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The Australian Centre on China in the World and the Mongolia Institute invite you to celebrate the launch of:

Joro's Youth — The First Part of the Mongolian Epic of Geser Khan
by Professor Igor de Rachewiltz and Professor Li Narangoa

This translation of the first, and one of the longest, chapters of the epic covers Geser Khan's miraculous birth, his turbulent youth, and his marriage to the beautiful Rogmo Goa. It celebrates and commemorates the 300th anniversary of the printing of the epic in Peking in early 1716.

FRIDAY 23 JUNE 2017
5:45pm–7:00pm

The Atrium
Hedley Bull Building
130 Garran Road
The Australian National University

RSVP by Tuesday 20 June 2016

To be launched by Professor Daniel Kane

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Professor Kane is one of the world's foremost authorities on the extinct Jurchen and Khitan languages and their scripts. He has held academic positions at both the University of Melbourne and Macquarie University. Professor Kane has also had a career in diplomacy. He joined the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs in 1976 and was posted to Beijing. He was also Cultural Counsellor at the Australian Embassy in Beijing during the 1990s.

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