The Newsletter 71 Summer 2015

Steppe and the Silk Roads, China's Interactions with its Neighbours

Elena Paskaleva

Dame Jessica Rawson, Professor of Chinese Art and Archaeology at University of Oxford delivered a series of lectures in Leiden and Amsterdam, from 4-9 May 2015, entitled ‘Steppe and the Silk Roads, China’s Interactions with its Neighbours’. The series was initiated and organized by the Leiden University research cluster Asian Modernities and Traditions. The last lecture in Amsterdam at the Rijksmuseum was co-organized by the International Institute for Asian Studies and the Friends of Asian Arts Association. The lectures were part of the new initiative on Central Asia at Leiden University, funded by Asian Modernities and Traditions.