The Great Silk Road as a Unique Communication Project in Human Civilization History: lessons, problems, and prospects

Author: Alexander D. Nazarov, Inna S. Korableva

Communicology. 2018. Vol.6. No.1
Alexander Danilovich Nazarov, Dr. Sc. (Hist.), Professor at the department of public relations and media policy of Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, member of the Commission on Information Support of the State National Policy of the Presidential Council on Interethnic Relations;
Inna Sergeevna Korableva, head for Chinese and Asian affairs, international relations department of TASS Russian News Agency, graduate student of the department of public relations and media policy, Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration. Address: 119571, Moscow, Vernadsky av., 84. E-mail:

Abstract. The Great Silk Road has appeared as a unique communication project in the history of human civilization. Its current state, the history of its emergence and its two thousand-year existence, which allowed the achievements of Chinese science and technology to Europe, as well as the philosophical and religious views of the Heavenly Empire, attracts the attention of scientists all over the world. This paper gives a brief, meaningful review of the current state of the study of the modernized version of the Great Silk Road as applied to the era of globalization. The authors indicate the unused reserves and opportunities of the scientific, technical, business, trade, intellectual potential of China and neighboring countries in line with this trunk.

Keywords: The Great Silk Road, scientific and technical relations, trade relations, humanitarian cooperation, ethno cultural and multi-religious communication, media exchange

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For citation: Nazarov A.D., Korableva I.S. The Great Silk Road as a Unique Communication Project in Human Civilization History: lessons, problems, and prospects. Communicology (Russia). 2018. Vol. 6. No. 1 P. 119-128. DOI 119-128.

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