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The Belitung Shipwreck in its Historical Context (Complete)

NEW YORK, April 22, 2017 — In the first academic gathering in the United States to present a comprehensive review of the Belitung shipwreck, John Guy, Derek Heng, and Bryan Averbuch discuss various aspects of maritime trade routes during the Tang Dynasty period. The conversation was part of a symposium co-organized by Asia Society and the Tang Center for Early China at Columbia University and was moderated by Dora C.Y. Ching with welcome remarks by H.M. Agnes Hsu-Tang. (2 hr., 20 min.)

See the exhibition: Secrets of the Sea: A Tang Shipwreck and Early Trade in Asia.