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One of the main research areas of PHI is Central Asia, a region which was one of the main cultural hubs of world history. Central Asian Studies includes a wide variety of languages, cultures and religious traditions.

Currently, the following projects and activites at PHI belong to this research area:

  • Silk Road Languages

For more information about these and other projects, go to the PHI project page, seminar page and course page

The Norwegian Institute of Philology will publish more comprehensive information about this research area in due course.


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