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Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar – 27 February – Mark Aldenderfer

MIASU Research Seminar – 27 February – Mark Aldenderfer

26 January 2024

The next MIASU research seminar of the term will be taking place on Tuesday February 27, 4.30–6.00pm, and will be given by Mark Aldenderfer What exactly was ancient Zhangzhung in far western Tibet? The talk will also be streamed live by zoom so you can join remotely. To book a space or to join the MIASU mailing list to...


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar – 23 January – Charlotte Ramble

MIASU Research Seminar – 23 January – Charlotte Ramble

19 January 2024

The first MIASU research seminar of the term will be taking place on Tuesday January 23, 4.30–6.00pm, and will be given by Charlotte Ramble Figures of their time: what ‘convict officers’ in a rural district prison can tell us about state-making in Nepal The talk will also be streamed live by zoom so you can join remotely...


Read more at: Lunchtime Seminar – 19 January – Bat-Ochir Baljinnyam

Lunchtime Seminar – 19 January – Bat-Ochir Baljinnyam

16 January 2024

Please join us for this lunchtime talk on Friday 19 January at 13:00-14:00 in the Mond Building Seminar Room, with MIASU visiting scholar Bat-Ochir Baljinnyam : Livestock exchange – “positive-depriving reciprocity“ in Mongolia


Read more at: Lent Term – Seminar Programme

Lent Term – Seminar Programme

16 January 2024

We are pleased to share the seminar programme for the Lent term. Please click here or follow the link on the right


Read more at: Podcast and upcoming talk with Charles Manson

Podcast and upcoming talk with Charles Manson

22 November 2023

Please follow this link to find out more about this new podcast episode plus a talk on 25 November with Charles Manson. Charles will be discussing his book The Second Karmapa Karma Pakshi , his eight-year retreat, Karma Pakshi’s impact on Möngke Khan court, Kublai Khan’s capture and exile of Karma Pakshi, and more...


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar – 28 November – Nikolay Tsyrempilov

MIASU Research Seminar – 28 November – Nikolay Tsyrempilov

8 November 2023

The next MIASU research seminar of the term will be taking place on Tuesday November 28, 4.30–6.00pm, and will be given by Nikolay Tsyrempilov From Lamaism to Buddhism. The Rise of Modernity in the Mongolian Sangha of Russia, late 19th - early 20th c. The talk will also be streamed live by zoom so you can join remotely. To...


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar – 7 November – Angel Naydenov

MIASU Research Seminar – 7 November – Angel Naydenov

26 October 2023

The next MIASU research seminar of the term will be taking place on Tuesday November 7, 4.30–6.00pm, and will be given by Angel Naydenov Homo Rhythmicus: Searching for a Sense of Existence in Sichuan, China The talk will also be streamed live by zoom so you can join remotely. To book a space or to join the MIASU mailing...


Read more at: Drones, Tones, and Timbres by Carole Pegg – Forthcoming Book Publication

Drones, Tones, and Timbres by Carole Pegg – Forthcoming Book Publication

19 October 2023

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming publication of MIASU affiliate Dr Carole Pegg's book entitled 'Drones, Tones, and Timbres: Sounding Place among Nomads of the Inner Asian Mountain-Steppes' (January 2024) which is available to pre-order now, and from 19-22 October only it will be available for a 50% discount...


Read more at: MIASU Research Seminar – 24 October – Karénina Kollmar-Paulenz ONLINE ONLY

MIASU Research Seminar – 24 October – Karénina Kollmar-Paulenz ONLINE ONLY

17 October 2023

The next MIASU research seminar of the term will be taking place on Tuesday October 24, 4.30–6.00pm, and will be given by Karénina Kollmar-Paulenz Essentializing the Other: The encounter of Tibetan Buddhists with böge and udaγan in 17th and 18th century Mongolia The talk is online only and will be streamed live by zoom so...


Read more at: Lunchtime Seminar – 13 October – Alevtina Solovyeva

Lunchtime Seminar – 13 October – Alevtina Solovyeva

11 October 2023

Please join us for this lunchtime talk on Friday 13 October at 12:30-13:30 in the Edmund Leach room , Department of Social Anthropology, with Alevtina Solovyeva Hiking to the Past: memory landscape of contemporary Mongolia