Technology, Art and Archaeology International Conference

Date of event:   04/09/2019 − 06/09/2019


The first Technology, Art and Archaeology International Conference is organised by the Belt and Road Cultural Heritage Global Alliance, and jointly organised by the Office of International Cooperation, Office of Science and Technology and NPU Institute of Culture and Heritage. The Research Center of Material Science and Archaeology, NPU Institute of Culture and Heritage (MSA) was established in the Northwestern Polytechnical University in 2016. It undertakes interdisciplinary study and preservation of archaeologically recovered objects and culture heritage by combining scientific analysis with art history and archaeological studies.

This year’s theme, Contacts between East and West in Ancient Gold focuses on material culture exchange and technology transfer relating to goldsmith practice in ancient Eurasia.

This conference brings together leading archaeologists and scholars across countries to present and discuss the most recent research findings in the fields of Natural Science, Social Science and Humanities. The conference comprises four panels from a variety of perspectives, topics of interest include but not limited to: new archaeological discoveries; Materials, techniques and provenances of ancient gold artefacts; iconography and style; technology transfer and trading network, and cross-cultural interactions.


Ao Xiang International Conference Center

Northwestern Polytechnical University

Chuangxin Building B, the 5th Floor

Laodong South Road no.127,Beilin District


Information and Contact:

Dr. Yan LIU,

Dr. Fengrui JIANG,

Dr. Jingnan DU,


Please see the brochure here.