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Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit

 

RESEARCH SEMINARS

LENT TERM 2021

Tuesdays 4.30 pm to 6.00 pm
Seminars take place on Zoom

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Tuesday 26 January

Nicola Di Cosmo 

Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey

Towards a Climate History of the Mongol Empire: Assumptions, Methods and Perspectives

 

Tuesday 9 February

Christopher Atwood

University of Pennsylvania

Why the Mongol Conquests? Sources and Explanations of the 1211 Campaigns against North China

A RECORDING IS AVAILABLE FOR THE ABOVE TALK. PLEASE CONTACT MIASU-ADMIN@SOCANTH.CAM.AC.UK FOR THE LINK

 

Tuesday 23 February

Kenneth Linden

Indiana University 

Veterinary Science, Zud, and Wolves: Environmental and Animal History of Collectivization in Mongolia

A RECORDING IS AVAILABLE FOR THE ABOVE TALK. PLEASE CONTACT MIASU-ADMIN@SOCANTH.CAM.AC.UK FOR THE LINK

 

Tuesday 9 March

Yana Bezirganova

Birmingham City University & University of Kent

Writing Buryatia: the Future of Mongolian Script

A RECORDING IS AVAILABLE FOR THE ABOVE TALK. PLEASE CONTACT MIASU-ADMIN@SOCANTH.CAM.AC.UK FOR THE LINK

 

 

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MICHAELMAS TERM 2020

 

Tuesday 20 October

Benno Weiner

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh

Unforgivable Crimes and Open Wounds: Rebellion, Repression and Remembrance on a Tibetan Borderland of Early-Maoist China

 

Tuesday 3 November

Ayur Zhanaev

University of Warsaw

Born in the Body of Beasts: Animals and the Social Order in the Didactic Buddhist Literature of Buryat-Mongols (19th - beg. 20th century)

 

Tuesday 17 November

Elizabeth Fox

University College London, Visiting Researcher, University of Cambridge

Flesh and Blood: Rotting and Relating in the Age of the Market

 

Tuesday 1 December

Mari Valdur

University of Helsinki

Dying of Informality, Dying without Sociality? Abortion Biznes in Ulaanbaatar

 

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