Entries Tagged as 'Projects'

Visiting Scholars – Michaelmas 2015

September 24th, 2015 by admin

Michaelmas Term 2015 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 [...]

Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project

March 17th, 2015 by admin

Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Project funded by Arcadia Work in progress WEBSITE

Kalmyk Cultural Heritage Documentation

October 31st, 2014 by admin

Creating a shared resource for the endangered culture of the Kalmyks Almost four centuries ago ancestors of the Kalmyk people trekked across central Asia to form a Buddhist nation on the edge of Europe. Today Kalmyk communities are scattered across Eurasia, with the largest group in the Republic of Kalmykia. A new project will document [...]

Climate Histories Interdisciplinary Discussion Series – Seminar programme 2014-2015

September 30th, 2014 by anna.c

Climate Histories Interdisciplinary Discussion Series The Climate Histories Interdisciplinary Seminar is about bringing  together and expanding a network of people from different backgrounds (sciences, arts, humanities, and social sciences, as well as people working in policy, media, and industry) to tackle questions about climate and environmental change in the past, present, and future. The general [...]

2 October 2014 – Learning Pathways through Changing Places: Exploring the Global

September 29th, 2014 by admin

Learning Pathways through Changing Places: Exploring the Global Thursday 2nd October, 3pm to 6pm; Nihon Room, Pembroke College: Faculty of Education and Division of Social Anthropology Introduction: Dr Richard Irvine discusses cross-cultural element and initial findings of the pilot study Part 1: UK Hildegard Diemberger discusses the Skype cross-cultural exchange between primary schools in Nepal, [...]