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 - CANCELLED
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
Dr. Gautama V. Vajracharya - Visiting curator, Rubin Museum of Art, New York
and Tagore National Fellow,  Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu
Sangrahalaya, Mumbai
"Antiquity of the Newar Culture of the Kathmandu Valley"
I-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies & Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies
Khashem Gyal (founder of  the Amilolo Film Group)
Screening of the film "Valley of the Heroes" followed by Q & A.
6 pm- CGIS S-020 Belfer Case Study Room - 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

Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Dr. Imre Galambos, University of Cambridge - Department of East Asian Studies
"Chinese texts in Tangut: Secular manuscripts and prints from Khara-khoto."
I-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building 1737 Cambridge Street

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture Series
Professor Luo Xin, Peking University - Department of History
"The death of Yelu Abaoji: an investigation from the perspective of Inner Asia"
I-2 pm- CGIS S-153 South Building 1737 Cambridge Street