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1180 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States

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September 2022

Mongolian Climate and History: An Experiment in Collaboration

September 29 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
411 Fayerweather Hall, 1180 Amsterdam Ave
New York, NY 10027 United States
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Register here. Historians and paleoclimatologists approach the past from vastly different traditions and experiences but share a passion for past environments and peoples. In this presentation, three scholars will discuss how a cold call in 2011 initiated a dialogue between a historian (Nicola Di Cosmo) and a group of paleoclimatologists (Amy Hessl, Caroline Leland, Neil Pederson, Oyunsanaa Byambasuren, Baatarbileg Nachin, and Kevin Anchukaitis) that would change our understanding of steppe empires and the role of climate in their evolution. The…

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