Entries Tagged as 'Projects'

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.

Seminar – 2 February – Alexey Maslov

January 26th, 2016 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 2 February 2016 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Alexey Maslov Higher School of Economics, Moscow Russia for Central Asia and China:  Struggling for National Identity and Milestones of Mutual Misperception There is an obvious historical dilemma in the Russian mind regarding Central and East Asia. Central Asia is regarded as an historical […]

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 […]