TAASA IN NSW – TAASA Review June 2015


This article was originally found in the June 2015 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 24, Issue 2, Page 33).

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TAASA Archaeology in Asia Lecture Series Casting for the King – The Royal Palace Bronze Workshop of Angkor Monday 1 June 2015, 6 – 8pm Sydney Mechanics School of Arts 280 Pitt St Sydney (between Bathurst & Park Sts) Martin Polkinghorne, Research Fellow in the Department of Archaeology, Flinders University of South Australia will share his experiences working with a multidisciplinary team to unearth, for the first time in Southeast Asia, a historic bronze workshop near the Royal Palace in Angkor. Monday 6 July 2015, 6 – 8pm Sydney Mechanics School of Arts Urbanising the Inner Asian Steppe: Tang architectural influence on the Eastern Uighur Khaganate In this final presentation in our lecture series, Dr Lyndon Arden-Wong, a specialist in Eastern Uighur history and archaeology at Macquarie University, will provide new archaeological evidence to support his contention that close political ties between the Eastern Uighur Khaganate and Tang China resulted in a predominately Tang influence on Uighur architecture of this period.

Cost: $20 members, $25 non-members.

Refreshments provided...