Silk Roads Rising -- Globalization and Exchange from the 10th Century to the Present

31 Jan 2019


A spekaer series in conjunction with the University Library System (ULS) exhibit "Travelers Along the Silk Roads: 10th Century to the Present" located on the ground and second floors of Hillman Library. Free & open to the public.

Speakers Series Schedule:

Jan 31st: Traveling for the State: Dunhuang Envoys on the Silk Road (850-1000)
Speaker: Xin Wen
Assistant Professor , East Asian Studies adn History,
Princeton University

Feb 25th: Classic and Contemporary Values along the Silk Road: Today's Turkmenistan
Speaker: Victoria Clement
Eurasia Analyst, Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning,
Marine Corps University

March 28th: From Komosomol to NGO: Experts, Activists, and Changing Paradigms of Development in Central Asia and Beyond
Speaker: Artemy Kalinovsky
Senior Lecturer, East European Studies,
University of Amsterdam

April 18th: The Rediscovery of Sogdian: The Lingua Franca of the Medieval Silk Road
Spekaer: Nicholas Sims-Williams
Emeritus Professor of Iranian and Central Asian Studies,
SOAS University of London

Event Date: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:00pm to Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 4:30pm
Sponsored By: 
Hillman Library, Thornburgh Room,