WORKSHOP “SERINDICA: NEW MATERIALS, NEW APPROACHES"
DECEMBER 12, FRIDAY
Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS (Lotus Sutra Hall, Novo-Mikhailovsky Palace – 18, Dvortsovaya naberezhnaya, St. Petersburg)
11:00–12:30 – 1st Session
Nicholas Sims-Williams (School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London). ‘Stater’ and ‘drachm’ in Sogdian and Bactrian weight inscriptions
Desmond Durkin-Meisterernst (Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities, Turfanforschung). New Iranian material from Khotan
Takata Токio (Kyoto University). On the Uighur wooden movable types newly discovered in Japan
12:30–14:00 – Break
14:00–16:00 – 2nd Session
Pavel Lurje (State Hermitage Museum). Sogdian culture from viewpoint of linguists and archaeologists
Alexander Zorin (Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS). The refound Tibetan Manuscripts from two Junghar monasteries near the Irtysh River
Safarali Shomakmadov (Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS). The unpublished fragment of Kashgar Sanskrit manuscripts from N.F. Petrovsky's Collection
Olga Lundysheva (Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS). Manuscripts from Central Asia: problems of systematization and communication
Irina Popova (Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS). The projects of the Institute of Oriental Manuscripts, RAS, focused on the collections from Central Asia.