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MIASU Seminar: Mark Aldenderfer

When Jan 19, 2016
from 04:30 PM to 06:00 PM
Where Seminar Room, Mond Building, New Museums Site
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Mark Aldenderfer (University of California Merced, Leverhulme Trust award Visiting Professor)

Archaeology and Zhangzhung: New Discoveries from Western Tibet and the High Himalayas

Despite being described as a major polity that once rivaled the early Tibetan empire, surprisingly little is known of the material manifestations of Zhangzhung. In this presentation, I will describe recent archaeological research that provides new insight into Zhangzhung ethnicity, its presumed relationship with Bon, and speculation on the origins of some of its most characteristic representations.

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