What we see now is a ‘convergence between what is happening in the 21st century in geopolitics and diplomacy and international affairs converging with the ways in which the Silk Road narrative is expanding and the money that goes into doing Silk Road research..
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
UCL, RESEARCH ASSISTANT Stella has a background in field archaeology. After completing her MA History of Art and/or Archaeology at SOAS in 2001, she worked on and supervised excavations in London for archaeological companies, including MOLA (Museum of London Archaeology). Her interest in South Asian and Himalayan archaeology has led to her involvement in excavations in Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India. Her doctoral research studies the impact of climate change on the cultural heritage landscape of the Himalayan region of Ladakh, where she has collaborated with various heritage organisations since 2011. At CAAL… Read More