Ming: courts and contacts 1400–1450
Thursday 9 October, When booking please select a ticket for 9 October and 2pm. This ticket will cover the whole conference.
Friday 10 October,
Saturday 11 October,
BP Lecture Theatre
When booking please select a ticket for 9 October and 2pm. This ticket will cover the whole conference.
Phone +44 (0)20 7323 8181
Ticket Desk in Great Court
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1400–1450 was a period of change and consolidation for Ming dynasty China (1368–1644).
This conference will look at the roles of imperial and princely courts in China at this time and how China interacted with the wider world.
Over 30 international scholars will explore a wide range of topics, including art and material culture, the military and government, maritime trade and diplomacy, and beliefs and cross-cultural exchanges.
The conference is held in conjunction with the BP exhibition Ming: 50 years that changed China. Research and conference supported by BP, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Sir Percival David Foundation and the James P Geiss Foundation.