Entries Tagged as 'News'

Onon Prize 2018

May 15th, 2018 by anna.c

The Mongolia & Inner Asia Studies Unit will be awarding the second Onon Prize in late 2018. The prize, in memory of Professor Urgunge Onon, is awarded for contributions to Mongolian & Inner Asian Studies. Please send any nominations, with a short supporting paragraph  by 1 July to: admin@innerasiaresearch.org Urgunge Onon, pictured in 2006

New reading group – Mobilities in the making: Figuring movement in the post-socialist world’

April 30th, 2018 by anna.c

  We are pleased to inform you that a new weekly Seminar Group, ‘Mobilities in the making: Figuring movement in the post-socialist world,’ will be held each Tuesday at the MIASU, until 19 June. Led by Joseph Bristley (UCL) and Chima Anyadike-Danes (Warwick) the group will explore the imbrications between figures of mobility drawn from key […]

Inner Asia Submissions

April 26th, 2018 by anna.c

Inner Asia Published bi-annually by Brill for MIASU, Inner Asia is a peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal with emphasis on the social sciences, humanities and cultural studies. First published in 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 […]

Visiting Scholars – Easter 2018

April 23rd, 2018 by anna.c

Easter Term 2018 We welcome the following visiting scholars this term – September  2017 – August 2018: Chen Xiangjun, South-Central University for Nationalities (SCUN), Hubei province, China ‘Nomadic Society of the Altai Steppes: Environmental and Visual Anthropology’ October  2017 – October 2018: Uranchimeg Ujeed ‘Mongolian Spiritual Culture including Buddhism, shamanism, popular beliefs and folklore’ Research […]

Himalayan Connections – New project

March 29th, 2018 by anna.c

Dr Diemberger has been successful in receiving funding from the Norwegian Research Council under its NORGLOBAL programme as Co-Investigator on a four-year collaborative project with the University of Oslo : Himalayan connections: melting glaciers, sacred landscapes and mobile technologies in a Changing Climate   ‘Through an exceptional confluence of events and access to centuries of historical […]