Monthly Archives: September 2015

59th Annual Meeting, 2016

Dunajská Streda, September 07, 2015. At the beginning of the Plenary Session it was announced that the 59th Annual Meeting of the PIAC will take place in Turkey.

Prof. Dr. Gürkan Dogan, Rektör Yardimcisi of Ardahan Universitesi, invited the PIAC members to Ardahan.

The date and meeting details will be announced in due course and via the usual channels.

PIAC Medal 2014

The 2014 Indiana University Prize for Altaic Studies, also known as the PIAC Medal, was awarded to Mongolian scholar D. Tserensodnom.

Prof. Tserensodnom received the medal during a ceremony held in at the premises of the Academy of Sciences of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar, in January 2015. The academic world of Mongolia takes particular pride in this award as it is only the second time in 50 years that this prize was awarded to a Mongolian. The first Mongolian scholar to receive the medal was B. Rinchen.

There was extensive media coverage on television, nation-wide newspapers and academic journals of this event.