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Inner Asia 18.2 Contents

January 18th, 2017 by admin

Inner Asia—Volume 18, Issue 2, 2016 CONTENTS BRILL—Online issue Introduction by Caroline Humphrey This has been a year of momentous dates. First of all we should mark the passing of three of the most eminent contributors to Mongolian studies: Igor de Rachewiltz (1929–2016), authoritative translator, editor and commentator on the Secret History of the Mongols […]

MIASU – PODCAST

October 19th, 2016 by admin

To mark the 30th anniversary of MIASU Dr Sian Lazar of the Division of Social Anthropology interviewed members of the Unit to learn about the work of the Unit from its founding to the present day.

MIASU at 30 years

October 19th, 2016 by admin

On 7th October 2016 MIASU held a conference: ‘Inner Asian Lineages and Future Horizons’ to celebrate 30 years since the Unit was founded in 1986 by Professor Caroline Humphrey and Professor Urgunge Onon. Dr David Sneath (Director) gave the welcome speech. Panels at the conference represented the Unit’s major themes: 1. Nationhood, Statecraft, and Inner […]

Visiting Scholars – Michaelmas 2015

September 24th, 2015 by admin

Michaelmas Term 2015 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – March 2015 – March 2016: Zhu Shengzhong, Southwest University, Chongqing, China Mongols’ means of livelihood and environment in Southwest China in history September 2015 – June 2016: Munkh-Erdene Gantulga, Mongolian University of Science and Technology, Mongolia ‘Non-Mongol’ stand: Mining, development and identity in […]

Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project

March 17th, 2015 by admin

Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project funded by Arcadia Work in progress WEBSITE