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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


Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Yong Zhou (University of Oslo)

MIASU Seminar: Yong Zhou (University of Oslo)

Tuesday, 11 February, 2020 - 16:30 to 18:00

Yong Zhou (University of Oslo) Institutionalizing Indigenous Peoples' Rights in China: From a Paternalistic Evolutionist Paradigm to Self-determined Development


Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Sayana Namsaraeva (University of Cambridge)

MIASU Seminar: Sayana Namsaraeva (University of Cambridge)

Tuesday, 28 January, 2020 - 16:30 to 18:00

Sayana Namsaraeva (University of Cambridge) Dystopian Mongolia: Reconceptualization of the Home Country by Mongolian Asylum Seekers in the UK Based on anonymized background papers of the Mongolian asylum seekers in the UK, this presentation critically analyses these ‘affectively loaded’ documents (to use expression by...


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar: Agnieszka Joniak–Lüthi & Thomas White (Univerisity of Zurich & MIASU, University of Cambridge)

MIASU Research Seminar: Agnieszka Joniak–Lüthi & Thomas White (Univerisity of Zurich & MIASU, University of Cambridge)

Tuesday, 26 November, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Agnieszka Joniak–Lüthi & Thomas White (Univerisity of Zurich & MIASU, University of Cambridge) 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 Research Seminar: Anna Sehnalova (University of Oxford)

MIASU Research Seminar: Anna Sehnalova (University of Oxford)

Tuesday, 12 November, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Anna Sehnalova (University of Oxford) Mountain Deities and Their Treasures: Tibetan Non-Buddhist Cosmologies and Possible Indigenous Origins of the Tibetan gTer ma tradition


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar: Valeriya Gazizova (MIASU, University of Cambridge)

MIASU Research Seminar: Valeriya Gazizova (MIASU, University of Cambridge)

Tuesday, 29 October, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Valeriya Gazizova (MIASU, University of Cambridge) Buddhist, Soviet and Kalmyk: ‘Secret’ Lamas of Late Socialism, Their Loci of Worship and Patterns of Transmission The talk explores the construction of public memories and proliferating cults of dissident Buddhist lamas who secretly conducted ritual services and healed by...


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar: Edward Holland & Elvira Churyumova (University of Arkansas, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge & MIASU, University of Cambridge)

MIASU Research Seminar: Edward Holland & Elvira Churyumova (University of Arkansas, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge & MIASU, University of Cambridge)

Tuesday, 15 October, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Edward Holland & Elvira Churyumova (University of Arkansas, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge & MIASU, University of Cambridge) Kalmyk Refugees and the Narration of Displacement in Post-World War II Europe The October Revolution and Second World War led to the displacement of Kalmyks from Russia to Europe...


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar: Riamsara Knapp (MIASU, University of Cambridge)

MIASU Research Seminar: Riamsara Knapp (MIASU, University of Cambridge)

Tuesday, 4 June, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Riamsara Knapp (MIASU, University of Cambridge) Himalayan Connections:
 Melting Glaciers, Sacred Landscapes and Mobile Technologies in a Changing Climate