Entries Tagged as 'Projects'

Seminar – 23 April – Sayana Namsaraeva

April 17th, 2013 by admin

Mond Building Seminar Room 4.30–6.00 Tuesday 23rd April Sayana Namsaraeva MIASU Fieldwork between Folders: fragments of the Russian ‘amateur’ colonial anthropology in the China-Russia border town archives Abstract This presentation looks at the imperial period engagement of the Russian frontier town Kyakhta and its residents with Mongolia and China. Exploring the role of the local […]

Oral History launch

March 6th, 2013 by admin

John Man,  historian and travel writer, was guest speaker at the launch event on 5 March for the database of the project The Oral History of Twentieth-Century Mongolia. David Sneath & Christopher Kaplonski gave introductions to the history of Mongolia in the twentieth century and to the actual collection of the 600+ oral accounts.

Launching today – Oral History of Twentieth Century Mongolia website

March 5th, 2013 by admin

An online database launched today, 5 March, provides an oral history of Mongolia as told by 600 Mongolian citizens who look back over their lives during the nation’s turbulent recent history and describe their memories and experiences as the country moved from being a part of the Qing Empire, to an aristocratic government, to Soviet-style […]

New Project – Entangled Lines

August 2nd, 2012 by admin

New project awarded by the British Academy through its International Partnership and Mobility Scheme Entangled Lines: Railways, Resource Booms, and Transnational Politics in Mongolia In partnership between MIASU, Cambridge University and IIS, Mongolia, this project led by Dr U Bulag studies the critical role of the Mongolian railway in relation to the burgeoning mining sector […]

ESRC Rising Powers project

July 5th, 2012 by admin

Professor Caroline Humphrey has been awarded ESRC funding for a three year study: Where Rising Powers Meet: China and Russia At Their North Asian Border The project’s objective is to study comparatively the social and economic dynamics of Russia and China along their eastern border, in order to comprehend better the different – yet mutually […]