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The Australian National University
Caroline Stevenson

Professor Igor de Rachewiltz (1929–2016)

Visiting Fellow

PhD, Australian National University, 2012

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Igor de Rachewiltz sadly passed away at the end of July 2016. He was most recently working on an English translation of the famous Tibetan-Mongolian epic of Geser Khan, based on the original Peking blockprint edition of 1716 of the Mongolian text.

Research Interests

  • Political and cultural history of China and Mongolia in the 13th and 14th centuries
  • East-West political and cultural contacts, esp. in the 13th and 14th centu­ries
  • Sino-Mongolian philology and comparative Altaic studies
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