, director of the Centre for Cultures, Reproduction, Technologies and Health (CORTH), is building an international network for cross-cultural research and intervention into blood-related reproductive and adolescent health and care-economies in India, Bangladesh, Ghana and the UK.

Read more about our research on Health and Well-being

Environmental History of South Asia

Professor Vinita Damodaran uses historical records to understand climate change in the Indian Ocean World.

Read more about our research on the Environment

Woman's Leadership in the Asian Century

Professor Louise Morley, Director of the Centre of Higher Education and Equity Research, explores women and academic leadership in Asia.

Read more about our research on Knowledge and Education

 Recent Events

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Operation Wallacea Talk

Thursday 21 November from 13:00 until 14:00
Fulton 202
Conservation expeditions - get involved!

Operation Wallacea run biodiversity research programmes in some of the most diverse and threatened environments on the planet. Get involved today!


 

 

Asia Centre News

Chief of Europe’s leading climate innovation initiative to open Sussex conference in Valencia

29 October 2019

Event brings together policymakers, funders and researchers to mobilise the power of transformative innovation for societal and environmental gain.


Asia Centre hosts Afghanistan Minister of Economy

21 October 2019

Dr Mustafa Mastoor visited the Aga Khan Centre in London on 14th October 2019.


Sussex Asia Centre is delighted to welcome Professor Raushan Mustafina

14 October 2019

Professor Mustafina is visiting from L.N. Gumilyov University, Kazakhstan


New £728,000 grant for Asia Centre, Global Studies and SSRP for research on climate risks to fishers in India

7 October 2019

A multidisciplinary team of Sussex academics have been awarded a £728,000 grant from the UKRI-GCRF Equitable Resilience programme. The two-year...


The Sussex Asia Centre welcomes Hitoshi Yonekura

19 September 2019

Professor Yonekura is the Asia Centre's visiting professor for 2019


Tracking wind and waves with fishers and forecasters

29 May 2018

Our work in Thiruvananthapuram in south India supported by the Sussex Sustainability Research Programme aims at better risk communication for local...


Sussex exchange partnership wins Chinese national scholarship award

22 March 2018

A student exchange partnership with the Chinese University of Hong Kong-Shenzhen has been recognised as outstanding by China’s Ministry of Education.


The Sussex Asia Centre welcomes Professor Haiyun Zhang

13 March 2018

The Sussex Asia Centre is delighted to welcome Professor Haiyun Zhang from Qinghai Nationalities University in China as our Visiting Professor....


Three new International Research Partnerships and Network Fund awards made

16 August 2017

Sussex Research and the International Office have made three awards under the International Research Partnerships and Network Fund.


Record numbers of Sussex students take part in summer schools at top global partners

14 July 2017

Over 125 undergraduates will head out to leading international partners over the coming weeks, all supported by around £65,000 in bursaries.


New international media programme first of its kind in the UK and Hong Kong

7 April 2017

A delegation from the University were hosted by the Chinese University of Hong Kong to launch a joint International Programme on Global Communication.


Critical minds needed more than ever to navigate global media landscape, say Sussex and CUHK

5 April 2017

In the face of an increasing challenging global media landscape, we need media literate-graduates more than ever to understand the world we live in.


Chinese University of Hong Kong opens its doors to Sussex researchers

7 February 2017

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is now inviting applications from Sussex faculty members for the Inbound Research Mobility Scheme.


Fourth round of the International Research Partnerships and Networks Fund launched

6 February 2017

A fourth round of the International Research Partnerships and Networks Fund has been launched by Sussex Research and the International Office today.


Opportunities for Sussex PhD students to visit Hong Kong for research collaborations

27 January 2017

The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is inviting applications from doctoral researchers at Sussex for its Global Scholarship Programme.


Sussex launches Global Excellence Summer Programme for 2017

2 December 2016

The University has teamed up with world-leading institutional partners to provide summer study opportunities for Sussex students.


Dr Diana Ibanez-Tirado was awarded the Irene Hilgers Memorial Prize

17 November 2016

Dr Diana Ibañez-Tirado, Associate Researcher at the Department of Anthropology and the Sussex Asia Centre, was awarded the Irene Hilgers...


China’s e-commerce department visits Sussex

28 October 2016

Recent visit paid by the China International Electronic Commerce Centre (CIECC) to foster collaboration with the University of Sussex.


New play commemorating partition of India based on harrowing real-life stories

30 September 2016

A play written by a University of Sussex academic who researches the India-Pakistan partition of 1947 is to premier in Crawley next week.


 

Upcoming Events

Operation Wallacea Talk

Thursday 21 November from 13:00 until 14:00
Fulton 202
Conservation expeditions - get involved!

Operation Wallacea run biodiversity research programmes in some of the most diverse and threatened environments on the planet. Get involved today!


 

Contact

Director:

Professor Magnus Marsden
T: +44 (0)1273 606755 ext2312
E: M.Marsden@sussex.ac.uk

University of Sussex Asia Centre
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University of Sussex
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UK