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CAW: Space and Bor(un)d(ari)ers between China, Russia, Mongolia and Tibet: Political and Cultural Barriers in Eastern Eurasia

Led by Andrew Grant

Tuesday, October 23, 2012
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM


Makley, Charlene (1993) Gendered boundaries in motion - Space and identity on the Sino-Tibetan Frontier

Bulag, Uradyn (2012) Rethinking Borders in Empire and Nation at the Foot of the Willow Palisade

Humphrey, Caroline (2012) Concepts of “Russia” and their relation to the border with China

Final two readings available in book “Frontier encounters” here:

The Central Asia Workshop is an interdisciplinary discussion group sponsored by the UCLA Program on Central Asia. The goal of the workshop is to encourage graduate student research on Central Asia by creating a space where students and interested faculty can discuss research, theory and ideas with others who have experience or interest in the region. The workshop is a forum for exploring recent research and classical and contemporary theoretical perspectives that inform work in Central Asia. Weekly discussions are led by members on a rotating basis, and topics are determined by group interests.

Meetings will be held on scheduled Tuesdays 12:30-2:00 pm.

For more information, please contact Hannah Reiss ( or visit our website at /centralasia

Hannah Reiss

Sponsor(s): Asia Institute, Program on Central Asia

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