Thursday, 10 October 2013

Maritime Silk Road: Cross Culture Exchange and Legacy in Asia

Academic Meeting 26- 28 October 2013 in Hangzhou, China

Center for Chinese Archaeology, Peking University
Zhejiang Institute of Archaeology
China National Silk Museum
China Tea Museum

Committee Member:
Prof Qin Dashu
Prof Shen Yueming
Prof Zhao Feng
Prof Wang Jianrong
Mme Yuan Jian

Dates:    26 – 28 October 2013

25 Oct Registration
26 Oct Symposium
27 Oct Visiting the Provincial Museum, Silk Museum, Tea Museum and Lingyin Temple
28 Oct Symposium
29 Oct Departure

Venue: International Lakeview Hotel, near China National Silk Museum, Hangzhou

There was a "Southeast Asia's Cross-Cultural and Cultural Heritage" Symposium held in Singapore in October, 2011, inviting scholars and expects home and abroad to communicate inter-regional flows of goods and ideas from cross-cultural perspectives widely.
To further explore the cross-cultural exchange in Asia, organized by Center for Chinese Archaeology, Peking University, Zhejiang Institute of Archaeology, China National Silk Museum, and China Tea Museum, a symposium named “Maritime Silk Road: Cross Culture Exchange and Legacy in Asia” will be held in Hangzhou during Oct. 25 –29.

For more information: China national Silk Museum

The agenda  for the symposium is as follows:
Silk and Textile trade
The Ceramic Route;
The Tea trade;
Esoteric Buddhism.

Panels  and  invited speakers  with topics:

Panel 1: Silk and Textile trade
Zhao Feng (China National Silk Museum) Xiyangbu: Investigation and Research of Western Cotton Textiles from the 16-17th Centuries Excavated in China
Aki Yawakama (Kyoto National Museum): Silk among Buddhism Communication in Song and Yuan Dynasties
Claudio Zanier (University of Pisa): Filippo Sassetti and Giuseppe Carletti: Two Italian Tradesmen on the Maritime Silk Road at the End of 16th Century
Sandra Sardjono (Visiting Scholar, Leiden University of Area Studies): Tracing Patterns: Java's International Milleu in the 8th and 9th Centuries.

Panel 2: The Ceramic Route
Qin Dashu (School of Archaeology & Museology, Peking University): Game Theory Analysis: Ceramics Exporting Way in 9-10 Centuries
Yuba Tadanori (Kyoto Tachibana University): Samarkand’s Bride: Chinese Blue-and-White Porcelain in Uzbekistan
Zheng Jianming (Zhejiang Institute of Archaeology): Celadon of Zhejiang Province Overseas
Edwards MCKINNON (Independent scholar): Zheng He and Coastal Sites of Lamreh, Indonesia
Li Baoping (China Studies Centre, The University of Sydney): Containers from Chinese Export Porcelain

Panel 3    The Tea trade
Zheng Renwu (Federation of Korean Tea Masters): Investigation on the History of Korean Tea
Kodomari Shigehiro (Hukuroi Tea Culture Association): Japanese Tea among the Trend
Zheng Peikai (Chinese Cultural Center, City University of Hong Kong): Chinese Ceramics Exporting and Early Globalization
Cheng Qikun (honorary president of China International Tea Culture Research Association): The Maritime Tea Road and its Influence to the World
Wang Jianrong (curator of China Tea Museum): Shanghai’s Ups and Downs in Modern Tea Trade along the Maritime Silk Road

Panel 4    Esoteric Buddhism
Fazal Dad Kakar, Ph.D (Director General of Department of Archaeology and Museums, Ministry of National Heritage, Pakistan): From Gandhara to Ancient China: the Spread of Buddhism
Nidaullah Sehrail (Curator, Peshawar Museum, Pakistan): Foreign Influences in Recent Discoveries
Sanjay Garg (The National Archives of India): Commerce along the Maritime Silk Road
Suzanne Louise Campion Crawford (Lifestyle consultant): Salt in the World
Bindu Urugodawatte: Cultural Impact of Silk Road on the Buddhism and Architecture Art of Sri Lankan

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