A May 2013 graduate research panel organized by the Asia Institute's Program on Central Asia explored the changing dynamics of identity and place in the region. The interdisciplinary session saw presentations by a linguist, an anthropologist and a geographer, respectively.
Reception and (Mis)representation: Mongol Influences on China from the Perspective of Law and Gender
A lecture by Bettine Birge, USC. Presented at the one-day conference "The Mongols from the Margins: New Perspectives on Central Asians in World History."
Keynote lecture by Morris Rossabi, Distinguished Professor of History, Queens College, CUNY. Presented at the one-day conference "The Mongols from the Margins: New Perspectives on Central Asians in World History."
Wagatsuma Fellowship Recipient Hugh Schuckman starts fieldwork on Peace Corps and Japanese Overseas Cooperation Volunteers
Tsolmon Onon Enkhbayar addresses UCLA scholars and members of L.A.'s Mongolian community.