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Wednesday, May 15, 1991 - 19:30

Pre-history of the Taklamakan Desert

Dr. John Olsen, Archeologist, University of Arizona; U.S. National Academy of Sciences

Netherlands Embassy Residence

Dr. John Olsen, Director of the Beijing Office of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences and a well-known archeologist from the University of Arizona, has been pursuing the subject of Chinese Archeology for several years. He is currently involved in an excavation in Xinjiang, and will present a lecture with slides, on the pre-history of the Taklamakan Desert.