Prof. Dr. Bart Dessein (Ghent University, Belgium): Historical Narrative, Remembrance, and the Ordering of the World: A Historical Approach of China’s Contemporary Presence in Central Asia

Kulturwissenschaftliches Zentrum, KWZ 0.607 Heinrich-Düker-Weg 14, Göttingen, Deutschland

Abstract: China’s imperial history is characterized by the expansion and reduction of zones of Chinese cultural influence. This cultural influence also applies to Central Asia, which was part of China’s zone of cultural influence during the Tang Dynasty (618-907). The literature portrays the Tang Emperor as the “Khan” of these regions. The territorial expansion of […]