Author Archive

New reading group – Mobilities in the making: Figuring movement in the post-socialist world’

April 30th, 2018 by anna.c

  We are pleased to inform you that a new weekly Seminar Group, ‘Mobilities in the making: Figuring movement in the post-socialist world,’ will be held each Tuesday at the MIASU, until 19 June. Led by Joseph Bristley (UCL) and Chima Anyadike-Danes (Warwick) the group will explore the imbrications between figures of mobility drawn from key […]

Inner Asia Submissions

April 26th, 2018 by anna.c

Inner Asia Published bi-annually by Brill for MIASU, Inner Asia is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with emphasis on the social sciences, humanities and cultural studies. First published in 1999, Inner Asia is currently one of the very few research-orientated publications in the world in which scholars can address the contemporary and historical problems of the […]

Easter Term – Seminar Programme

April 24th, 2018 by anna.c

Please see below for this term’s programme which begins on Tuesday May 1 2018. Research Seminars are held in the Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RF from 4.30–6.00 EASTER 2018

Seminar – 1 May – Rebekah Plueckhahn

April 24th, 2018 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 1 May 2018 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Rebekah Plueckhahn University College London Shaping Mongolian urbanism – Dynamic ownership and emerging politico-economic subjectivities in Ulaanbaatar This paper explores the interrelationships between the dynamics of owning and the shaping of Mongolian urbanism following a period of intense increase in foreign direct investment and […]

Visiting Scholars – Easter 2018

April 23rd, 2018 by anna.c

Easter 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 […]