Oliver is joined by Susan Whitfield, Professor in Silk Road Studies at the Sainsbury Institute, to gain a new perspective on the mass of historic maritime and land-based routes known as the Silk Roads. Susan gives us a taste of the material and cultural impact of the enormous trade network stretching to the ends of Europe, Africa and Asia from the 2nd Century BCE, as well as highlighting the role of Japan and China in establishing the network as World Heritage.
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Dunhuang Forgeries and Recent Silk Roads Research Symposium
Watch the Kyoto National Museum’s International Symposium “Dunhuang Forgeries and Recent Silk Roads Research” on YouTube in English, Japanese and Chinese.
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