Group Members

● International Academy of Indian Culture
● Director of Musée Des Tissus, France
● National Museum of Denmark
● The Swedish History Museum (Historiska Museet)
● Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG)
● McDonald Institute, University of Cambridge
● Needham Research Institute (NRI)
● International Dunhuang Project (IDP), British Library
● China National Silk Museum
● State Hermitage Museum, Russia
● Institute of Archeology of Academy of Sciences, Republic of Uzbekistan
● Chengdu Museum, China
● Institute of Archaeology of Xinjiang, China
● ICOMOS International Conservation Center, Xi'an, China (IICC-X)
● Fashion • Art Design Institute of Donghua University, China
● Institute for the History of Natural Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences
● Collaborative Innovation Center for the Cooperation and Development of the Belt and Road of the Zhejiang University
● Community of Chinese Museums along the Silk Road, China
● Center for Research on Ancient Chinese History Peking University, China
● Queen Silikit Textile Museum, Thailand
● Bryant University, USA
● Padova University, Italy
● Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA)
● Institute of Ancient History and Archaeology of the Northern Caucasus (Stavropol), Russia
● Nasledie llc. (Stavropol), Russia
● Korea National University of Culture Heritage
● ASEAN Traditional Textile Art Community (ASEANTTAC),Indonesia
● The Danish National Research Foundation’s Center for Textile Research (CTR)
● International Dunhuang Project (IDP), British Library, UK
● Needham Research Institute (NRI), UK
● McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, UK
●Max Planck Institute for the History of Science (MPIWG), Germany

Individual Members

● Helen Wang
● Dominique CARDON


Jingluntang Foundation Travel Grant Application for 3rd IASSRT symposium, Buyeo, Republic of Korea


The Grant aims to provide financial assistance for specially invited keynote representatives, retired or independent, young scholars and students to participate in 3rd IASSRT Symposium “Silk Road Textiles: Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage” to be held from Nov.5 to Nov.10, 2018 in Buyeo, Republic of Korea. Successful applicants have to attend the technical sessions of the symposium and in person to receive the fund which will be distributed on the first day of the symposium.


ANNOUNCEMENT (1st round)

3rd IASSRT symposium, Buyeo, Republic of Korea 
Silk Road Textiles: Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage


I. Description

“Silk Road Textiles: Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage” Symposium and 3rd IASSRT meeting will be held from Nov. 5 to Nov. 9, 2018 in Buyeo, the Republic of Korea. The symposium will make in-depth discussion on the important tangible and intangible textile heritages, which have been culturally transmitted along the Silk Road. Heritage such as Korean and Asian textile traditions, textiles on the Eastern Silk Road, textiles on the Steppe Silk Road, textiles along the Maritime Silk Road, Eastern textiles in European collection, and new researches on the Silk Road textiles shall be addressed.


● Host: International Association for the Study of Silk Road Textiles (IASSRT)

● Co-organizers: Korea National University of Culture Heritage, China National Silk Museum

● Co-Chairmen: Sim Yeon-ok, Feng Zhao


II. Program 

Nov. 5

l  Check in Korea National University of Culture Heritage in Buyeo


l  Meeting of IASSRT members

Nov. 6

“Silk Road Textiles: Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage” Symposium


l  Opening ceremony

l  Panel 1: Korean and Asian Textile Traditions


l  Panel 2: Textiles on the Eastern Silk Road

l  Panel 3: Textiles on the Steppe Silk Road


l  Welcome banquet

Nov. 7


l  Panel 4: Textiles along the Maritime Silk Road

l  Panel 5: Eastern Textiles in European Collection


l  Panel 6: New Research on the Silk Road Textiles

l  Visit Transmission hall of Hansan Mosi in Hansan

 ‘Weaving of Mosi (fine ramie) in the Hansan region’ is inscribed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO


l  ISU History and Culture Committee members meeting (venue: Lotte Resort Buyeo)

Nov. 8


l  Visit an exhibition of ‘Textiles from Buddhist Statues Enshrinement’ at

Sudeok Temple Museum in Yesan

l  Special lecture


l  Visit an exhibition of ‘Korea and China’s Intangible Cultural Heritage: Silk (working title)’ at National Intangible Heritage Center in Jeonju

l  Panel 7: Workshop and Demonstration with Human Treasure, personnel who have been designated as Korean National Intangible Cultural Heritage, regarding Maedeupjang (Decorative Knot Making)’,Jasujang (Embroidery),Geumbakjang (Gold Leaf Imprinting), Myeongju Jjagi (Silk Weaving).


l  Banquet

Nov. 9


l  Visit the silk market in Seoul


l  Panel 8: Textile conservation at National Museum of Korea in Seoul

l  Visit an exhibition of ‘A Story of Beautiful Color Harmony Showing through the Korean Traditional Clothes (working title)’ at Kyung-woon Museum in Seoul


l  Closing ceremony

l  Farewell dinner 

Nov. 10



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III. Guest Speaker:

All the scholars of relative fields are welcomed to submit their paper to the symposium. The reply for attending the symposium (see attached) shall be sent to (or before Aug. 1. 2018


IV. Contacts:

Ko Woori: (Korea)

Irene Lu:


V. Fees:

1. Registration fee: USD 100

2. Fee for study tour: (to be decided)


Suggested accommodation (Walking distance from the University):

l  Buyeo 

Lotte Resort Buyeo

400, Baekjemun-ro, Gyuam-myeon, Buyeo-gun, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea


● Working language: English

● All the information about accommodation, restaurant and transportation will be finalized by the end of June.

● For more information, please link to: 

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Please attach a photocopy of your Passport for invitation letter.

You don’t have to fill in these (*) fields if you do not make any speeches.

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Application for Travel Grant