The Israel Institute for Advanced Studies (IIAS) is proud to invite you to the special opening event of the international conference on Animals and Human Society in the Sinitic World. The event will be held at the IIAS, located in the Feldman Building of the Givat Ram Campus of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
15:00-16:50 The Story of the Weeping Camel
A screening of the award-winning movie by the Mongolian filmmakers Byambasuren Davaa and Luigi Falorni, presented by Charlotte Marchina (National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations)
16:50-17:00 Coffee break
17:00-18:30 A Roundtable Discussion on Animals, Animal Gods and Animal Taboos
Participants: Nir Avieli (Ben-Gurion University of the Negev) David Bello (Washington and Lee University), Meir Shahar (Tel Aviv University), and Gideon Shelach-Lavi (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem)