31st Meeting of the PIAC
Under the presidency of Professor Hans-Peter Vietze, the 31st Annual Meeting of the Permanent International Altaistic Conference took place in Weimar (German Democratic Republic) from the 13 th to the 19th June 1988. It stood under the joint sponsorship of the Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and the Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR.
Professor Francis Woodman Cleaves (USA) was awarded the Indiana University Prize for Altaic Studies.
Chimeddorji wrote a report of the meeting: „Di sanshiyi jie guoji a’ertaixue huiyi jianxun”, Neimenggu daxue xuebao, vol. 4, 1988, p. 84.