Entries Tagged as 'Projects'

Lunchtime seminar – 26 April – Tinley Namgyal

April 20th, 2017 by anna.c

A lunchtime seminar will be held in the Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RF Wednesday 26 April 2017, 12.30–1.30 All welcome Tinley Namgyal Independent Researcher, Tibet Autonomous Region The revival of a Milarepa shrine in Tibet: a first hand account Abandoned during the Cultural Revolution, the holy shrine of Trakar Taso [...]

Inner Asia 18.2 Contents

January 18th, 2017 by admin

Inner Asia—Volume 18, Issue 2, 2016 CONTENTS BRILL—Online issue Introduction by Caroline Humphrey This has been a year of momentous dates. First of all we should mark the passing of three of the most eminent contributors to Mongolian studies: Igor de Rachewiltz (1929–2016), authoritative translator, editor and commentator on the Secret History of the Mongols [...]


October 19th, 2016 by admin

To mark the 30th anniversary of MIASU Dr Sian Lazar of the Division of Social Anthropology interviewed members of the Unit to learn about the work of the Unit from its founding to the present day.

MIASU at 30 years

October 19th, 2016 by admin

On 7th October 2016 MIASU held a conference: ‘Inner Asian Lineages and Future Horizons’ to celebrate 30 years since the Unit was founded in 1986 by Professor Caroline Humphrey and Professor Urgunge Onon. Dr David Sneath (Director) gave the welcome speech. Panels at the conference represented the Unit’s major themes: 1. Nationhood, Statecraft, and Inner [...]

Website News – Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation Project

February 5th, 2016 by anna.c

The project website, kalmykheritage.socanth.cam.ac.uk has now been updated with many more videos, essays and photographic images of Kalmyk and Oirat cultural heritage.