Entries Tagged as 'Events'

MIASU at 30 years

October 19th, 2016 by admin

On 7th October 2016 MIASU held a conference: ‘Inner Asian Lineages and Future Horizons’ to celebrate 30 years since the Unit was founded in 1986 by Professor Caroline Humphrey and Professor Urgunge Onon. Dr David Sneath (Director) gave the welcome speech. Panels at the conference represented the Unit’s major themes: 1. Nationhood, Statecraft, and Inner […]

Leverhulme Lectures 2016 – Professor Mark Aldenderfer

February 18th, 2016 by anna.c

The Himalaya, Past, Present and Future Professor Mark Aldenderfer of University of California, Merced is presenting the following lectures in April and May.  Professor Aldenderfer is a Visiting Scholar at Pembroke College and is Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit, Division of Social Anthropology, University of Cambridge and presents this […]

Longquan Monastery Visit

January 15th, 2015 by anna.c

Staff at the the Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit were honoured to welcome the Venerable Master Xuecheng, Abbot of Longquan Monastery who visited on Monday 24 November as part of his visit to Cambridge which included a presentation in King’s College on Sunday 23 November.

News – Workshop: How to Create a Template for the Identification of Tibetan Xylographs

January 13th, 2015 by anna.c

A specialised workshop entitled “How to Create a Template for the Identification of Tibetan Xylographs” was held at the MIASU on January 8 and 9. It was organised by Michela Clemente within the Marie Curie project entitled “Tibetan Book Evolution and Technology (TiBET)”. The project has the aim of identifying Tibetan xylographs through a study […]

Talk – Tim Cope – Mongolia to Hungary on the Trail of Genghis Khan – 1 December

November 27th, 2014 by anna.c

This talk is being held at the Department of Geography on Monday 1 December, 4.30 – 6.00 pm All welcome; please register your attendance in advance, see below. Tim Cope – Mongolia to Hungary on the Trail of Genghis Khan Adventurer and author Tim Cope shares his epic three-year journey through the land of the […]