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EVENT- Panel on Pax Mongolica, Columbia Univ., Oct. 16

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EVENT- Panel on Pax Mongolica, Columbia Univ., Oct. 16

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OASIES presents

Pax Mongolica: Area Studies and the Mongol Legacy

The contemporary study of Mongol and post-Mongol space has been
divided among area studies institutes, university departments, and
cultural institutions. In addition, the inhabitants of post-Mongol
space have laid claim to a Mongol legacy in various ways. In our
discussion, we will consider what has been lost and what gained by
this fragmentation of Mongol studies and the Mongol legacy, as well as
emerging trends which will affect current and future students of the

Panelists Include:
Nicola di Cosmo (Institute for Advanced Study)
Ladan Akbarnia (Brooklyn Museum of Art)
Peter Golden (Rutgers University)

Moderated by Morris Rossabi (Columbia University)

Thursday, October 16, 2008
6-8 pm

Columbia University in the City of New York
420 East 118th Street International Affairs Building
Harriman Institute, Room 1219

Reception to Follow Discussion

Co-sponsored by OASIES, the Modern Tibetan Studies Program at the
Weatherhead Institute, and the Harriman Institute

This event is free and open to the public.

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