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The Mongol Empire and Its Legacy
The Mongol Empire and Its Legacy
WhenFriday, Feb. 3, 2017, 2 – 5 p.m.
Campus locationThomson Hall (THO)
Campus room317
Event typesLectures/Seminars
Event sponsorsThis 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.
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Friday February 3rd, 1:30pm-5pm
Thomson Hall 317

1:35pm Christopher Atwood Professor, Mongol and Chinese History
University of Pennsylvania
“Empire of Cotton and the 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 Papal Envoy 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

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