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Turfan Forum on old languages of the Silk Road

By Vic Swift 5 November 2010
Desert landscape with caves carved into a mountainside, Toyuk.

Ursula Sims-Williams presented the paper Revisiting the International Dunhuang Database Project at the Turfan Forum on old languages of the Silk Road, 24–26 October. During her stay she visited the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region Museum, the Xinjiang Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology and several sites including Bezeklik, Khocho and Toyuk (pictured above). A longer report will appear in the next issue of IDP News.


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