PUBL.- Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology, Vol. 2 (2007)
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We are delighted to let you know that the second volume of the Journal
of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology is scheduled for November 2007. The
Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology is a new annual journal
launched by the Circle of Inner Asian Art (CIAA) in November 2006,
replacing their Newsletter (Issues. 1-20, 1995-2005). The Journal
covers the vast regions flanking the ancient Silk Roads from the
Iranian world to western China, and from the Russian steppes to
Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology Vol. 2 (2007)
Edited by Dr. Lilla Russell-Smith (Berlin) and Dr. Judith A. Lerner (New York)
approx. 170 pp., 120 b/w ills., 2 colour ills., 210 x 297 mm, ISBN
Articles on "Western Central Asia":
* Etsuko KAGEYAMA: "The Winged Crown and the Triple-crescent Crown in
the Sogdian Funerary Monuments from China: Their Relation To the
Hephthalite Occupation of Central Asia"
* Fiona KIDD: "A Bone Pin From Kazakl'i-Yatkan/Akcha-Khan-Kala, Chorasmia"
* Susanne NOVOTNY: "The Buddhist Monastery of Fondukistan,
Afghanistan - A Reconstruction"
* Prods Oktor SKJAERVØ: "A Postscript on 'The Seal of a Eunuch in the
Articles in Honour of Professor Roderick Whitfield:
* Wen C. FONG: "About Professor Whitfield"
* Timothy BARRETT: "Dunhuang and the Origins of Zen Printing"
* Philip DENWOOD: "The Tibetans in the Western Himalayas and
Karakoram, Seventh-Eleventh Centuries: Rock Art and Inscriptions"
* Amy HELLER: "Lions and Elephants in Tibet, Eighth to Ninth Centuries"
* Puay-Peng HO: "Housing Maitreya: Depictions of the Tuita Heaven at Dunhuang"
* Angela F. HOWARD: "Miracles and Visions among the Monastic
Communities of Kucha, Xinjiang"
* Regina KRAHL: "Reflections of Roman Glass in Chinese Ceramics"
* LIU Heping: "Juecheng: An Indian Buddhist Monk Painter in the
Early Eleventh-Century Chinese Court"
* James LIN: "Khotan Jades in the Fitzwilliam Museum Collection"
* MENG Sihui: "Two Art Schools in Yuan Temple Wall paintings in
* NING Qiang: "Visualization Practice and the Function of the Western
Paradise Images in Turfan and Dunhuang in the Sixth to Seventh Centuries"
* Helen WANG and WANG Tao: "The Seals of Aurel Stein"
* Dorothy WONG: "The Case of Amoghapasa"
* YEN Chih-hung: "Imagined Pure-Lands of Bhaisajyaguru by Chinese and Tanguts"
* Peter ZIEME: "Caitiya Veneration an Uigur Manuscriipt with
Portraits of Donors"
* Book reviews
The Journal covers the vast regions flanking the ancient Silk Roads
from the Iranian world to western China, and from the Russian steppes
to north-western India, which today include Iran, Afghanistan, India,
Turkmenistan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,
Mongolia, Pakistan, and areas within the People's Republic of China,
namely, Gansu province, Inner Mongolia, and the Xinjiang-Uyghur and
Tibet Autonomous Regions. The Circle of Inner Asian Art, established
in 1995 at the School of Oriental and African Studies of the
University of London, has organised lecture series and international
conferences. The Circle has been especially interested in
disseminating research on the cultural interchange between regions.
The journal's main focus is on the pre-Islamic and early Islamic art
and archaeology of Inner Asia. Related articles by leading scholars on
language, religion and history are also published. Vol. 1 (2006) was
dedicated to Professor ADH Bivar on the occasion of his 80th birthday,
and focused mainly on western Central Asia. Vol. 2 celebrates the 70th
birthday of Professor Roderick Whitfield and looks mostly to the east,
but articles on western Central Asian topics are also included, as the
editors aim to publish research on different regions within every volume.
Honorary President: Prof ADH Bivar
President: Prof Roderick Whitfield
Vice President: Dr. Wang Tao
Joint Editors: Dr. Lilla Russell-Smith and Dr. Judith A. Lerner
Editorial Advisory Board: Michael Alram, Joe Cribb, Philip Denwood,
Prof. Sarah E. Fraser, Dr. Madhuvanti Ghose, Prof. Annette Juliano,
Lukas Nickel, Dr. Eleanor G. Sims, Prof. Nicholas Sims-Williams, Dr. Helen Wang
Annual subscription rates:
Annual subscription print version: EUR 50 + shipping (EUR 8 for EU
countries; EUR 12 for other countries)
Annual subscription print and online version: EUR 60 + shipping (EUR 8
for EU countries; EUR 12 for other countries)
For more information about the CIAA please see our website:
Begijnhof 67, B-2300 Turnhout
Tel: +32 (14) 448 035 Fax: +32 (14) 428 919
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