Entries Tagged as 'News'

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 […]

‘Inner Asia’ call for papers

September 21st, 2018 by anna.c

‘Inner Asia’ call for papers Inner Asia is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with emphasis on the social sciences, humanities and cultural studies. Published since 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 region. Of particular interest to the journal are studies in the […]