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Read more at: Latest newsletter from La Société des Études Mongoles et Sibériennes

Latest newsletter from La Société des Études Mongoles et Sibériennes

28 September 2021

We are pleased to share a further newsletter from the SEMS, Paris: SEMS Newsletter 25 SEMS Newsletter 24 SEMS Newletter 23 SEMS Newsletter 22 SEMS Newsletter 21 Click here for more previous SEMS Newsletters


Read more at: Honorary Lifetime Membership Award presented to Dr Piers Vitebsky by the International Arctic Social Sciences Association

Honorary Lifetime Membership Award presented to Dr Piers Vitebsky by the International Arctic Social Sciences Association

26 July 2021

The Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit would like to congratulate Dr Piers Vitebsky , Chair of the MIASU Managment Committe and MIASU affiliate, upon receiving the Honorary Lifetime Membership Award from the IASSA. This award honours his lifetime contribution to Arctic Social Sciences, and was presented at the...


Read more at: Third Onon Prize Awarded to Professor Christopher Atwood

Third Onon Prize Awarded to Professor Christopher Atwood

6 July 2021

The Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit is very pleased to announce that the third Onon Prize has been awarded to Professor Christopher Atwood, for his significant contributions to Inner Asian Studies. Professor Atwood is the recipient of the prize for 2020, the award having been postponed last year. The Onon Prize was...


Read more at: Next MIASU research seminar – 15 June – Hosung Shim

Next MIASU research seminar – 15 June – Hosung Shim

7 June 2021

The next online MIASU research seminar will be on Tuesday June 15, 4.30–6.00pm, with Hosung Shim : The Dörböd Aristocracy, Four Oirad Confederation, and Zunghar Empire in the Early Modern Central Asian Steppe Full seminar programme: Easter term To receive details of future MIASU events and other news, please email miasu-...


Read more at: Next MIASU research seminar – June 1 – Emily Yeh

Next MIASU research seminar – June 1 – Emily Yeh

19 May 2021

The next online MIASU research seminar will be on Tuesday June 1, 4.30–6.00pm, with Emily Yeh: The cultural politics of new Tibetan entrepreneurship in contemporary China: Valorization and the question of neoliberalism Full seminar programme: Easter term To receive details of future MIASU events and other news, please...


Read more at: Next MIASU research seminar – May 18 – James Meador

Next MIASU research seminar – May 18 – James Meador

5 May 2021

The next online MIASU research seminar will be on Tuesday May 18, 4.30–6.00pm, with James Meador: Orthodox Christianity in Chinese-Russian Contact Full seminar programme: Easter term To receive details of future MIASU events and other news, please email miasu-admin@socanth.cam.ac.uk to join the MIASU mailing list


Read more at: Next MIASU research seminar – May 4 – Piers Vitebsky & Roza Laptander

Next MIASU research seminar – May 4 – Piers Vitebsky & Roza Laptander

26 April 2021

The next online MIASU research seminar will be on Tuesday May 4, 4.30–6.00pm, with Piers Vitebsky & Roza Laptander: Trust Versus Paranoia: Can the Siberian fire spirit explain the spectacular failure of the UK Covid track and trace app? Full seminar programme: Easter term To receive details of future MIASU events and...


Read more at: Easter Term 2021 – Seminar Programme

Easter Term 2021 – Seminar Programme

22 April 2021

Please see link on the right or here for the research seminar programme for the Easter term.


Read more at: Virtual Visiting Scholars – Easter Term

Virtual Visiting Scholars – Easter Term

19 April 2021

Easter Term 2021 We would like to welcome the following visitors this term: September 2019 – September 2021: Zhou Yong , University of Oslo, working on his postdoctoral research: “Free Prior Informed Consent (FPIC) and Natural Resources Exploitation: Institutionalizing Indigenous Peoples´ Rights in China”. Funded by the...


Read more at: Online Workshop – 25 March: Speaking plants in the languages of Global and Chinese capitalism

Online Workshop – 25 March: Speaking plants in the languages of Global and Chinese capitalism

23 March 2021

The Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit and the “Sinophone Borderlands: Interaction at the Edges” Project (Palacky University) are pleased to present this workshop taking place on Thursday 25 March, 10:00am GMT (ZOOM). The workshop proposes to examine how humans and plants (as non-humans) are engaged together in Inner...