Thursday, November 17, 2016

Silk Road Evening @ the Royal Geographical Society

A Silk Road Evening is being organised by the Royal Geographical Society (1 Kensington Gore, Kensington, London, SW7 2AR) on November 24th 2016, 6.30 pm. The speaker for the event is Fr William Taylor, who is also the Chairman of the Anglican and Eastern Churches Association.

Dr Revd William Taylor, in association with Pro Art, presents Monks & Monasteries of the Silk Road. This is an account of his journey overland from Istanbul to Xian China, staying in Monasteries along the route. The presentation also explores the significant contribution of Monastic communities to the development of trade and culture along the Silk Roads, and pre-figures his publication of Monks & Monasteries of the Silk Road

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