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
10:30am-12:00

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
1-2:30pm

The full schedule of public lectures can be found here.