2014-2015 IAAS Lecture Series

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Orhon Myadar, University of Arizona - School of Geography and Development
“Remembering and Forgetting: State Appropriation of Chinggis Khaan in Post-Socialist Mongolia”
1-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
 
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Richard Wolf, Harvard University - Department of Music and South Asian Studies
“The Wakhis at musical crossroads of Tajikistan and Pakistan”
1-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street
 
Friday, November 7, 2014
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Christopher Beckwith, Indiana University - Department of Central Eurasian Studies
“Scythian philosophy, the Persian Empire, and the question of the Axial Age in Central Eurasia”
1-2 pm- CGIS S-250 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Gautama Vajracharya, University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Antiquity of the Newar Culture of the Kathmandu Valley"
I-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Nie Hongyin, Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
“Buddhism among the Xixia Tanguts”
I-2 pm- CGIS S-050 South Building 1737 Cambridge Street

Wednesday, February 4, 2015
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Prof. Morten Axel Pedersen, University of Copenhagen – Department of Anthropology
 “TBA”
I-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building 1737 Cambridge Street