Exhibition Symposium: “Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia”
Where: Asia Society and Museum
725 Park Ave.
212-288-6400 Price: Free
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Keynote Address at Asia Society: Friday, April 21, 6:30-9:00 pm
Asia Society hosts a keynote address by scholar Regina Krahl on the eve of a daylong symposium co-organized with Columbia University. This landmark symposium represents the first academic gathering in the United States to present a comprehensive review of the cargo of the Belitung shipwreck and the maritime trade routes of the ninth century with a view to broadening the understanding of the profound cultural significance of the find.
Followed by a reception and a viewing of the Asia Society exhibition Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia.