Ceramics in Tibet and Pakistan with Archaeologist Tang Huisheng 汤慧生 [in Mandarin] (Event #9)

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Ceramics in Tibet and Pakistan with Archaeologist Tang Huisheng 汤慧生 [in Mandarin] (Event #9)

The study of pottery is important to archaeology in China, perhaps more so than in any other country. From the first evidence of art found on ceramics from 1600BC to massive porcelain exportation in the 17th century, pottery has documented Chinese history for a long time. Join us for a chat with Professor Tang Huisheng of the Department of Archaeology at Hebei Normal University, to discover his ceramic findings and the stories they reveal, culminated from two years of excavations in Pakistan, Qinghai and Tibet with us.


Tang Huisheng

 汤慧生 Tang Huisheng

Tang Huisheng is a professor of archaeology at Hebei Normal University. He formerly studied prehistoric art in Italy, then after held the title of deputy director and researcher at Qinghai Institute of Archaeology. Between 2001 and 2012, Tang was a professor and associate dean of the Department of Arts and Sciences at Nanjing Normal University. In that time, he also served as visiting professor at the University of North Carolina,  where he taught a course on the archaeology of the Tibetan Plateau. Tang holds a B.A. in archaeology from China’s Northwest University. 


2020 Mar 20


UTC -5
12:00 am - 1:00 am

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  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: 2020 Mar 20
  • Time: 12:00 am - 1:00 am


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