april 2022 musings

ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS FROM CENTRAL ASIA AND CHINA + SOME THINGS JUST FOR FUN ARCHAEOLOGY NEWS & PUBLICATIONS & A NEW GRANT REEXAMINING INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS IN MEDIEVAL CHINA A post on archaeology highlights in Tajikistan from 2021: CAAL partner, Tatyana Filiminova ‘spoke about the latest findings of scientists from the Asia-Plus Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan’. Каждый год 15 августа отмечается День археолога. О последних находках ученых Института истории, археологии и этнографии Академии наук Таджикистана «Азия-Плюс» рассказали ведущий научный сотрудник отдела археологии, кандидат исторических наук… Read More

Silk Road seminar: summaries and links

Tim Winter

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..

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