Entries Tagged as 'News'

Visiting Scholars – Lent 2016

December 31st, 2015 by anna.c

Lent Term 2016 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – March 2015 – March 2016: Zhu Shengzhong, Southwest University, Chongqing, China Mongols’ means of livelihood and environment in Southwest China in history September 2015 – June 2016: Munkh-Erdene Gantulga, Mongolian University of Science and Technology, Mongolia ‘Non-Mongol’ stand: Mining, development and identity in [...]

Mongolia’s New Government December 2014 – News

January 22nd, 2015 by anna.c

A report by Alan Sanders for MIASU 18.12.14 Formation of Mongolia’s new coalition government December 2014 Mongolian President Elbegdorj’s 2014 drive for ‘smart government’ coincided with a long-running political argument in the Mongolian Great Khural (national assembly) whether members of the cabinet should also be members of parlIament, the so-called davkhar deel issue. The government of [...]

Website Launched – mongoliantemples.org

January 19th, 2015 by anna.c

New website uncovers Mongolia’s Buddhist past In January 2015 the website www.mongoliantemples.org went live. Mongolia’s Buddhist heritage is revealed in a treasure trove of data presented in this website of the Documentation of Mongolian Monasteries project. Press release

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 [...]

‘Inner Asia’ articles most downloaded

May 6th, 2014 by anna.c

Two articles from ‘Inner Asia’ have been named by publisher Brill in their list of  ”15 most downloaded journal articles in Asian Studies” and are freely available to download until the end of July. Competing Communities: Ethnic Unity and Ethnic Boundaries on China’s North-West Frontier Author: David Tobin Inner Asia, (Volume 13, No. 1, pp. [...]