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Inner Asian & Uralic National Resource Center (IAUNRC) Sinor Research Institute for Inner Asian Studies (SRIFIAS) Center for Languages of the Central Asian Region (CeLCAR) Summer Language Workshop (SWSEEL)

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Nicholas Walmsley


Advisor: Ron Sela

Education History

2010 - MA, Central Eurasian Studies, Indiana University
2008 - MRes, International Relations, University of St. Andrews, UK
2006 - MA, History, School of Oriental and African Studies, UK
1999 - BA, History, School of Oriental and African Studies, UK

2012 Summer Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, Office of the Vice-President for International Affairs
2012 IHR-Mellon Pre-Dissertation Fellowship, Institute of History, University of London
2007-2008 Economic and Science Research Council Fellowship (UK)

Associate Instructor, CEUS

English (Native)
Persian (Advanced)
Uyghur (Introductory)
Chaghatay, Russian
French (Reading)

Research Interests: I am a literary historian with a particular interest in the Central Asian statesman and author 'Ali Shir Nava'i (1441-1501). My research focuses on his role as a bridge between Persian and Turkic literary traditions.