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Seminar – 6 March – Saranzaya Manalsuren

February 20th, 2018 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 6 March 2018 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Saranzaya Manalsuren South Bank University, London Interdisciplinary Interpretation of ‘Heritage-Locality’ among Business Practitioners in Contemporary Mongolia The ‘heritage-locality’, or the concept of ‘nutag’ has been theorised as a focal point to understand the identities of Mongols in the literature of cultural anthropology. However, previous […]

Lunchtime seminar – 20 February – Badruun Gardi

February 15th, 2018 by anna.c

  Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RF Tuesday 20 February 2018, 1.00–2.00 Badruun Gardi GerHub NGO, Ulaanbaatar Settled Ger: Bringing Innovation to the Ger Districts of Ulaanbaatar  There are close to 100,000 gers in Ulaanbaatar. Though perfect for a nomadic lifestyle, gers are ill-suited for sedentary living, especially in the coldest […]

Seminar – 20 February – Nicola Scardigno

February 8th, 2018 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 20 February 2018 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Nicola Scardigno Polytechnic of Bari Definition of a Tool for Landscapes’ Systemic-Scalar Reading: Classification Hypothesis of the Mongolian Landscapes With respect to multiple theories and interpretations within which the ‘concept of landscape’ oscillates, this research attempts to re-define the notion, bringing it back to […]

Seminar – 6 February – Chima Michael Anyadike-Danes

January 25th, 2018 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 6 February 2018 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Chima Michael Anyadike-Danes University of California, Irvine Trucking with Time: The Emergence of New Mongolian Mobilities in America  How do time, space, and movement weave together shaping the lives of Mongolian migrants to Los Angeles? And what does this reveal about life and labour […]

Visiting Scholars – Lent 2018

January 18th, 2018 by anna.c

Lent Term 2018 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – September  2017 – August 2018: Chen Xiangjun, South-Central University for Nationalities (SCUN), Hubei province, China ‘Nomadic Society of the Altai Steppes: Environmental and Visual Anthropology’ October  2017 – October 2018: Uranchimeg Ujeed ‘Mongolian Spiritual Culture including Buddhism, shamanism, popular beliefs and folklore’ Research […]