Information Session: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Korean Studies: Center for Japanese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Other Campus Events: Mongolia Initiative | April 26 | 2-3:30 p.m. | 341 East Asian Library
Bruce Williams, C. V. Starr East Asian Library
Introduction to locating materials and information in Western languages in the area of East Asian Studies by using library databases, catalogs and other bibliographic tools.
Back from the Brink: The Global Revival of Manchu Studies: A Memorial Lecture for Professor Emeritus James Bosson
Memorial: Mongolia Initiative | April 26 | 5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Mark Elliott, East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University
Jacob Dalton, East Asian Languages and Cultures, UC Berkeley
With the passing of Professor James Bosson the campus lost an early and important voice in the study of Mongolian, Manchu, and Tibetan language and culture. A memorial lecture in his honor will be presented by his former student Mark Eilliott, Harvard University.
Conference/Symposium: Center for Chinese Studies: Center for Buddhist Studies: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | May 6 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Faculty Club, Heyns Room
Center for Chinese Studies (CCS), Institute of East Asian Studies, Mongolia Initiative, Center for Buddhist Studies, Jay D. McEvoy Chair, Department of History of Art, Townsend Center for the Humanities
This event begins on Friday, May 5, 4 pm, Brower Center with a keynote speech by Professor Berger.
Patricia Berger served as the curator of Chinese art at the Asian Art Museum, San Francisco from 1982 to 1994. She then returned to her alma mater to mentor another generation of graduate students as Professor of Chinese Art at the University of California at Berkeley. In celebration of her... More >
Tour/Open House: Mongolia Initiative | July 15 | Mongolia
Uranchimeg Tsultem, History of Art, UC Berkeley
UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative
Mongolia is a place with rich cultural and natural heritage. Learn about prehistoric monuments known as Hirgisuur, deer stones and stone men, and what forms of art were brought in by Buddhist monks. Visit ruins of ancient cities and look for traces of cultures once inhabiting eastern Mongolia. Meet some of the modern day nomads roaming the vast steppes of eastern Mongolia whose... More >
Lecture: Mongolia Initiative | October 2 | 4 p.m. | 180 Doe Library
Mariachiara Gasparini, Academic Year Adjunct Lecturer, Santa Clara University
The Chinese-Islamic cultural encounter in Central Asia found its maximum expression with the Pax Mongolica in territories that, although vast in area, became similar in aesthetic culture, and brought into existence a unique dress code among various social classes from China to Italy. Similarly to the Tang, in the thirteenth century, the Mongols established their domain with a multicultural... More >