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Visiting Scholars – Michaelmas Term 2018

September 20th, 2018 by anna.c

Michaelmas Term 2018 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – October  2017 – October 2018: Uranchimeg Ujeed ‘Mongolian Spiritual Culture including Buddhism, shamanism, popular beliefs and folklore’ Research project: ‘Becoming shamans to be healed – Self healing practices in Horchin Mongolian shamanism in contemporary China’ January 2018 – December 2019: Valeriya Gazizova, post […]

Seminar – 12 June – Kristin Surak

June 4th, 2018 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 12 June 2018 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Kristin Surak SOAS The Rhythm of Hospitality: Organizing Interaction in the Tea Room In the Japanese tea ceremony, it is often said that host thinks like the guest and the guest thinks like the host, such that there is no host or guest. The phrase […]

Seminar – 29 May – Baasanjav Terbish

May 18th, 2018 by anna.c

Please note that there has been a change to the talk that was originally advertised. ALL WELCOME Tuesday 29 May 2018 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Baasanjav Terbish University of Cambridge Eurasianism and Cosmism in Russia The talk is about two movements in Russia, namely Eurasianism and Cosmism. Whilst differing in terms of agenda and […]

Easter Term – Seminar Programme amendment

May 18th, 2018 by anna.c

Please see below for this term’s revised programme – please note there has been a change to the upcoming third seminar on 29 May. Research Seminars are held in the Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RF from 4.30–6.00 EASTER 2018

Onon Prize 2018

May 15th, 2018 by anna.c

The Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit will be awarding the second Onon Prize in late 2018. The prize, in memory of Professor Urgunge Onon, is awarded for contributions to Mongolian & Inner Asian Studies. Please send any nominations, with a short supporting paragraph  by 1 July to: Urgunge Onon, pictured in 2006