Entries Tagged as 'News'

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 […]

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 […]