Professor Morris Rossabi to Offer Reassessment of the Mongol Empire

March 9, 2015

The Center for Asian Studies is pleased to help bring Professor Morris Rossabi of the City University of New York on Wednesday, March 11, to offer new insights into the history of the Mongol empire in "Genghis Khan and the Mongols: Barbarians or Harbingers of Global History." Most people perceived... Read more »

New Persian Course Book Released!

Aug. 11, 2014

The second volume of Persian: Here and Now (Mage: summer 2014) authored by our Persian instructor and coordinator of Persian (Farsi) program recently released and will be used this year as a course book for Farsi Intermediate. Extract from preface of the book: "In this volume, as in the first... Read more »

CU-Boulder Anthropology PhD Candidate Magdelena Stawkowski to Discuss Cultural Changes in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan

March 27, 2014

Magdelena Stawkowski, a PhD Candidate in Anthropology at CU-Boulder, will kick off the 2014 CAS Annual Symposium: Catastrophic Asia with her presentation entitled "Radiation 'Adaptation': Emergent Subjectivities and Health Strategies Among Indigenous Kazakhs at Semipalatinsk." In this paper, she draws on sixteen months of field work to describe the legacies... Read more »

CAS Luncheon Series: Jerry Peterson Presents "Kazakhstan Joins the World"

March 10, 2014

Professor Jerry Peterson of the Departments of Physics and International Affairs will give a Luncheon Series talk on Kazakhstan Joins the World on Thursday, March 13, at 12:00 p.m. When The Republic of Kazakhstan became independent of the Soviet Union at the end of 1991, this vast land had very... Read more »

The US and Prospects for Democracy in Iran

Oct. 28, 2013

Dr. Abbas Milani, director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University, will be coming to Boulder at the end of this week to give a talk on the US and the possibilities of democracy in Iran. We are at a critical juncture in the troubled history of US-Iran relations and the... Read more »

Speaker Series Event: New Perspectives on Medieval Chinese Poetry

Feb. 14, 2013

Join us for a conference in celebration of the 30th anniversary CU-Boulder's Department of Asian Languages and Civilizations . New Perspectives on Medieval Chinese Poetry February 21-22, 9:00am - 5:00pm Old Main Chapel, CU-Boulder campus The two-day conference will begin Thursday with welcoming remarks by Steven Leigh, Dean of the... Read more »

CAS Event: Recent Developments in Iranian Women's Writing

Oct. 9, 2012

Please join us Thursday, October 18 at 6 p.m. in Humanities 250 on CU-Boulder campus for an exciting lecture by Dr. Nasrin Rahimieh. Dr. Rahimieh is a Professor of Comparative Literature and the Maseeh Chair and Director of Dr. Samuel M. Jordan Center for Persian Studies and Culture at the... Read more »