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  • 2019 Dec 04

    IAAS Lecture by Professor Paula Dupuy

    1:15pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, Room S250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

    Why Pots (Don’t) Matter: Complexity in Bronze Age Eurasia

    Paula Dupuy, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan

    AbstractTraditionally Bronze Age archeological remains of central Eurasia were considered collectively as remnants...

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  • 2020 Apr 01

    IAAS Lecture by Dr. Lobsang Yongdan

    1:15pm to 2:30pm

    Location: 

    CGIS South Building, Room S250, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge MA 02138

    Smallpox against Itself: Exploring the History of Inoculation in Tibet

    Lobsang Yongdan, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bonn

    Abstract:  

    Smallpox is an infectious disease caused by either of two virus variants known as Variola major and Variola minor. Before its eradication in 1979, smallpox caused more destruction and devastation than any other disease....

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