Entries Tagged as 'Seminars'

Seminar – 21 February – Loretta Kim

February 9th, 2017 by anna.c

Tuesday 21 February 2017 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Loretta Kim University of Hong Kong Imagining Maps in Words: A Comparative Analysis of Two Late Nineteenth Century Geographies of the Amur River Region In the present century, humans can create maps that depict real-time topographical and demographic features of many places on Earth. The use […]

Lunchtime Seminar – 8 February – Yudru Tsomu

February 3rd, 2017 by anna.c

A lunchtime seminar will be held in the Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge CB2 3RF Wednesday 8 February 2017, 12.30–1.30 All welcome Yudru Tsomu Center for Tibetan Studies, Sichuan University Guozhuang Trading Houses and Tibetan Middlemen in Dartsedo, the Shanghai of Tibet Within the field of Sino-Tibetan frontier studies, there is very […]

AMENDMENT – Lent Term – Seminar Programme

January 30th, 2017 by anna.c

Please see below for revised Lent programme, with a change to the title of the 21 February seminar. Research Seminars are held in the Mond Building Seminar Room, Free School Lane, Cambridge, CB2 3RF from 4.30–6.00 LENT 2017

Seminar – 7 February – Sören Urbansky

January 24th, 2017 by anna.c

Tuesday 7 February 2017 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Sören Urbansky Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich & MIASU Visiting Researcher Same but Different: Sinophobia in Vladivostok, San Francisco and Singapore Previous scholarship on the “yellow peril” pays little attention on the varying combinations of fear and prejudice that defined different contexts in which it became manifest. Hitherto neglected […]

Seminar – 24 January – Baasanjav Terbish

January 17th, 2017 by anna.c

Tuesday 24 January 2017 4.30–6.00 Mond Building Seminar Room Baasanjav Terbish University of Cambridge Folk Healers in Kalmykia, South-West Russia The presentation is about folk healers and their eclectic healing practices in Kalmykia. The presenter will describe and try to explain why folk healers, whose healing practices are based on Buddhism and folk beliefs, are […]