Peter Linenthal
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Desert Encounters: Arts, Cultures & Kingdoms of the Silk Road

The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco is hosting a lecture series through its Society for Asian Art. Fourteen lectures ...
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Tamed by Religion: Centaurs in Gandhara

A fascinating article by Dr. Ulf Jager appears in the March 2018 issue of Silk Road, the journal of the Silkroad ...
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Engaged Reader

I love this photo of my friend Chris Carlsson's granddaughter Halloul reading my board book 'Look at the Animals!' from ...
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Good News for Mes Aynak

Unesco agreed on Oct. 15, 2017 to help preserve the site of Mes Aynak over the next three years. This ...
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Taxila: Jaya’s Hometown

Jaya's hometown is the ancient city of Taxila, now near Islamabad, Pakistan. 'Discovering Ancient Taxila' shows sites today where Indian ...
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Video about ‘Jaya’ by BAYCAT

Thank you BAYCAT for telling Jaya's story! BATCAT is a nonprofit social enterprise that provides access, education and employment for ...
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“An enchanting tale.”

Peter Frankopan, author of the international bestseller 'The Silk Roads: A New History of the World' calls Jaya "An enchanting ...
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The Silk Roads: Zeitgeist of the Early 21st Century

Peter Frankopan moves the center of civilization East into Jaya's homelands in this timely one hour talk, the subject of ...
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Silk Roads a New History of the World book

‘The Silk Roads’: a new world history

Dr. Peter Frankopan's 'The Silk Roads: a New History of the World' was published in 2015 and became a bestseller. Dr. ...
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‘Jaya’ Visits Forest School

Children at the Forest School are outdoors all day, rain or shine. Yesterday I read 'Jaya' there, showed a real ...
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