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November 2019 – MIASU members visit Shanghai International Studies University

November 22nd, 2019 by anna.c

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 the visit to SISU, Prof. Caroline Humphrey was granted a honorary professorship […]

CANCELLED: Seminar – 26 November – Agnieszka Joniak–Lüthi & Thomas White

November 14th, 2019 by anna.c

There will be NO MIASU SEMINAR on Tuesday November 26 as it has been cancelled due to strike action. Apologies for the inconvenience.

New Reading Group – Sovereignty, Governance and Environment

November 5th, 2019 by anna.c

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 […]

Seminar – 12 November – Anna Sehnalova

October 29th, 2019 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 12 November 2019 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Anna Sehnalova University of Oxford Mountain Deities and Their Treasures: Tibetan Non-Buddhist Cosmologies and Possible Indigenous Origins of the Tibetan gTer ma tradition The presentation attempts to reveal (some of) the key features of Tibetan non-Buddhist cosmologies based on mountain cults and specific perceptions […]

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

October 24th, 2019 by anna.c

OPEN TO ALL Friday 1 November, 10.30 Mond Building Seminar Room Contemporary Kalmykia: Religion and Identity in a Russian Republic MIASU, CamCREES and the University of Arkansas will be jointly hosting this conference bringing together leading experts on the themes of identity and politics in the Russian republic of Kalmykia, a Buddhist practicing region located […]