Mobility, Empire and Cross Cultural Contacts in Mongol Eurasia

Mongol Zoominar 2021 (Spring)


Mongol Zoominar 2021 (Spring)

Organisers: Prof. Michal Biran (HU), Dr. Jonathan Brack (Ben-Gurion University), Dr. Cho Wonhee (Korean Academy of Sciences)

a) January 22, 2021, 1430 ISR:

Roundtable: Environmental Histories of the Mongols:

  • Philip Slavin (University of Stirling), "Not by Sword Only: Environmental Disasters in Chaghadaid Central Asia"
  • Kenneth Linden (Indiana University), "Ancestors, Enemy of Livestock, and the Object of Mercy: Wolves in the Mongol Empire"
  • John Lee (Durham University), "The Environmental Legacies of the Mongol Empire in Korea"

Moderator: Wonhee Cho (Academy of Korean Studies)

b) March 12, 2021, 1430 ISR

Ilkhanid Peripheries, Provinces and Dependencies

Zara Pogossian, Sara Nur Yildiz, Edith Chen

c) April 23 2021, 1430 ISR:

The Wall: People and Ecology in Medieval Mongolia and China

Gideon Shelach (HUJI)

d) May 28, 2021, 16:00 ISR:

A Roundtable: Textiles and Empire

Eiren Shea, Juliane von Fircks