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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 […]

Himalayan Connections – New project

March 29th, 2018 by anna.c

Dr Diemberger has been successful in receiving funding from the Norwegian Research Council under its NORGLOBAL programme as Co-Investigator on a four-year collaborative project with the University of Oslo : Himalayan connections: melting glaciers, sacred landscapes and mobile technologies in a Changing Climate   ‘Through an exceptional confluence of events and access to centuries of historical […]

Lunchtime seminar – 6 March – Sanchir Jargalsaikhan

February 26th, 2018 by anna.c

  Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RF Tuesday 6 March 2018, 1.00–2.00 Sanchir Jargalsaikhan Visiting Scholar, University College London Constitutionalism and governance in contemporary Mongolia: Case of Constitutional amendment The evolution of modern (1992) Mongolian constitutionalism has been multifaceted and contradictory. Having evolved through a simultaneous need to negate the socialist […]

Library catalogue now online

February 23rd, 2018 by anna.c

The contents of the MIASU library are now available in pdf format here:   MIASU LIBRARY CATALOGUE

Seminar – 6 March – Saranzaya Manalsuren

February 20th, 2018 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 6 March 2018 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Saranzaya Manalsuren South Bank University, London Interdisciplinary Interpretation of ‘Heritage-Locality’ among Business Practitioners in Contemporary Mongolia The ‘heritage-locality’, or the concept of ‘nutag’ has been theorised as a focal point to understand the identities of Mongols in the literature of cultural anthropology. However, previous […]