The Mongol Empire and its World
Sponsored by The Institute for Research in the Humanities Additional financial support from the University of Wisconsin Anonymous Fund
The Lowell Center, 610 Langdon Street All sessions will be held in Room B1A
FRIDAY, APRIL 9, 9:00 a.m. David Morgan, University of Wisconsin-Madison Welcome
9:15-10:00 a.m. David Morgan, University of Wisconsin-Madison "Persian and Non-Persian Historical Writing in the Mongol Empire"
10:00-11:00 a.m. Peter Jackson, University of Keele "It is as if their aim were the extermination of the species: The Mongol devastation in Western Asia in the first half of the 13th century"
11:00-11:15 a.m. Refreshment Break
11:15-12:15 a.m. Timothy May, North Georgia College & State U. "The Battle of Chakimaut and the Transformation of Steppe Warfare"
12:15-2:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:00 p.m. Uli Schamiloglu, University of Wisconsin-Madison "The Golden Horde in World History: From the 13th Century to the 21st Century"
3:00 -3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:15-4:15 p.m. Anne Broadbridge, U. of Massachusetts "Imperial Women and Political Alliances in the Early Mongol Empire"
WELCOME RECEPTION, UPPER LOUNGE, 6:30 p.m.
SATURDAY, April 10, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Morris Rossabi, CUNY & Columbia University "Mongolian Influence on the Ming Dynasty"
10:30-11:00 a.m. Refreshment Break
11:00-12:00 p.m. Reuven Amitai, Hebrew University of Jerusalem "The Impact of the Mongols on the History of Syria: short-term effects and the longue duree"
12:00-2:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
2:00-3:00 p.m. Angus Stewart, University of St. Andrews "Armenians, Mongols and Crusaders"
3:00-3:15 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:15-4:15 p.m. Andre Wink, University of Wisconsin-Madison "Mongols of the Indo-Afghan Frontier"
4:15-5:00 p.m. Open discussion
Saturday, April 10 Dinner: Lowell Center, Lower Lounge Cash Bar: 6:30 p.m. Dinner: 7:00 p.m.
Buffet Dinner Selections: Sliced Baked Tenderloin with Port Wine Sauce, Grilled Chicken Breast, Herbed Baked Cod; Sour Cream Potatoes, Wild Rice, Glazed Carrots and whole Green Beans, Salad bar, fresh fruit salad, Relish Tray, fresh Dinner Rolls, Beverages
For Dinner Reservations: Call Loretta Freiling at 262-3855 or e-mail: email@example.com. Cost $30.00. Make check payable to Loretta Freiling; send to Institute for Research in the Humanities, University Club Building, 432 E. Campus Mall, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI 53706