2017-2018 IAAS Lecture Series

Lectures are held on Wednesdays at 1:00 pm
 
October 4, 2017         
Rethinking the Tibetan Treasure Tradition
Prof. Robert Mayer, The Oriental Institute, Oxford University
1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS South Building, Room S153
 
November 1, 2017    
The Legal Role of the Monastery in Pre-modern Tibet
Dr. Berthe Jansen, Leiden University
1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS South Building, Room S153
 
December 6, 2017
Apocalyptic Traditions on the Sino-Mongolian Border: The Manuscript Mong. 75 and Prophetic Texts from the Fourteenth to Sixteenth Centuries.
Prof. Christopher Atwood, University of Pennsylvania
1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS South Building, Room S250*
 
January 31, 2018
How Tanguts Understood Themselves: Evidence from Native Texts
Prof. Kirill Solonin, Renmin University of China
1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS South Building, Room S250
 
February 7, 2018
Tribes, Armies and Empires: Reflections on the Social Morphology of Pastoral Nomads
Prof. Beatrice Manz, Tufts University
1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS South Building, Room S250
 
March 7, 2018
The Influence of the Buddhāvataṃsaka-sūtra in Central Asia
Prof. Imre Hamar, Eötvös Loránd University
1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS South Building, Room S250
Co-sponsored with Harvard Department of South Asian Studies
 
April 4, 2018
The Mongols and the Changing Patterns of Indian Ocean Interactions
Prof. Tansen Sen, NYU Shanghai
1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS South Building, Room S250
 
April 18, 2018
Did the Hindu Kush Really Kill Indians? Geography and Historical Routes Across Afghanistan
Prof. Minory Inaba, University of Kyoto
1730 Cambridge Street, CGIS South Building, Room S250

* Room S250 is located on the 2nd floor of the CGIS-South Building.