Sunday, November 7, 2010

IDP Receives Casa Asia Award

Susan Whitfield received the Casa Asia 2010 Award on behalf of IDP in Madrid on 2nd November. The award was given to IDP for 'for its enormous task in the recovery, preservation and exhibition of information and images of the manuscripts, paintings and textiles found in the Chinese city of Dunhuang and of the Silk Route'. The 2010 award was shared with Philippine Senator Angara.
Susan Whitfield travelled on to Barcelona to give a public lecture at Casa Asia on the Silk Road and the Dunhuang Library Cave. She also discussed with Casa Asia the possiblity of collaboration on joint projects and a Spanish IDP website.

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