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Read more at: MIASU Seminar - Yana Bezirganova (Birmingham City University & University of Kent)

MIASU Seminar - Yana Bezirganova (Birmingham City University & University of Kent)

Tuesday, 9 March, 2021 - 16:30 to 18:00

MIASU Seminar - Yana Bezirganova (Birmingham City University & University of Kent) Writing Buryatia: the Future of Mongolian Script This paper is part of a wider ethnographic project concerned with the revival of Buryad-Mongolian culture in the capital of the Republic of Buryatia, Ulan-Ude. It is based on a year-long...


Read more at: MIASU Seminar - Kenneth Linden (Indiana University)

MIASU Seminar - Kenneth Linden (Indiana University)

Tuesday, 23 February, 2021 - 16:30 to 18:00

MIASU Seminar - Kenneth Linden (Indiana University) Veterinary Science, Zud, and Wolves: Environmental and Animal History of Collectivization in Mongolia The Mongolian People’s Republic, the second socialist country in the world, embarked on its second and ultimately successful collectivization campaign from 1956 to 1960...


Read more at: MIASU Seminar - Christopher Atwood (University of Pennsylvania)

MIASU Seminar - Christopher Atwood (University of Pennsylvania)

Tuesday, 9 February, 2021 - 16:30 to 18:00

MIASU Seminar - Christopher Atwood (University of Pennsylvania) Why the Mongol Conquests? Sources and Explanations of the 1211 Campaigns against North China The Mongol conquest of North China was the beginning of the Mongol Empire. Its success laid the foundation of the empire; its failure would have made Chinggis (“...


Read more at: MIASU Seminar - Nicola Di Cosmo (Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey)

MIASU Seminar - Nicola Di Cosmo (Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey)

Tuesday, 26 January, 2021 - 16:30 to 18:00

MIASU Seminar - Nicola Di Cosmo (Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey) Towards a Climate History of the Mongol Empire: Assumptions, Methods and Perspectives Is there a role for climate in the history of the Mongol empire? The talk will survey recent paleoclimatic studies and examine the relationship...


Read more at: MIASU Seminar - Mari Valdur (University of Helsinki)

MIASU Seminar - Mari Valdur (University of Helsinki)

Tuesday, 1 December, 2020 - 16:30 to 18:00

MIASU Seminar - Mari Valdur (University of Helsinki) Please visit https://www.miasu.socanth.cam.ac.uk/events/current-research-seminar-programme for further details and registration.


Read more at: MIASU Seminar - Liz Fox (University College London)

MIASU Seminar - Liz Fox (University College London)

Tuesday, 17 November, 2020 - 16:30 to 18:00

MIASU Seminar - Liz Fox (University College London) Flesh and Blood: Rotting and Relating in the Age of the Market Please visit https://www.miasu.socanth.cam.ac.uk/events/current-research-seminar-programme for further details and registration.


Read more at: MIASU Seminar - Ayur Zhanaev (University of Warsaw)

MIASU Seminar - Ayur Zhanaev (University of Warsaw)

Tuesday, 3 November, 2020 - 16:30 to 18:00

MIASU Seminar - Ayur Zhanaev (University of Warsaw) Born in the Body of Beasts: Animals and the Social Order in the Didactic Buddhist Literature of Buryat-Mongols (19 th - beg. 20 th century) Please visit https://www.miasu.socanth.cam.ac.uk/events/current-research-seminar-programme for further details and registration.



Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Agnieszka Joniak-Lüthi (University of Zurich) and Thomas White (University of Cambridge) - CANCELLED

MIASU Seminar: Agnieszka Joniak-Lüthi (University of Zurich) and Thomas White (University of Cambridge) - CANCELLED

Tuesday, 10 March, 2020 - 16:30 to 18:00

Agnieszka Joniak-Lüthi (University of Zurich) and Thomas White (University of Cambridge) - Cancelled New roads, old stories: An anthropology of infrastructure and travel at China’s ‘Great Northwest’ & Seeing like a State, from a Road


Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Natalia Ryzhova (Palacky University, Olomouc)

MIASU Seminar: Natalia Ryzhova (Palacky University, Olomouc)

Tuesday, 25 February, 2020 - 16:30 to 18:00

Natalia Ryzhova (Palacky University, Olomouc) Land and Infrastructure: On the Accelerating Economic Degradation of the Russian Far East