Institute for Asian and African Studies
Dept. of Asian Studies and Dept. of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies
Migrations and Knowledge Transfer in Mongol Eurasia
Prof. Michal Biran
Monday, 1430-1600, Rm 2407
Seminar Program (Fall semester, 2013)
October 14: Introduction
October 28: Alon K. Orbach: Introduction to the Database's New Version; Migrations in the Mongol Empire.
November 11: Yang Qiao: The Maragha Star Cluster: networks, mobility and knowledge transfer of Maragha astronomers (Invitation, PDF)
November 18: Ishayahu Landa: The Oyirads in Mongol Eurasia (Invitation, PDF).
November 27: Francesca Fiaschetti:"Does ethnicity matter? The construction of otherness under Yuan rule" ( Wednesday 14:30-16:00; Room 5318, Humanities, Asian Studies Seminar) (Invitation, PDF)
December 9: Florence Hodous: Jarghuchis: guardians of Mongol values or agents of cross-cultural cooperation? (Invitation, PDF)
December 23: Yoni Brack (University of Michigan): Conspirators and heretics: a different view on Ilkhanid succession history (Invitation, PDF).
January 6: Daniel Zakrzewski: A family of urban notables in seventh/thirteenth-century Tabriz and indications for capital status of the city under the early Ilkhāns – sources and matters" (Invitation, PDF)
Reading materials for the meetings are available at the course's moodle and can be obtained
by mailing Jenia Yudkevich at email@example.com