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MIASU Reading & Research Group Launch

October 15th, 2019 by anna.c

Tuesday 29 October & Tuesday 26 November 2019 2.00 pm,  Mond Building Seminar Room 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 […]

Seminar – 15 October – Edward Holland & Elvira Churyumova

October 10th, 2019 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 15 October 2019 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Edward Holland & Elvira Churyumova University of Arkansas, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College,University of Cambridge & MIASU Kalmyk Refugees and the Narration of Displacement in Post-World War II Europe The October Revolution and Second World War led to the displacement of Kalmyks from Russia to […]

Michaelmas Term – Seminar Programme

October 8th, 2019 by anna.c

Please see below for this term’s programme which begins on Tuesday October 15th 2019. Research Seminars are held in the Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RF from 4.30–6.00 MICHAELMAS 2019

Visiting Scholars – Michaelmas Term 2019

September 26th, 2019 by anna.c

Michaelmas Term 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 Foundation in Buddhist […]

Visit from the Cultural Envoy of Mongolia and State Epic Storyteller

September 19th, 2019 by anna.c

On Wednesday 18 September the MIASU was delighted to welcome Mongolia’s Cultural Envoy, Unurmaa Janchiv, and State Epic Storyteller, Baatarjav Erdenetsogt. Baatarjav Erdenetsogt is a Mongolian heritage carrier of the legendary tradition of epic storytelling (tuuli) and overtone singer. He plays an ancient wooden flute (tsuur) and lute (tovshuur), which originated from the Altai Mountain […]