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Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar: Séagh Kehoe (University of Leicester)

MIASU Research Seminar: Séagh Kehoe (University of Leicester)

Tuesday, 21 May, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Séagh Kehoe (University of Leicester) Losing the "Spirit of the Grasslands":
 Economic Development, Cultural Commercialisation, and the Online Politics of Representation of Tibetan Modernity in Contemporary China


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar: Ildikó Beller Hann (University of Copenhagen)

MIASU Research Seminar: Ildikó Beller Hann (University of Copenhagen)

Tuesday, 7 May, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Ildikó Beller Hann (University of Copenhagen) Uyghur Muslim Identity: Local Historical Narratives from Eastern Xinjiang


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar: Kerry Brown (Kings College London)

MIASU Research Seminar: Kerry Brown (Kings College London)

Tuesday, 23 April, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Kerry Brown (Kings College London) China at the Borders: Xi Jinping's Ambition and the Role of the Margins Xi Jinping's era since 2012 has been one of grand narratives, international ambitions, and the emergence in word and act of a global China. And yet the same issues that have troubled the country for decades, involving...


Read more at: MIASU Lunchtime Seminar:Dan Smyer-Yü (Centre for Trans-Himalayan Studies, Yunnan Minzu University)

MIASU Lunchtime Seminar:Dan Smyer-Yü (Centre for Trans-Himalayan Studies, Yunnan Minzu University)

Friday, 8 March, 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00

A Sino-Tibetan Buddhist Modernism: Religious Marketplace, Constellative Networking and Urbanism with Dan Smyer-Yü As an increasing number of Tibetan lamas reach out to non-Tibetan populations in contemporary China, Tibetan Buddhism is undergoing various transformations especially in urban settings. As its engagement with...


Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Robert Barnett (Visiting Scholar, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge)

MIASU Seminar: Robert Barnett (Visiting Scholar, Pembroke College, University of Cambridge)

Tuesday, 5 March, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:00

Relocating the Masses: Exploring the Linkages Between Environmental Protection, Poverty Relief and Mass Re-Settlement in Tibet with Robert Barnett China's modernization policies in Tibet are constantly evolving and taking on new forms, and as they do so, the rhetoric of justification shifts too. I'm interested in exploring...


Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Joe Ellis (MIASU, University of Cambridge)

MIASU Seminar: Joe Ellis (MIASU, University of Cambridge)

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

The Conflict in Exemplars: Mythic-Histories, ‘Ethnicities’ and Affines in Khovd Aimag, Mongolia with Joe Ellis


Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Hildegard Diemberger (MIASU, University of Cambridge)

MIASU Seminar: Hildegard Diemberger (MIASU, University of Cambridge)

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

Himalaya: Care for the Future with Hildegard Diemberger In a confluence of events, climate change-related floods are occurring in the Himalaya just as motorable roads and telephone connections as well as new governance modes are arriving in places such as Limi, in Nepal's impoverished Humla district. The advent of non-...


Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Joe Ellis (University of Cambridge) - POSTPONED

MIASU Seminar: Joe Ellis (University of Cambridge) - POSTPONED

Tuesday, 27 November, 2018 - 13:55

The Conflict in Exemplars: Mythic-Histories, ‘Ethnicities’ and Affines in Khovd Aimag, Mongolia with Joe Ellis


Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Michael Long (University of Cambridge)

MIASU Seminar: Michael Long (University of Cambridge)

Tuesday, 13 November, 2018 - 16:30 to 18:00

Culture: The Politics of Bounded Passion with Michael Long


Read more at: MIASU Seminar: Dr Elizabeth Fox (University College London)

MIASU Seminar: Dr Elizabeth Fox (University College London)

Tuesday, 30 October, 2018 - 16:30 to 18:00

Between Iron and Coal: Enacting Kinship, Bureaucracy and Infrastructure in the Ger Districts of Ulaanbaatar with Dr Elizabeth Fox All welcome Presenting an urban-focused account of life in contemporary Mongolia, this thesis moves from the intractability of structure-agency debates to engage with the tensions between...