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Visiting Scholars – Lent Term

January 20th, 2017 by anna.c

Lent Term 2017 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – October 2016 – September 2018: Sören Urbansky, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich ‘Faces of Fear – Anti-Asian sentiments in a global perspective” February 2017 – March 2017: Loretta Kim, University of Hong Kong ‘The comparative history of borderlands and frontiers’, and ‘Chinese ethnic minority languages and [...]

Visiting Scholars – Michaelmas 2016

November 3rd, 2016 by anna.c

Michaelmas Term 2016 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – October 2016 – September 2018: Sören Urbansky, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich ‘Faces of Fear – Anti-Asian sentiments in a global perspective” September  2016 – December 2016: Fuerwa Daoerjiala, Inner Mongolia University, Hohhot Working with Dr Uradyn Bulag on the Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project October [...]

Visiting Scholars – Easter 2016

April 8th, 2016 by anna.c

Easter Term 2016 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – September 2015 – June 2016: Munkh-Erdene Gantulga, Mongolian University of Science and Technology, Mongolia ‘Non-Mongol’ stand: Mining, development and identity in Mongolia September  2015 – May 2016: Mark Aldenderfer, University of California Merced Leverhulme Trust award Visiting Professor

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 [...]

Professor Urgunge Onon – MIASU Co-Founder

February 5th, 2016 by anna.c

The MIASU is very sad to announce the death of its co-founder, Professor Urgunge Onon, who passed away peacefully in December 2015.  The author of many books and articles on Mongolia, including a well known translation of the Secret History of the Mongols, Professor Onon was also the documenter of the way of life and shamanism of [...]