Lectures and Conferences
September 9: “The Last Moose of Aoluguya.” Karin Chien, Film Producer; Ying Qian, Assistant Professor, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures, Columbia University; moderator: Robert Barnett, Director, Modern Tibetan Studies Department, Columbia University. Co-sponsored by the Inner Asia Curriculum Development Project and the Modern Tibetan Studies Program.
September 11: “Karma: The Epic of Everest.” Robert Barnett, Director of the Modern Tibetan Studies Program, Columbia University. Co-sponsored by the Modern Tibetan Studies Program and the Rubin Museum of Art.
September 24: “Politicizing Piety: Qing Legal Culture and its Ramifications for Tibetan Social History.” Max Oidtmann, Assistant Professor of History, Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service in Qatar. Co-sponsored by the Modern Tibetan Studies Program.
October 21: “Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier.” David Brophy, Lecturer, University of Sydney. Co-sponsored by the Inner Asia Curriculum Development Project.
November 24: “Following the Path of the Sun: Research Expeditions in Mongolia’s Boreal Forest.” Hamid Sardar, Writer, Filmmaker, and Photographer. Co-sponsored by the Modern Tibetan Studies Program and the Inner Asia Curricular Development Project.