Events

What events are we planning?

The detailed overview of the forthcoming workshops and conferences are as follows.

Online lecture by Mukaddas Mijit

GUEST LECTURE Uyghur stage performance: From Sanahi Nafis the reformist artistic troupes to Intangible Cultural Heritage (UNESCO) by Mukaddas Mijit Date 15. 7. 2020 10 AM Location Trainee centre ONLINE on ZOOM Join Zoom meeting HERE Abstract Uyghur musical art, particularly through its large ensembles of traditional songs and dances, is today mainly performed on professional stages. Broadcast live on television and subsequently shared on the internet, these artistic representations symbolize Uyghur cultural identity. The On…

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Virtual workshop: Close Reading of Sources from the Uyghur Homelands

Workshop Virtual workshop: Close Reading of Sources from the Uyghur Homelands Date & Time June 22-26, 2020 3PM-5PM Location Online via Big Blue Button platform. This is a closed workshop. In case you are interested in joining please contact organizer Rune Steenberg (rune.steenberg@upol.cz) Abstract The workshop brings together experts working on Xinjiang to present and conduct a close reading of original sources from the region to each other. No limitation as for language or historical…

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What event have we held?

The detailed overview of the past workshops and conferences are as follows.

Online lecture by Andrei Dörre

GUEST LECTURE Feeding the Mountains: Shifting Foodscapes in High Asia by Andrei Dörre Date & Time 1. 7. 2020 10 AM Location Trainee centre ONLINE on ZOOM Join Zoom meeting HERE Abstract High mountains represent fringe areas of the ecumene. Due to the often marginal productivity of locally available resources, high…

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Online lecture by Dong Jo Shin

GUEST LECTURE ‘Utopian Speak’: Language Assimilation in China’s Yanbian Korean Borderland, 1958-1976 by Dong Jo Shin Date 17. 6. 2020 2:30 PM Location Trainee centre ONLINE on ZOOM Join Zoom meeting HERE Abstract China’s ethnically Korean citizens in the Yanbian borderland underwent language suppression during the era of high socialism, driven…

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Online lecture by Andreas Mandler

GUEST LECTURE Maintaining Agricultural Livelihoods in Rural Tajikistan: Knowledge Practises Among Smallholder Farmers in the Zerafshan Valley by Andreas Mandler Date & Time 10. 6. 2020 10:00 AM Location Trainee centre ONLINE on ZOOM Join Zoom meeting HERE Abstract Due to its mountainous topography, Tajikistan has very little arable land at…

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