Forming Chinese Culture: From the Age of Confucius to the Early Imperial Age DAY 1

This is an Archive of a Past Event

Thursday, April 21      Room 338, East Asia Library

2:30 pm           Opening remarks: Gordon Chang 

2:45 pm           Session 1         Discussant: Liu Li (Stanford)             Translator: Xiao Rao (Stanford)

Changping Zhang (Wuhan University) - The First Emperor’s Unification of China: The Cultural Foundation as Materially Manifested in the Yangzi River Region

Kunzhang Ji (Shanxi Provincial Institute of Archaeology) - The Rise and Fall of Bronze Art During the Eastern Zhou pPeriod: A Case Study of the Development of Jin State Bronzes

Xiuzhen Li (Emperor Qinshihuang’s Mausoleum Site Museum) – Ritual and Functional: Bronze Weapons for the Qin Terra-cotta Army

4:45 pm           End of Public Conference Activities for First Day

(Conference continues on Friday, April 22, from 9:00 am - 5:30 pm)