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June 2023

Lecture with Dr. Ablet Kamalov: Great Game and Migration of the 1950-60s from China to Kazakhstan

June 22 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

This presentation will focus on the migration of Kazakhs, Uyghurs, Russians and some other ethnic groups from Xinjiang province of China to Soviet Kazakhstan in the 1950-60s. Discussion of the migration based on analysis of…

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July 2023

Lecture with Dr. Kenneth Yin: “Dungan Folktales and Legends: The Sino-Muslim Folkloric Narrative Tradition of Central Asia”

July 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

First migrating from northwest China to Russian Central Asia after the suppression of the Dungan Revolt (1862–1877) under the Manchu-led Qing dynasty, the Dungan people boast a rich oral tradition, which served as an important…

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