Seminar 1  Introduction; What do we mean by the term “Silk Roads” and “Chinese Civilization”?

Seminar 2  The early silk roads and Buddhism

Seminar 3  Steppe culture and the transferal of trade and religion from East to West

Seminar 4  The civilization of Islam and the Maritime Silk Roads

Seminar 5  Pax Mongolica; The Mongols and their legacy

Seminar 6  European imperialism and the revival of the Silk Roads in the 21st Century