Four lectures from Dr Paul Wordsworth delve into the origins of the famous Silk Roads and explore the ways in which commerce and travel shaped the cultural connections of a continent.
Presented by WEA Maidenhead Branch and Oxford University Department for Continuing Education (OUDCE).
10.15am: Development of the Silk Roads
11.40am: The Sogdian Trading Network
1.40pm: The Silk Roads after the coming of Islam
3.00pm: The Modern Silk Roads
Dr Paul D. Wordsworth is a Research Fellow at the University of Oxford specialising in the archaeology of the medieval Caucasus and Central Asia.
Please contact Steph Diggon ([email protected] or Tel: 01628 563676) for course materials before and after the event.
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