november 2022 musings

news from tajikistan, a guide to khorezm, database for ukraine ARCHAEOLOGY & CULTURE Avesta.tj published a report on a recent discovery of Bactrian inscriptions on stones in the passes above the Almosi Gorge in Tajikistan. Archaeologists Bobomullo Bobomulloev of the Institute of History, Archaeology and Ethnography of the National Academy of Sciences of Tajikistan, who reported the find to avesta.tj also sent us copy and photos – here the report can be read in Russian or English. dunyo.info reported on new discoveries in Uzbekistan. Gai Jorayev published a guide to Khorezm, written… Read More

CENTRAL ASIAN DECLARATION OF THE PRINCIPLES OF ARCHAEOLOGICAL HERITAGE MANAGEMENT

‘The adopted document has, as its ultimate goal, the higher guarantee of protection of the archaeological heritage…’

may 2022 musings

A LITERATURE FESTIVAL, two new books on herat, a database of sites in xinjiang, dunhuang forgeries conference now online and so much more – enjoy!! SILK ROAD LITERARY FESTIVAL: 17-21 sEPTEMBER 2022, TASHKENT & bUKHARA, uZBEKISTAN ‘The Silk Road Literary Festival raises the profile of literature from and about Central Asia and the Silk Road, and supports the creative and commercial development of the region’s publishing sector. In 2022 the festival will be hosted in Uzbekistan and online, with 50 events including talks, talking walks, children’s activities, and workshops.’ ‘Литературный фестиваль «Шелковый… Read More