Seminar Series: Dunhuang and Silk Road Seminar Series (Lent 2023)

Date of event:   26/01/2023 − 16/03/2023

Title: Dunhuang and Silk Road Seminar Series, Lent 2023
Duration: 26 January to 16 March 2023
Organized by: Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, Cambridge University, Cambridge; UK


This series of talks holds place each term, its overall theme links with Dunhuang and/or the Silk Road. Talks take place in-person and, where possible, are streamed via Zoom (requires pre-registration). All talks are on Thursdays and begin at 5pm UK Time, lasting an hour with time allocated afterwards for questions, debate, and discussion. Except as noted below, all talks take place in Room 2 of the Sidgwick Site Lecture Block.

You can also see some of our recorded talks on YouTube.


Thursday, 26th January, 2023
Dunhuang, Khotan and Barikot: Reconstructing a Buddhist City
Prof. Susan Whitfield (University of East Anglia)

Thursday, 2nd February, 2023
Ancestral memories of Prommi among the Tibetans of Southwest China
Dr Dejia Wan (Sichuan University)

Thursday, 2nd March, 2023
Research on the Possible Buddhist School Attribution of the Jamal Garhi Monestary in Mardan
Dr Jun Wang (China Jiliang University)

Thursday, 9th March, 2023
Aurel Stein, Desert Ruins, and Climate Change
Prof. Michelle Wang (Georgetown University)

Thursday, 16th March, 2023 in Rooms 8 & 9, Faculty of Asian & Middle Eastern Studies (Please note the change of venue for this week’s seminar)
Dunhuang in the History of Heritage Conservation in Modern China
Prof. Guolong Lai, (University of Florida)

This seminar series is organised by Prof. Imre Galambos with the generous support of the Glorisun Global Network and Dhammachai International Research Institute.

For more information, please visit the website here.


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