The second and third seasons of lecture series on "Wind from the Silk Roads:The Silk Roads in Central Asian Experts Eyes” successfully held

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Summaryuuuuuu: Thesecondandthirdseasonsoflectureserieson"Windfrom theSilkRoads:TheSilkRoadsinCentralAsianExpertsEyes" jointlyorganizedbyIICC-X,SchoolofCulturalHeritageofNorth- westUniversity,SchoolofHistoryandCultureofShaanxiNormal UniversityandDunhuangInstitu

The second and third seasons of lecture series on "Wind from the Silk Roads:The Silk Roads in Central Asian Experts Eyes" jointly organized by IICC-X, School of Cultural Heritage of North- west University, School of History and Culture of Shaanxi Normal University and Dunhuang Institute of Lanzhou University were held in Xi'an.

On May 11, during the second lecture season, the Director of the International Institute for Central Asian studies (IICAS), archae- ologist from Kazakhstan, Mr. Dmitry Voyakin was invited to Xi'an. He delivered a brilliant presentation on topics such as "Archaeol- ogy, application and protection of the ancient city of Taraz, Kazakhstan" and "View the Silk Road from the perspective of Kazakhstan archaeologist" at Northwest University, Shaanxi Normal University and Northwest Polytechnic University. More than 100 students and local researchers attended the lectures.

Mr. Dmitry Voyakin has been conducting professional research in the field of archaeology and heritage protection for long time. In his lectures, he detailed the characteristics of the archaeological study of the ancient city of Taraz and by using a lot of pictures, animations and maps, he restored the development process of Taraz ancient town along the Silk Road in the medieval ages. He discussed the latest research outcomes and archaeological find- ings of the Kazakhstan archaeological community and shared his cooperation experience in large-scale cultural heritage projects. On June 20-22, during the third season, Mr. Pavel Lurje, Head of the Orienlation Sector of State Hermitage, Mr. Sharof Qurbonov, a researcher of the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tajikistan were invited to hold lectures in Xi'an. They gave won- derful presentation on topics such as "The history of religions Manichaeism under the integration of diverse cultures", "Archae- ology of ancient Khorezm", "Archaeological discoveries of San- jarshah site in Tajikistan and its connection to the ancient city of Penjikent".

The first lecture was based on the life of the prophet and the founder of Manichaeism - Mani: Mr. Pavel Lurje presented the history of Manichaeism, its development, evolution, the spread- ing out to the east and its decline. He also showed the assimila- tion and integration of the artistic styles along the Silk Road through the material remains related to Manichaeism. The second lecture was based on the historical development of the Khorezm region in Central Asia. The rich cultural and religious heritage of Khorezm was discussed by using the materials found in archaeology. The third lecture focused on the preliminary results of the archaeological excavation of Sanjarshah site from 2014 to 2017, the remains of excavated pottery, coins, building remains, etc., were exhibited, and the relationship between the ancient name of the Sanjarshah site and the site of Penjikent was also discussed.






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