"Empires and their Elites" conference moved to Spring 2022
News & Activities
Pines/Biran/Rüpke (2021): The Limits of Universal Rule: Eurasian Empires Compared
Mongol Zoominar 2021 (Spring)
Mongol Zoominar (11.09.2020): Manuscript Studies and the Mongol Empire: A “Round Table”
Mongol Zoominar 2020
Multilateral Dynamics between the Middle East and Asia in the Mongol Era (15.12.2019)
CFP: Multilateral Dynamics between the Middle East and Asia in the Mongol Era
Lecture of Dr. Gohar Grigoryan on the "Mongol “Epiphanies” in the Late Medieval Mediterranean World" (5.12.2018)
Prof. Reuven Amitai gets Doctor Honoris Causa of the NUM!
New in the Field (books, May 2018)
Lecture of Prof. Pier-Giorgio Borbone (University of Pisa), June 11, 2018
Workshop: Compendia for Governing the World (21-22 May, 2018)
Empires and Religions, Freie Universität Berlin (March 1-3, 2018)
In the Service of the Khans (Asiatische Studien 71:4, 2017)
Lecture of Mr. Matanya Gill (22.01.18)
Lecture of Mr. Or Amir (15.01.18)
Lecture of Ms. Rachel Hoffman (01.01.2018)
Project members participate in the DADH 2017
Lecture of Mr. Nimrod Oren (20.11.17)
Lecture of Ms. Vered Shurany (06.11.17)
Lecture of Dr. Jonathan Brack (23.10.17)
Call for Papers: The 14th Conference of Asian Studies in Israel (ASI18), May 23-24, 2018
The PBC Fellowship Program for Outstanding Chinese and Indian Post-Doctoral Fellows (2018/2019)
Report on the AAS-in-Asia 2017 (Seoul)
Lectures of Mr. Matanya Gil and Ms. Zhang Dandan (12.6.2017)
Lecture of Dr. John Giebfried (05.06.17)
International Workshop: Mongol Warfare Between Steppe and Sown (25-26.05.17)
New in the field (April-May 2017)
CfP: The 14th Conference of Asian Studies in Israel, May 23-24, 2018
Asian Studies in Israel 2018 (Jerusalem, May 23-24)
Lecture of Ms. Rachel Hoffman (24.4.17)
New in the field: January-March 2017
Lecture of Mr. Ishayahu Landa (20.03.17)
Updated program of the spring semester 2017
Workshop: Animals in Mongol Eurasia (26.2.2017)
CFP: Migrations in Mongol Eurasia: People, Ideas, Artifacts (dl. 15.03.17)
Lecture of Ms. Vered Shurany (16.01.2017)
Post-doc of the Louis Frieberg Center (dl. 6.3.17)
New publication (December 2016)
Lecture of Dr. Wonhee Cho (02.01.2017)
Lecture of Mr. Guy Burak (26.12.16)
Lecture of Dr. Konstantin Golev (12.12.16)
Lecture of Ms. Na'ama O. Arom (28.11.16)
New publications (November 2016)
Lecture of Dr. Jonathan Brack (14.11.2016)
The Asian Sphere Program: New MA and PhD scholarships (2017/2018)
Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2017-18 of the project (deadline 1.02.2017)
CFP: Meso-Historical Analysis on Regions, Networks, and Institutions (17-18.05.17)
Fellowship Program for Outstanding Post-Doctoral Researchers from China and India (2017/2018)
New publications in the field (Summer 2015-Summer 2016)
CfP: Animals and Human Society in Asia (26.02. - 02.04.2017)
Members of the project on the AAS-in-Asia in Kyoto, June 2016
Invitation to the lecture of Mr. Matanya Gill (15.06.16).
Towards a Digital Eurasia: Databases and Computational Methods for the History of Asia and the Middle East (8-9th June 2016)
International Workshop: Diplomacy in the Age of Mongol Globalization (May 30-31, 2016)
Invitation to the lecture of Mr. Or Amir (4.05.16)
Doctoral Students Conference in Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies of Israel (June 2, 2016)
Extended deadline for the Frieberg Center Post Doctoral Fellowship (May 5, 2016)
Invitation to the lecture of Ms. Rachel Hoffman (30.03.2016)
New paper of Dr. Yoichi Isahaya
Invitation to the lecture of Dr. Florence Hodous (23.03.2016)
Daniel Zakrzewski, "Calligrapher Families of Tabriz (8th/14th–10th/16th centuries)"
Invitation to lecture of Dr. Wonhee Cho (09.03.2016)
The Inauguration Conference of The Asian Sphere Programm (5-7 April 2016)
Studying Chaghatay Turkish in Jerusalem
New Hanban PhD scholarships for 2016-2017 (deadline July 1, 2016)
New Post-Doc Fellowships of The Louis Frieberg Center for 2016-2017 (deadline April 12, 2016)
Invitation to the lecture of Dr. Qiu Yihao (20.01.16)
New PhD, Visiting PhD and Post-Doc fellowhips (2016-2017) have been published!
Diplomacy in the Age of Mongol Globalization: EXTENDED DEADLINE to 30.01.16
Invitation to the lecture of Mr. Ishayahu Landa, 6.01.16
New issue of AMEA 21 (2014-2015)
Information about the "Golden Horde Review"
New paper of Dr. Florence Hodous
Invitation to the lecture of Mr. Jonathan Brack (30.12.15)
Invitation to the lecture of Prof. Vesna A. Wallace (UCSB) on 14.12.15
Invitation to the lecture of Dr. Nicholas Walmsley 02.12.2015
CfP: Diplomacy in the Age of Mongol Globalization (deadline 5.01.16)
Facebook page of the project
Invitation to the lecture of Dr. Yoichi Isahaya 25.11.15
Invitation to the lecture of Mr. Yu Yusen (4.11.15)
New members of the project (2015/16): welcome
New publication of Dr. Amir Mazor
"All under Heaven? The Empire's Spatial Dimensions (30.6.-2.07)" in Eisenach, Germany
Invitation to the lecture of Mr. Wonhee Cho (17.06.2015)
Invitation to the lecture of Prof. Morris Rossabi (15.06.2015)
Invitation to the lectures of Mr. Wu Hanqi and Mr. Or Amir (01.06.2015)
Invitation to the lecture of Ms. Vered Shurany (25.05.2015)
(CfP) Conference "Reimagining the Asian Sphere: Past, Present, and Fiture" (15-17.12.2015)
Workshop: Science and Technology Transfer in Pre-Modern Asia (10-11.06.2015)
Invitation to the lecture of Ms. Soyoung Choi 11.05.2015
Invitation to the lecture of Ms. Undine Ott 27.04.2015
Invitation to the lectures of Dr. Florence Hodous and Dr. Francesca Fiaschetti (15.04.2015)
Invitation to the lecture of Dr. Amir Mazor (9.03.2015)
Updated bibliography on the website (Feb. 2015)
Scholarships' deadline extension to 27.02.2015
The Asian Sphere Scholarships for MA and PhD applicants (deadline 28.02.2015)
New tenders for the PhD, Visiting PhD, and Post-Doc scholars published!
Lecture "Qara Qorum: The Historical Evidence and the Archeological Vision" (10.12.14, Dr. Tawfiq Da'adli)
New fellowships for the PhD and Post-Doc students
Lecture "Imperial Sons-in-law in the Mongol Empire" in the Project's seminar (10.11.14)
Vered Shurany participated in the ISIS 2014 Conference
New Tenure Track Positions in the Hebrew University, Deadline November 2, 2014
New researches in the project's team
Photos of the first season of the Qaraqorum excavations are online!
Project team at the WOCMES 2014
New publications of Francesca Fiaschetti
Reports about the international conference in Chinese
The Conference's panels are now online!
The "Recent Publication" section was updated!
International conference begins on Sunday, June 29, 2014!
Klachky Prize and Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities
12th Biennial (ASI12) Conference of Asian Studies in Israel at the University of Haifa (25-26.05.14)
Ilkhanid Conference in Ulanbataar (21-23.05.14)
Bibliography for the Summer School is now on the website!
Lecture "Ilkhanid Maritime Trade" in the Project's seminar (16.06.14)
Lecture "The Kingdom of Iran in two universal histories from the early Ilkhanate" (27.05.2014)
Lecture "The Islamization of Ningxia under Mongol Rule: The Life and Times of Prince Ananda" in the Project's seminar (12.05.14)
Summer School's program is now on the site!
Conference's program is now on the site!
New articles updates on the bibliography page (April 2014)
New books updates on the bibliography page (April 2014)
Francesca Fiaschetti won a Buber Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2014-2017)
Annual Conference of the Association for Asian Studies, March 27-30, 2014
Lecture "The Urban History of Hangzhou: Before and After the Mongol Conquest" in the Project's seminar (28.4.14)
"Qaraqorum: The First Capital of the Mongol World Empire" (Prof. Jan Bemmann, Bonn University) at March 19, 2014
Lectures of Soyoung Choi and Or Amir in project's seminar (03.03.2014)
Lecture "Authority, Power or Influence? Re-Reading Narratives of Töregene Khatun" in the Project's seminar (17.02.14)
Deadline for the fellowships of the project for 2014-15 are extended!
Members of the project took part in the conference Chinese and Asian Geographical and Cartographical Views on Central Asia (Bonn, January 10-11, 2014).
Kaiqi Hua spoke at the universities of Ghent and Leiden (17.12 and 20.12, 2013)
Post-Docs for Chinese and Indian Citizen 2014-2015 (Hebrew University)
Lecture "A family of urban notables in 7th /13th centuries Tabriz and indications for capital status of the city under the
early Ilkhāns – sources and matters" in the Project's seminar (06.01.14)
Researcher Ofir Hayim jointed the project
New Ph.D. Fellowships 2014
Post-Doctoral Fellowships 2014-2015
Visiting PhD Fellowships 2014-2015
Lecture "Conspirators and Heretics: A Different View on Ilkhanid Succession History" in the Project's seminar (23.12.13)
Lecture “Jarghuchis: guardians of Mongol values or agents of cross-cultural cooperation?” in the Project's seminar (9.12.13)
Lecture "Does ethnicity matter? The construction of otherness under Yuan rule" in the Project's seminar (27.11.13)
Call for Papers: Mobility and Transformations: Economic and Cultural Exchange in Mongol Eurasia
New Directions in the Study of the Mongol Empire Summer School, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, July 1st-4th 2014
Lecture "The Oyirads in Mongol Eurasia" in the Project's seminar (18.11.2013)
Lecture "The Maragha Star Cluster: Networks, Mobility and Knowledge Transfer of Maragha Astronomers" in the Project's seminar (11.11.2013).
Prof. Michal Biran received the Anneliese Maier Research Award 2013
Daniel Zakrzewski took part in the "Deutscher Orientalistentag" conference (Münster, 25.09.2013)
Daniel Zakrzewski took part in the Global History Automn School (Bohn, 16-20.09.13). See more:
Touring seminar to Xinjiang, China (11-28.08.2013)
Post-docs for students from China, India and Taiwan
Five New Researchers will join the project in October.
Between Nomad and Sedentary Cultures: New Perspectives in Inner Asian Archaeology, a Humboldt Foundation workshop was held in Mt. Scopus on June 13, 2013.
Project's members organized a panel at MEISAI conference on June 6th at Tel Aviv University:
The Panel includes the following papers:
Team Member Na'ama Arom took part in a conference at Haifa university on: "The Relations between the Persian Gulf and the Far East", and gave a paper on :"Gallop on Water : The Persian Gulf and Mongol Iran"