2019-20 IAAS Lecture Series(Subject to change; please check back for updates)
October 9, 2019
(Postponed) The Circulation of Medicine and Notions of Healing in Early 20th Century Chinese Turkestan via Network Analysis.
Arienne Dwyer, Professor of Linguistic Anthropology, University of Kansas
October 16, 2019The Green-Eyed Lama (Ногоон нуден лам): Reflections on her best-selling novel and Mongolia's recent history
Oyungerel Tsedevdamba, former Member of the Mongolian Parliament and former Minister of Sports, Culture and Tourism.
November 6, 2019Dangling Threads to Examine the Channels: Tales of Pulse Diagnosis in Tibetan and Chinese Literature.
William McGrath, Visiting Assistant Professor of Religious Studies, Manhattan College.
December 4, 2019Why Pots (Don't) Matter: Complexity in Bronze Age Eurasia
Paula Dupuy, Assistant Professor of Anthropoogy, Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan
Feburary 5, 2020The Economics of Buddhist Merit: Monastic Sharecropping in Qing China's Inner Asia in the Eighteenth Century
Lan Wu, Assistant Professor of History, Mount Holyoke College
March 4, 2020Abodes of Alien Ancestors: Buddhist Geography and Genealogy in 18th Century Beijing
Wen-shing Chou, Associate Professor of Chinese Art, Hunter College
April 1, 2020Smallpox Against Itself: Exploring the History of Inoculation in Tibet
Lobsang Yongdan, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Bonn