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'Dialogue of Civilizations -Part 4' being organised from Oct 8-15 in capital

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture and National Geographic is jointly organising a conference called ‘4th Dialogue of Civilizations’ in the national capital from
October 8 to 15.
The theme of the Conference which will be inaugurated by Culture Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma on Sunday is “Technology and Civilization”.
Secretary in the Ministry of Culture Rashmi Verma will preside over the function.
The inaugural function of the Dialogue will be followed by academic sessions at Ahmedabad and Dholavira and the final dialogue will take place at the important Harappan centre of Dholavira in the Rann of Kachchh.
The inaugural function will be followed by a panel discussion moderated by Director General, National
Museum Dr B R Mani .
The participants will be Prof B B Lal (Harappan), Dr Fransisco Estrada-Belli (Maya), Prof Augusta
McMohan (Mesopotamian), Dr Anna Latifa Mourad (Egyptian) and Dr Xinwei Li (China).
International scholars from many countries are participating in the Conference. These include Barbara
Helwing, Li Liu, Renee Friedman, Aslıhan Yener, Anabel Ford, Augusta McMahon, Xinwei Li, Monica Smith, Chase Harrison, Yukinori Kawae, Thomas E. Levy and Francisco Estrada-Belli.
In 2013, the National Geographic Society initiated a five-year annual conference called “The Dialogue of Civilizations,” the mission of which is to encourage scholarly and public discourse about the five ancient, literate civilizations of the world (i e, Egypt, Mesopotamia, South Asia, China, and Mesoamerica) and how the study of the past can inform our present and future.
The first conference of this series was inaugurated in Guatemala in 2013, followed by Turkey in 2014 and in China in 2015. The fourth dialogue in this series was scheduled to be held in October 2016. However, due to unforeseen circumstances, the event was shifted to October 2017.
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