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The Mongol Empire and Its Legacy

January 9, 2017

This event is sponsored by China Studies, the History Department, Comparative Religion Program, the Ellison Center for Russian, East European, and Central Asian Studies, and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization.

Time and Place:

Friday February 3rd, 1:30pm-5pm

Thomson Hall 317

Event Schedule:

1:35pm Christopher Atwood Professor, Mongol and Chinese History

University of Pennsylvania

“Empire of the Mongols: Plantation, Taxation, and Agricultural Innovation in Mongol Yuan Chiana”

2:45pm Stephen West Foundation Professor of Chinese

Arizona State University

“Chinese Perceptions of Giovanni D’Marignolli’s Visit as PapalEnvoy to the Court of Toghon Temür”

4pm Johan Elverskog  Altshuler University Distinguished Teaching Professor and Professor of Religious Studies

Southern Methodist University

“The Tumu Incident in Mongol Historiography”

Light refreshments provided

Reception to follow at 5pm