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- Predatory or prey – the rise of nomadic empires
Category Archives: Travel
Just returned from an amazing trip to Kyrgyzstan. I participated on a summer school for students from the University of Tromsø (UiT) and the American University of Central Asia (AUCA).
The city of Lhasa lies at around 3650 meters. Lhasa consists of two quite distinctive parts: one part is primarily Tibetan and centers around the Jokhang Temple, which is the most holy site in all of Tibet.
So I just bought a scanner to scan the many pictures I have from my stay in Tibet in 2000 and 2001. While I spent most of my time in the capital, Lhasa, I have yet to get to those … Continue reading
We also had an interesting meeting with Carol Kerven and Roy Behnke from the Odessa Centre, a research institute focusing on pastoralism, rangeland ecology and livestock development in semi-arid areas. After the meeting they were kind enough to invite us … Continue reading
We also went for a short visit to Oxford University, but then only as tourists.
On the last day we attended the LERN debate at UCL. The topic of the debate was Ernst Mayr’s distinction between proximate and ultimate explanations of behaviour and the notion discussed was: