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Lunchtime Seminar – 21 November – Natsagnyam Namkhai

November 16th, 2017 by anna.c

A lunchtime seminar will be held in the Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RF Tuesday 21 November 2017, 1.00–2.00 All welcome Natsagnyam Namkhai Independent Researcher Climate Chaos = Capitalism:  A Mathematical Solution to the Global Political System and Climate Chaos The presenter argues that climate chaos is a product of what he calls […]

Seminar – 28 November – Aurélie Névot

November 14th, 2017 by anna.c

 ALL WELCOME Tuesday 28 November 2017 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Aurélie Névot Centre for Studies on China, Korea and Japan, EHESS, Paris Mo: “master/sacrificial victim” (Yi-Sani shamanistic writing, China): Substantial mobility (transsubstantiation) between the Masters of psalmody (bimos) and their sacrificial victims (mo) The notion of “mo” comes from the secret language and writing […]

Seminar – 14 November – Hurelbaatar Ujeed

November 2nd, 2017 by anna.c

 ALL WELCOME Tuesday 14  November 2017 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Hurelbaatar Ujeed Inner Mongolia Normal University Merging peoples: shifting economy, transforming environment and surviving culture in a typical Horchin village The Horchin Region of Inner Mongolia has long seen waves of immigration and cultural integration. The Horchin Mongols, ruled by the descendants of Chinggis […]

Seminar – 31 October – Heonik Kwon

October 19th, 2017 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 31  October 2017 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Heonik Kwon University of Cambridge On Universal Hospitality Immanuel Kant’s vision for a peaceable world society is crucially based on a theory of hospitality. Hidden in his rendering of universal hospitality, however, is a notion of reciprocity, the idea that the act of providing […]

Visiting Scholars – Michaelmas 2017

October 5th, 2017 by anna.c

Michaelmas Term 2017 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – October 2016 – November 2018: Sören Urbansky, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich ‘Faces of Fear – Anti-Asian sentiments in a global perspective’ September  2017 – August 2018: Chen Xiangjun, South-Central University for Nationalities (SCUN), Hubei province, China ‘Nomadic Society of the Altai Steppes: Environmental and Visual […]