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Dialogue of Civilizations IV Organized by Archaeological Survey of India

 Archaeological Survey of India, Ministry of Culture and National Geographic jointly organise the 4th Dialogue of Civilizations from 8th to 15th October 2017.


  • The theme of the Conference is "Technology and Civilization". 
  • Scholars like Barbara Helwing, Li Liu, Renee Friedman, Asl?han Yener, Anabel Ford, Augusta McMahon, Xinwei Li, Monica Smith, Chase Harrison, Yukinori Kawae, Thomas E. Levy and Francisco Estrada-Belli are participating in the event.

Background of Dialogue of Civilizations 

  • National Geographic Society initiated a five-year annual conference called The Dialogue of Civilizations in 2013.
  • Its mission is to encourage scholarly and public discourse about the five ancient, literate civilizations of the world 
  • The five civilisations are i.e., Egypt, Mesopotamia, South Asia, China, and Mesoamerica.
  • The first conference of this series was inaugurated in Guatemala in 2013
  • The second conference was held in Turkey in 2014 and third 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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