Sussex Asia Centre

 Current Highlights

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

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Upcoming Events

Asia Centre PhD Workshop

Thursday 7 March 9:00 until 17:00
Arts C333 & GSRC
Part of the series: Asia Centre

Join us at 9:00 in Arts C333 for opening remarks from Magnus Marsden and a detailed schedule. Panels include:

Health and Wellbeing
Environment and Resources
Migration, Inter-Asia, and Emerging Forms of Selfhood
Education and the State
Politics, Activists and Identity
Charity and Philanthropy: Inter-Asian Comparisons
Global Asia


The workshop will be followed by a reception in Dhaba Cafe, from 17:00 onwards. 

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By: James McMurray
Last updated: Wednesday, 6 February 2019





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