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Secrets Under the Desert: Ethnic and Cultural Exchanges between East and West in Ancient Xinjiang from the Perspective of Archaeology

April 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Xinjiang, China is a geographical and cultural crossroad for Eastern and Western Eurasia. This migration dates all the way to ancient times. The region has contained diverse ethnicities and cultures for thousands of years. Furthermore, the culture that is unique to Xinjiang developed due to the diversity that flows through the region. Bin Zhao, Ph.D. will discuss the ethnic migration and cultural changes that occurred in this region, through the examination of early cultural relics and archaeological remains.

This event is co-sponsored by the Cultural Heritage Celebration Committee and the department of History, Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

To request a disability-related accommodation, please contact the Office of Institutional Equity at oie@pnw.edu or (219) 989-2163 five days prior to the event.