2015-2016 IAAS Lecture Series

Monday, October 5, 2015
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Gray Tuttle – Modern Tibetan Studies, East Languages and Cultures, Columbia University
“Patterns in the Spread of the Incarnation Institution in Tibet”
1-2 pm- CGIS S-050 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Dr. Dittmar Schorkowitz - Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology, Dept: Resilience and Transformation in Eurasia
“Dealing with Nationalities: How Russian and Chinese Agencies Managed Ethnic Diversity in the 17th to 20th Centuries”
1-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Harvard University

Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Dr. Paolo Sartori- Institute of Iranian Studies, Vienna
“Into the Archive: Information, Writing, and the Meanings of Knowledge in 19th- Century Khorezm”
1-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Harvard University

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Erdenchuluu Khohchahar - Hakubi Center for Advanced Research, Kyoto University, Japan
"Legalized Social Status: A History of Social Stratification in Mongolia"
I-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Harvard University

Sunday, December 6, 2015
Association for Central Asian Civilizations & Silk Road Studies
Co-sponsored by Inner Asian & Altaic Studies
ACANSRS’s 4th Annual Music of the Silk Road
3 - 5 pm, Yenching Auditorium, Harvard University
2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138

Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Dr. David Brophy, RSEA '05, IAAS '11 –  Department of History, the University of Sydney
 “Who was Shami Damolla? Pan-Islamism and the Muslims of Xinjiang”
I-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Harvard University

THURSDAY, March 3, 2016
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Kaie Mochizuki - Minobusan University
"On the Tantric Works attributed to Aśvaghoṣa with reference to Dīpaṃkaraśrījñāna"
I-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Harvard University

Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Rahile Dawut - Minorities Folklore Research Center, Xinjiang University, China
“Mapping the Sacred Landscape: Uighur Mazars in Xinjiang”
1-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Harvard University

Monday, April 18, 2016
Frye Memorial Lecture
Prof. Christopher Beckwith - Department of Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University
“The Scythians, the Medes, and Cyrus the Great.”
5:00pm, Yenching Auditorium, 2 Divinity Avenue, Harvard University