On October 24, 2020. the Fifth Academic Symposium on Xinjiang's Bashbaliq City and the 40th anniversary ceremony of the archaeological excavation at the Site of Bashbaliq City were held at the Chinese Academy of History. More than 70 experts and scholars from the Institute of Archaeology of CASS (Chinese Academy of Social Sciences), the Institute of History of CASS, Academy of Social Sciences of Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, the Institute of Cultural Relics and Archaeology of Xinjiang, Peking University and Tsinghua University attended.
With the topic of "Bashbaliq City and the Silk Road", the participants discussed the history, governance, exploration, protection and archaeological work of the Site of Bashbaliq City, as well as the discovery and research on the Silk Road.
Source: Xinhua News Agency (abridged)
Photo from: People’s Daily