october musings

a brief list of a couple of events in november, websites, readings to inspire and inform Happy Autumn (or Spring as the case may be)!! This month’s listicle is a bit shorter than usual which can be a good thing given how busy everyone is. Despite the pandemic it seems the world is on the move! As always, please get in touch with any suggestions or comments. Big thanks to LIU Yunxiao for the photo of sunrise at Mo’er Temple, Kashgar, Xinjiang, July 2019. events in november Max Planck Institute for the… Read More

Covid-19 and Creativity

a list of websites, articles, projects displaying adaptation and resilience in response to the pandemic Herewith a bevy of links for your work and spare time. Many of these websites are rabbit holes of wonderfulness and you can easily click on just one link and find yourself, hours later, somewhere entirely new. This spring and summer have been well, not unlike a rabbit hole of pandemic related adaptations and resilience and news too often horrid. Among all this however, have been some pretty tremendous conversations; some not new but being broadcast in… Read More

august listicle

LINK LISTICLE ON CENTRAL ASIA/SILK ROADS, BUDDHISM, CHINA, AND CLIMATE/ENVIRONMENt for your transition from summer to autumn Despite August being a month of holiday for many UK and European residents and many people elsewhere in the world either in various phases of lockdown or out on archaeological fieldwork (lucky dogs!), it has been busy online with webinars and tweets and oh, so many new publications. So, I’m publishing another listicle for your reading pleasure. This time I’ve limited the topics to Central Asia/Silk Roads, Buddhism, China, and climate/environment. First I wish to… Read More