2018 Autumn Lecture Series: Historical Cities Along the Ancient Silk Road
Date and Time
Date: 5 October 2018 – 30 November 2018 (every Friday) (No lesson on 12 October and 19 October)
Time: 7:00PM – 8:30PM (7 lectures in total)
This series of talks will investigate the historical background and roles of the cities along the ancient Silk Road. Artefacts from various ancient cultures will be shown during the talks as teaching tools. This lecture series is free of charge. Anyone interested in this topic is welcome to join.
|5 October||1. The Chinese Capital during Han and Tang: Chang An|
|26 October||2. Peshawar and The Gandharan Art|
|2 November||3. Buddhist Art in Dunhuang|
|9 November||4. Petra in Roman Empire|
|16 November||5. The Turkic Culture in Suyab|
|23 November||6. Samarkand Under the Mongolian Control|
|30 November||7. Angkor Thom and the Maritime Silk Road|
Mr. Francis Li
Academic Director of Savantas Liberal Arts Academy
Fellow, Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland
B.A. (Hons.) in Philosophy, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Flats A-B, 11/F, China Overseas Building, 139 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Medium of Instruction
Please submit your registration here. Seats are limited on a first-come-first-served basis.
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