Mellon Sawyer lectures

December 16, 2016 - 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

2520-D UCC

This Mellon Sawyer seminar is an interdisciplinary collaboration dedicated to mapping cultural exchanges across Eurasia from roughly 400-1450 CE, by focusing on the development, distribution and sharing of manuscript technologies.

Friday 16 DECEMBER 2016 – 10:30am-2:30pm / 2520-D UCC

TH Barrett
“The End of the Manuscript? Buddhism and Early Printing in Asia”

Professor Emeritus, Department of Religions and Philosophies, School of Oriental and African Studies, London

Abdurishid Yakup
“Aspects of Old Uyghur Printed Texts: Corpus, Technique, Dating, Production, Use and Sponsoring”

Professor, Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences; Distinguished Professor and Dean, School of Minority Languages and Literatures, Central University of Nationalities, Beijing

The full schedule of public lectures can be found here.