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Visiting Scholars – Easter Term 2019

April 25th, 2019 by anna.c

Easter Term 2019 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – January 2018 – December 2019: Valeriya Gazizova, post doctoral research associate working on her project: ‘Clandestine Buddhism’ in Soviet Kalmykia (1958-1988) and its role in the post-Soviet Buddhist revival’. The project is funded by the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation in Buddhist […]

Latest Research – Alternative Medicine in Mongolia

January 24th, 2019 by anna.c

  Over the past 8 years, Dr Elizabeth Turk, MIASU Research Associate, Department of Social Anthropology, has been exploring the increased popularity of nature-based and ‘alternative’ medicine in post-Soviet Mongolia. During a time described as ‘disorganised’ (zambaraagui), marked by mineral mining and the ’emptying out’ of rural homelands as people re-locate to the capital city, […]

MIASU Members Awarded the Highest National Honours of Mongolia

December 11th, 2018 by anna.c

  Drawing an end to the successful Cambridge Mongolia Seminar, Dr Uradyn Bulag and Mrs Libby Peachey were delighted to be presented with awards by H.E. Mr. Tulga Narkhuu, Ambassador of Mongolia, on behalf of the President of Mongolia. Dr Uradyn Bulag was awarded the ‘Order of Polar Star’ for his invaluable contribution in promoting […]

Second Onon Prize Awarded to Professor Charles Ramble

December 11th, 2018 by anna.c

On 5 December 2018, Professor Caroline Humphrey, on behalf of the MIASU, presented the second Onon Prize to Professor Charles Ramble for his outstanding contributions to Inner Asian Studies.    

Cambridge Mongolia Seminar – report

December 11th, 2018 by anna.c

On the 55th anniversary of UK-Mongolia diplomatic relations, The ‘Cambridge Mongolia Seminar’ was successfully organized by the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit in partnership with the Embassy of Mongolia to the United Kingdom. H.E. Mr. Tulga Narkhuu, Ambassador of Mongolia to the United Kingdom, opened the seminar and his speech highlighted the significance of the […]