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British Museum Special: The Silk Roads
The Silk Roads: Changing Perspectives
Professor Michael Scott talks about the changing perceptions of goods and peoples on the early Silk Road.
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The Silk Roads: Trade and Movement
British Museum Curator St John Simpson talks about the Sasanian empire, the Silk Road and new archaeological evidence for trade and movement across the frontiers of Late Antiquity.
The Silk Roads: Ideas and Religion
Frances Wood, SOAS Research Associate gives a talk on the importance of the Silk Roads in the movement of ideas and religions across Central Asia, from Buddhism to Nestorian Christianity.
The Silk Roads: Buddhist Art
British Museum Curator Yu-Ping Luk talks about Buddhist art along the Silk Roads with a focus on the British Museum's Dunhuang and Xinjiang collections.