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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, […]

Lunchtime Film Screening – 6 June – Losing Ground, a film by Bradley Rappa

May 23rd, 2017 by anna.c

A lunchtime film screening will be held in the Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RF Wednesday 6 June 2017, 1.00–2.00 All welcome Losing Ground, a film by Bradley Rappa The film is 30 minutes long and will be followed by questions Poster here

Seminar – 30 May – Michael Puett

May 18th, 2017 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 30  May 2017 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Michael Puett University of Harvard Master, Host, Demon, God Hosting is a key notion among the mobile societies of Inner Asia.  But it is an equally recurrent theme among the relatively sedentary societies of China.  This paper will attempt to develop the comparative implications […]