“Stranger-density and the construction of hospitality in Tibetan borderlands” – talk by Giovanni da Col.
“Artefacts of trade” – talk by Aditi Saraf in the department seminar.
New article out by Alessandro Rippa: “Centralising Peripheries: The Belt and Road Initiative and Its Role in the Development of the Chinese Borderlands.”
New blog post by Martin Saxer at theotherimage.com – Men, Muscle, Iron, Rock: A glimpse of Afghan road construction
Building Highland Asia – a planned special issue by Alessandro Rippa, Galen Murton, and Matthäus Rest.
"Pathways, Borders, and the Labour of Distribution" – Talk at MPI Halle by Martin Saxer, 20 June 2017.
Follow-up Workshop on socialist new villages in China, organized by Alessandro Rippa and Martin Saxer, 9-10 May 2017.
Remoteness and Connectivity: Highland Asia in the World is a five-year research project (2015-2020) funded by the European Research Council. We are a core team of four researchers based at LMU Munich. Our aim is to get a better understanding of the role and position of seemingly remote places in our contemporary world. → Read more
Remoteness and Connectivity: Highland Asia in the World is a five-year research project (2015-2020) funded by the European Research Council.→ Read more
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