During the Soviet Period an autonomous Kalmyk Republic was established along the north-western corner of the Caspian Sea. The Kalmyk history in the early 20th century was a traumatic one.
This seminar will focus on the importance of memory in the construction of Buryat cultural identity, conflict with the Russian State and reconciliation to it.
Herding families in the Khangai Mountains of Mongolia live in extreme climatic conditions and are crucially reliant on their herd animals for survival.
ANU Mongolia Institute Event