CEAS has launched two podcast series : The Nordic Asia Podcast in cooperation with the Nordic Institute of Asian Studies in Copenhagen, and Aasiantuntijat (in Finnish). 



​​​​​Aasiantuntijat is a podcast series hosted by the Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku. In every episode, the hosts are joined by experts to discuss and share insights on timely topics related to Asia. 

Jingle-composition of Aasiantuntijat is by Loquor.

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Kiinan kommunistisen puolueen satavuotinen historia, 27 July 2021

Suuria lupauksia tieteelle ja teknologialle Kiinan uudessa 5-v suunnitelmassa, 8 April 2021

Tunnetaanko Kiinaa ja Itä-Aasiaa Suomessa riittävästi?, 2 November 2020

Marja-Leena Heikkilä-Horn: uutuuskirja Kaakkois-Aasiasta, 30 June 2020



The Nordic Asia Podcast

The Nordic Asia Podcast is a podcast series co-hosted by Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) in Copenhagen and Centre for East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the University of Turku. Experts join us in every episode to share their insights about timely topics within Asian Studies.

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Find all podcast episodes here:

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Note: CEAS students can get one lecture passport entry by writing a learning diary on two episodes of the Nordic Asia Podcast. 


Here is a selection of episodes on East Asia:


Pandemic Precarity and the Livelihoods of Migrant Workers in China and Cambodia, 27 August 2021

Teaching Cross-Cultural Communication: Understanding Asia in Pandemic Times, 30 July 2021

The Renewable Energy Revolution in East Asia and the Nordics, 26 July 2021

China's New Data Security Law and Cyber Sovereignty with Rogier Creemers, 16 July 2021

Papermaking Traditions, East and West: A Discussion with Timo Särkkä, 5 July 2021

In China’s Shadow: China and Southeast Asia, 21 June 2021

Ecological Civilization: Chinese Dream or Global Strategy?, 18 June 2021

William A. Callahan, "Sensible Politics: Visualizing International Relations" (Oxford UP, 2020), 14 June 2021

The Politics of Chinese Media: A Discussion with Bingchun Meng, 7 June 2021

Women Singer-Songwriters of 1970s Japan: A Discussion with Lasse Lehtonen, 4 June 2021

Between China and Denmark: A Discussion with Jørgen Delman, 24 May 2021

How China Loses: A Discussion with Luke Patey, 17 May 2021

The state of regional connectivity between China and Southeast Asia with Xiangming Chen, 19 March 2021

Biden and Asia: What lies ahead, 26 February 2021

K-Pop and the Korean Wave with Jimmyn Par‪c‬, 19 February 2021

'Confucianism' and China with Jyrki Kalli‪o‬, 5 February 2021

Japan After Abe with Paul Midford and Dick Stegewern‪s, 4 December 2020

Early Twentieth Century Japanese Film Industry with Stephen Ranger, 23 November 2020

Gender, Resistance and Transnational Memories of Violent Conflicts with Pauline Stoltz, 20 November 2020

Japanese Civil Society: Responding to COVID -19 at Home and Abroad with Kamila Szczepanska and Yoko Demelius, 16 November 2020

Creative Engagement in Urban Spaces of East Asia with Minna Valjakka, 13 November 2020 

Japanese Food and Food Packaging with Katarzyna Cwiertka, 6 November 2020

Why Tiktok still matters with Hermann Aubié, 2 November 2020

Japan's Leadership in East Asian Security with Paul Midford, 30 October 2020

Information control in China with Hermann Aubié, 16 September 2020

China-Finland Relations with Jyrki Kallio, 6 July 2020

China-Sweden Relations with Björn Jerdén, 26 June 2020

China-Norway Relations with Henrik Stålhane Hiim, 17 June 2020

Impacts of Covid-19 on Japanese society with Kamila Szczepanska and Yoko Demelius, 5 June 2020

China and the global economy with Mikael Mattlin, 25 May 2020

Epidemic management in China with Lauri Paltemaa, 15 May 2020

The Global Sushi Hype with Tine Walravens, 10 May 2020

China-Denmark Relations with Andreas Bøje Forsby, 28 April 2020

South Korean Elections with Sabine Burghart, 24 April 2020



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