Entries Tagged as 'News'

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 […]

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 […]