The Mongol Empire's Zoominar


The Mongol Empire's Zoominar
Zoominar Organizers: Michal Biran (HUJI); Jonathan Brack (BGU); Wonhee Cho (Korean Academy of Sciences)

Fall 2020:

September 11, 2020: 

Manuscript Studies and the Mongol Empire: A Round Table.

Stefan Kamola (Eastern Connecticut State University), 

Bruno De Nicola (Goldsmiths), 

Yusen Yu (Oxford).


October 23, 2020:

Allies in Chaos: Korea during the Fall of the Mongol Empire and the Rise of a New East Asian Order

David Robinson (Colgate University)


November 20, 2020:

Bureaucracy and Ordo in Yuan China: The Empress Dowager’s Bureau

Ruth Dunnell (Kenyon College)



January 22, 2021, 1430 ISR: 

Roundtable: Environmental Histories of the Mongols:

Philip Slavin (University of Stirling),
"Not by Sword Only: Environmental Disasters in Chaghadaid Central Asia"
Kenneth Linden (Indiana University)
"Ancestors, Enemy of Livestock, and the Object of Mercy: Wolves in the Mongol Empire"
John Lee (Durham University)
"The Environmental Legacies of the Mongol Empire in Korea."
Moderator: Wonhee Cho (Academy of Korean Studies)


March 12, 2021, 1430 ISR

Ilkhanid Peripheries, Provinces and Dependencies 

Zara Pogossian, Sara Nur Yildiz, Edith Chen

April 23 2021, 1430 ISR: 

The Wall: People and Ecology in Medieval Mongolia and China 

Gideon Shelach (HUJI)

May 28, 2021, 16:00 ISR: 

A Roundtable: Textiles and Empire 

Eiren Shea, Juliane von Fircks