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The Mongolia Society is hosting a celebration for Tsagaan Sar, the Mongolian New Year, on February 6, 2016 from 5:00-8:00pm. The event will be held at the University Club at the Indiana University’s Indiana Memorial Union and is free and open to the public. Tsagaan Sar is one of the most important Mongolian holidays and […]

  Speaker:  Mr. Chit Win, Doctoral Candidate, The Australian National University When:  Thursday, November 19, 2015  2:00-3:00 p.m. Where:  Room 3067, School of Global and International Studies, 355 N. Jordan Ave., Bloomington, IN This event is free and open to the public. Abstract The people of Myanmar have voted for change.  The long time opposition […]

Call for Papers                                                             International Conference: Religious Transformation in Asian History 07-09 April 2016, Australian National University, Canberra, ACT, Australia Abstract Deadline: 09 February 2016   Asian history and culture have been profoundly influenced by a number of religions (Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism, Islam, Sikhism, Shamanism, and Shintō). These traditions offer spiritual guidelines but […]

Date:  Wednesday, November 30, 2011  5:00-6:30 p.m. Location:  Kelley Graduate Building CG1034 Professor Kanako Kodama of Chiba University will explore strategies used to combat natural disasters among sedentarized pastoralists in Inner Mongolia, China.  Her talk will explore such issues as land use, markets, and agriculture as they relate to the effects as well as the amelioration of natural […]

Date:  Wednesday, November 16, 2011 Time:  6:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Location:   Conference Room, International Programs, 201 N. Indiana Ave. Parents in China greatly value education for their children, but the intensity and effects of their desire to achieve this goal have largely gone unexamined—until now. Where does this desire come from?  What are the effects […]