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.

Date Topic
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

General Public

Medium of Instruction


Please submit your registration here. Seats are limited on a first-come-first-served basis.

SLAA reserves the right to change or modify the content of this course outline.

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