Entries Tagged as 'Seminars'

CANCELLED: Seminar – 26 November – Agnieszka Joniak–Lüthi & Thomas White

November 14th, 2019 by anna.c

There will be NO MIASU SEMINAR on Tuesday November 26 as it has been cancelled due to strike action. Apologies for the inconvenience.

Seminar – 12 November – Anna Sehnalova

October 29th, 2019 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 12 November 2019 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Anna Sehnalova University of Oxford Mountain Deities and Their Treasures: Tibetan Non-Buddhist Cosmologies and Possible Indigenous Origins of the Tibetan gTer ma tradition The presentation attempts to reveal (some of) the key features of Tibetan non-Buddhist cosmologies based on mountain cults and specific perceptions […]

Seminar – 29 October – Valeriya Gazizova

October 22nd, 2019 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 29 October 2019 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Valeriya Gazizova University of Cambridge Buddhist, Soviet and Kalmyk: ‘Secret’ Lamas of Late Socialism, Their Loci of Worship and Patterns of Transmission The talk explores the construction of public memories and proliferating cults of dissident Buddhist lamas who secretly conducted ritual services and healed by means […]

MIASU Reading & Research Group Launch

October 15th, 2019 by anna.c

Tuesday 29 October & Tuesday 26 November 2019 2.00 pm,  Mond Building Seminar Room We are pleased to announce the launch of the ‘MIASU Reading & Research Group’. We will meet twice a term, to discuss either articles and chapters written by members of the group, or literature relevant to group members’ research interests. The […]

Seminar – 15 October – Edward Holland & Elvira Churyumova

October 10th, 2019 by anna.c

ALL WELCOME Tuesday 15 October 2019 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Edward Holland & Elvira Churyumova University of Arkansas, Visiting Fellow, Wolfson College,University of Cambridge & MIASU Kalmyk Refugees and the Narration of Displacement in Post-World War II Europe The October Revolution and Second World War led to the displacement of Kalmyks from Russia to […]