New Research on the Sogdians in China

January 20-22, 2014

China National Silk Museum, Hangzhou

 

Monday January 20

(International group and Silk Museum staff)

 

10-12                 Tour of the museum and chance to meet museum staff

 

12-1.30               Lunch

 

1.30-3.00             Visit tothe Textile Conservation Gallery, and to visit some ancient textiles

 

3.00-5.00             Discussion, led by Zhao Feng

 

Tuesday, January 21

(International group, Silk Museum staffand invited Chinese scholars)

 

10-10.15            Welcomeand Introductions         Zhao Feng,Director, China National Silk Museum

 

10.15-10.30         Project Background                JulianRaby, Director, Freer|Sackler Gallery

 

10.30-11.30           Presentations:

                 YANG Junkai, Xi’an Municipal Bureau ofCultural Relics and Archaeology, Xi’an, Shaanxi province

                 LUO Feng, Head, Institute of CulturalRelics and Archaeology, Ningxia-Hui Autonomous Region

                 ZHANG Qingjie, General Secretary, ShanxiProvincial Institute of Archaeology,Taiyuan, Shanxi province

 

11.30-12.30           Discussion

 

12.30-2pm             Lunch

 

2.00-3.15pm          Presentations:

                LIN Meicun, Professor, Department of Archaeology and Museology,Peking University

                ZHANG Zong, Researcher, Institute forWorld Religions, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

                RONG Xinjiang, Professor, Department ofArchaeology and Museology, Peking University

 

3.15-4.00pm         Discussion

 

Wednesday, January 22

(International group and Silk Museumstaff)

 

10-12                 Wrapup conversation