Princeton University Symposium on Dunhuang Manuscripts and Paintings

Five leading international scholars working on Buddhist art and texts presented recent research in a public forum last September at Princeton University.

The speakers – FAN Jinshi, Director, Dunhuang Research Academy; Jean-Pierre Drege , Professor, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes; Susan Whitfield, Director, International Dunhuang Project, British Library; Jacob P. Dalton, Professor, Yale University; and CHEN Huaiyu, Professor, University of the West – presented papers on recent advances in the conservation and study of wallpaintings, the history of the Chinese book, advances in digital technology; and web resources for the study of Silk Road materials. Continue reading