Cotton University

Since the 1980s there has been pressure on universities of the world to align themselves to the needs and challenges of a global knowledge economy. While universities have to perform to remain at the top even as they pursue excellence and innovation, there is increasing expectation from them to also serve the fundamental mission of … Continue reading Cotton University

Université Gaston Berger (UGB)

Université Gaston Berger (UGB) is a very young university, having opened its doors only in 1990 in the cosmopolitan, UNESCO World Heritage site of Saint-Louis in Northern Senegal (western Africa). Created in order to establish a match between university training and the needs of the society, GBU has developed innovative, professional and oriented programs towards … Continue reading Université Gaston Berger (UGB)

Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA)

Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA) was founded in 1982 by the government of Taiwan to cultivate young artist talents. Based on different categories of arts, the university is consisted of six schools: Music, Fine Arts, Theatre Arts, Dance, New Media Arts and the research-based School of Culture Resources. This institutional division fosters an … Continue reading Taipei National University of the Arts (TNUA)

Seoul National University Asia Center (SNUAC)

Seoul National University Asia Center (SNUAC) is a research and international exchange institute based in Seoul, South Korea. It was officially launched in February 2009 in the backdrop of Asian Era, requiring enhanced understanding of other Asian countries and the production of new knowledge on them. SNUAC fosters Asia research integrating regional and thematic topics. … Continue reading Seoul National University Asia Center (SNUAC)

Asia Art Archive

Asia Art Archive is an independent non-profit organisation initiated in 2000 in response to the urgent need to document and make accessible the multiple recent histories of art in the region. Our collection comprises a vast range of documentation, including the personal archives of significant artists, educators, and art professionals as well as key exhibitions … Continue reading Asia Art Archive

Collège d’études Mondiales

Created in 2011 by sociologist Michel Wieviorka and directed by economist Olivier Boiun, the College is an intellectual space for pluridisciplinary projects. It has three axes of research: New norms and institutions Practices of living together Subjectivities : production and knowledge The College has 18 chairs, 25 associate researchers, and 17 postdoctoral students Chairs cover … Continue reading Collège d’études Mondiales

International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS)

The International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) was established in 1993 in Leiden and Amsterdam, The Netherlands, to operate as an autonomous national and international organisation promoting academic engagements with and in (rather than on) Asia. Originally supported by a consortium of Dutch universities, IIAS operates as a transregional programme facilitating different intellectual endeavours pertaining … Continue reading International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS)