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Workshop "News in Central Asian Archaeology and Art, ISAW, February 8

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  • Judith Lerner
    On behalf of Sören Stark and with apologies for cross-posting, this upcoming workshop may be of interest to list members: News in Central Asian Archaeology
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      On behalf of Sören Stark and with apologies for cross-posting, this upcoming workshop may be of interest to list members:

      News in Central Asian Archaeology and Art
      The Institute for the Study of the Ancient World
      New York University
      15 East 84th Street
      New York, NY 10028
      isaw@...
      isaw.nyu.edu

      Seating is limited, please email <isaw@... >to register

      Saturday, February 8 2014
      8:45 a.m. -6:00 p.m.
      Lecture Hall

      9:00 Welcome: Sören Stark (ISAW)
      9:10 Liangren Zhang (University Xi’an/ISAW): A New Chronological Scheme for Bronze Age Western Siberia
      9:50 Karen Rubinson (ISAW): The Power of an Idea: Iconography as a Sign of Resistance (Central Asia and Yunnan in the late Iron Age)

      10:30 Coffee Break

      Chair: Karen Rubinson
      10:50 Ursula Brösseder (University Bonn/IAS Princeton): Dynamics of interaction and exchange in the Late Iron Age of Eurasia
      11:30 Fiona Kidd (Metropolitan Museum): Wall paintings from Akchakan-kala and Toprak-kala: continuities and discontinuities

      12:10 Lunch

      Chair: Fiona Kidd
      13:20 Matteo Compareti (ISAW): The Symbolic Representation of Iranian Xwarenah (royal glory) in Central Asia: from the Kushans to Khotan
      14:00 Annette Juliano (Rutgers): Aspects of sixth-century stone funerary
 furniture between China and Central Asia: Old issues – new perspectives
      14:40 Judith Lerner (ISAW): Portraiture in Miniature: Glyptic art in pre-Islamic Afghanistan and the continuity of a visual tradition 

      15:30 Tea Break

      Chair: Aleksandr Naymark
      16:00 Sören Stark (ISAW): Bukhara in the early Islamic period: New insights from recent investigation along the oasis wall of Bukhara
      16:40 Yury Karev (ENS/CNRS Paris): Qarakhanids in Central Mawara'annahr. Discoveries in Samarkand in historical perspective
      17:20 Final Discussion. Discussant: Aleksandr Naymark

      The workshop will end at ca. 6 pm.

      Please note that audio recording and photography of any kind is not permitted at ISAW activities without prior consent. Requests can be emailed a week or more in advance to isaw@....

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      Judith A. Lerner, PhD
      Research Associate; Co-editor, Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology 
      Institute for the Study of the Ancient World (ISAW)
      New York University
      15 East 84th Street
      New York, NY 10028





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