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Visiting Scholars – Lent Term 2020

7 January 2020

Lent Term 2020 We welcome the following visiting scholars 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 Research...

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November 2019 – MIASU members visit Shanghai International Studies University

22 November 2019

Prof. Caroline Humphrey and Dr Sayana Namsaraeva recently visited the Shanghai International Studies University and its Eurasian Studies Unit. Shanghai International Studies University (SISU) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to joint research and scientific co-operation in the field of Inner Asian Studies. During...

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Next MIASU research seminar – CANCELLED

19 November 2019

There will be NO MIASU SEMINAR on Tuesday November 26 as it has been cancelled due to strike action. Apologies for the inconvenience. The seminar which was to be given by Dr Agnieszka Joniak–Lüthi and Dr Thomas White will go ahead during the Lent term.

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New MIASU Reading Group - Sovereignty, Governance and the Environment

5 November 2019

We are pleased to announce the launch of another MIASU reading group which will take place twice termly for for this academic year. The Michaelmas sessions will take place on Thursdays 14th and 28th November at 5pm-6pm in the Mond Building Seminar room, Free School Lane. All are welcome, and there is no need to register...

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Next MIASU research seminar

5 November 2019

is on Tuesday 12 November with Anna Sehnalova: Mountain Deities and Their Treasures: Tibetan Non-Buddhist Cosmologies and Possible Indigenous Origins of the Tibetan gTer ma tradition

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Workshop – 1 November – Contemporary Kalmykia: Religion and Identity in a Russian Republic

5 November 2019

On Friday 1 November, MIASU, CamCREES and the University of Arkansas jointly hosted this conference bringing together leading experts on the themes of identity and politics in the Russian republic of Kalmykia, a Buddhist practicing region located in the country’s southeast. Presentations discussed the topics of religion...

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Next MIASU research seminar

24 October 2019

is on Tuesday October 29 with Valeriya Gazizova: Buddhist, Soviet and Kalmyk: ‘Secret’ Lamas of Late Socialism, Their Loci of Worship and Patterns of Transmission

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Launch of the MIASU Reading & Research Group

4 October 2019

We are pleased to announce the launch of the 'MIASU Reading & Research Group'. We will meet twice a term, to discuss either articles and chapters written by members of the group, or literature relevant to group members' research interests. The group will welcome all students (undergrads/masters/PhDs), scholars (junior...

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Next MIASU research seminar

27 September 2019

is on Tuesday October 15 with Edward Holland & Elivira Churyumova: Kalmyk refugees and the narration of displacement in post-World War II Europe

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Visiting Scholars – Michaelmas Term 2019

27 September 2019

We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – January 2018 – December 2019: Valeriya Gazizova , post doctoral research associate working on her project: ‘Clandestine Buddhism’ in Soviet Kalmykia (1958-1988) and its role in the post-Soviet Buddhist revival’. The project is funded by the Robert H. N. Ho Family...

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