Origins of Chinese Civilization

Submitted by ub on Mon, 10/03/2011 - 12:40

At the exclusive invitation of the Renwen Society at China Institute, Dr. Wang Wei, Director of the Institute of Archaeology at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing, will travel to New York next week to give two lectures on the afternoon of Oct. 16: one on the origins of Chinese civilization as viewed from new archaeological findings and the other on the discovery, investigation, and critical issues of the recently excavated Tomb of Cao Cao (曹操). Dr. Wang is internationally recognized as an authority on Chinese archaeology and a prolific author of many scholarly publications and articles。

Date and time: Sunday, Oct. 16, 1-5 pm
Location: China Institute, 125 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065

Admissions: Free for Renwen members and $8 for non-members. As we expect a very large turnout for this event, advance registration and ticket purchase are required. For detailed info about these two lectures in Chinese, Dr. Wang Wei's bio and photo as well as registration and ticket purchase, please visit