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2020/10/07 | Voice of America

Facing Criticism Over Covid-19 and Xinjiang, Chinese Leader Talks Up Archaeology

At a recent meeting of the Politburo of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), Xi Jinping brought up how archaeology should serve the interests of the ruling party.

2018/08/25 | Atlas Obscura

Central Asia's Ancient Silk Road Shaped Our Modern Diet, Study Shows

The study is shifting the long-Eurocentric historical record, and has major implications for how archaeologists understand Central Asia.

2017/12/22 | Liang Chenyu

The Spirit of Taking: Chinese Tomb Raiders Learn from Online Archaeologists

Grave robbers in central China are learning their trade from well-meaning amateurs over livestream platforms.