Mobility, Empire and Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia

17.12.2021: Mongol Zoominar presents "Knowledge and Empire"


The Mongol Zoominar presents:

Knowledge and Empire

Friday, December 17, 2021
14:30 Israel time (GMT+2)

  • Jinsong Guo (Peking University): Measuring the Greatest Empire: Qubilai Khan's Astro-Geodetic Survey
  • Yoichi Isahaya (Hokkaido University): Knowledge-Integration vs. Knowledge-Conversion: The Mongols'
  • Imperial Attitude toward Sciences
  • Tunç Şen (Columbia University): The Extent of Imperial Need for Scientific Expertise: The Business of Astrologers at the Early Modern Ottoman Court

Organizer and Moderator: Qiao Yang (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science)

For further details and link: Jonathan Brack (; Wonhee Cho (