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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 […]

Seminar – 17 October – Bumochir Dulam

September 19th, 2017 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 17  October 2017 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Bumochir Dulam University College London The Power of a Master: Respect among Mongols in Rural China This paper attempts to understand the Mongolian concept of ezen (master or host) by observing how his power works. Unlike the conventional understanding of political power that oppresses and […]

Michaelmas Term – Seminar Programme

September 11th, 2017 by anna.c

Please see below for this term’s programme which begins on Tuesday October 17 2017. Research Seminars are held in the Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RF from 4.30–6.00 MICHAELMAS 2017

Seminar – 13 June – Martin Mills

June 6th, 2017 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 13  June 2017 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Martin Mills University of Aberdeen Last Gift of the God-King: Negotiating Constitutional Ownership in the Wake of the Dalai Lama’s Resignation The resignation in November 2011 of the Fourteenth Dalai Lama from political office presented the Tibetan Government-in-Exile (now called the Central Tibetan Administration, […]