Congratulations to Jasmine Yu-Hsing Chen

On July 16, 2018 Jasmine Yu-Hsing Chen (Ph.D., Chinese) successfully defended her dissertation, “Questioning Homeland, Sensing Home: Performance and the Negotiation of Identity Construction in Cold War China and Taiwan,” (Rania Huntington, Advisor). Upon graduation, …

Congratulations to Milan Simic

On July 5, 2018 Milan Simic (PhD, Languages and Cultures of Asia), successfully defended his dissertation, "Linguistic Varieties of the Russian Altai," (Uli Schamiloglu, Advisor). Milan is currently in Astana, Kazakhstan on a postdoc at Nazarbayev …

Professor Buhnemann’s recent Publications and Lectures

Professor Gudrun Buhnemann published "Modern Maṇḍala Meditation: Some Observations” in Contemporary Buddhism  no. 18/2. 2017 (print version 2018),  pp.  263-276 and "Royal Likenesses on Pillars” in: The Cultural Heritage of Nepal, before, during and after the 2015 Earthquakes – Current …

Congratulations to Selcuk Altuntas

On June 15, 2018 Selcuk Altuntas (Ph.D. Languages and Cultures of Asia) successfully defended his dissertation, “How to be a Proper Muslim in the Russian Empire: An Intellectual Biography of Musa Jarullah Bigiyev (1875-1949),” (Uli Schamiloglu, Advisor). …