A Han Dynasty bronze mirror from the Royal Ontario Museum collections.

About SEAA-web

SEAA 2021 Online Student Conference, June 26–28, 2021

Presentation proposal deadline April 1, 2021

See https://seaa-web.org/conferences for more details!

SEAA-web is an information platform dedicated to communicating the activities of the Society for East Asian Archaeology (SEAA), to spreading news of upcoming events and note-worthies in the field to members and the interested public, and to publishing and sharing information on research based on archaeologically recovered material comprising China, Korea, Japan and adjacent regions in all periods, thus aiming at further fostering a network of expertise in East Asian archaeology. The SEAA-web is a non-profit project. It has been created in accordance with the aims and objectives of the Society for East Asian Archaeology (SEAA), and published as a preliminary web in September 2006. 

SEAA News Blog

Dr. K.C. Chang

Today April 15 is the birthday of Dr. Kwang-chih Chang (1931-2001)

Dr. Kwang-chih Chang (1931-2001) is a pioneer best known for bringing the richness and diversity of Chinese archaeology to the world. Throughout his life, he was influential in the development of archaeological theory, the fostering of international cooperative research in East Asia, and has trained many students who went on to become distinguished archaeologists in their own right. 

JOB POSTING: Stanford Archaeobotany Postdoc

The Stanford Archaeology Center announces a postdoctoral position for an archaeobotanist with experience in analyses of micro- and/or macro-remains (phytolith, starch granules, and seeds) and lab management. The research area is open, but priority will be given to someone working on East Asian materials. The candidate is also expected to teach one course per year in archaeobotany, assist with regular management of the lab, help with teaching archaeobotanical methods in other courses as needed, and engage with faculty and graduate students at the Center. The faculty sponsor of this postdoc will be Prof. Li Liu. 

https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/18449

Get-Together for Archaeologists of East and Southeast Asia at the 2021 SAA Meeting

 

Friday, April 16th at 12-1pm Eastern / 11am-12 Noon Central / 9-10am Pacific

Sponsored by the Society for East Asian Archaeology and the Southeast Asian Archaeology Interest Group

We look forward to seeing you at our Virtual Get-Together! The schedule for our meeting is as follows: 

  1. Greetings from meeting hosts Francis Allard and Alison Carter
  2. Brief presentations from editors from the journals Antiquity, Archaeological Research in Asia, Asian Archaeology and Asian Perspectives as well as the Institute for Southeast Asian Archaeology. 
  3. Brief presentations by two junior researchers on their work, as well as their thoughts and ideas on the present and future of East/Southeast Asian Archaeology, with time for Q&A. 
    1. Dr. Piphal Heng, Postdoctoral researcher in the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Northern Illinois University
    2. Dr. Lauren Glover, Honorary Fellow in the Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

NEW ARTICLES: Cultures of Harassment in Archaeology

Several new articles from American Antiquity and Cambridge University Press have recently been published that are relevant to archaeologists around the world, including for those of us who work in East Asia. All three essays focus on the subject of harassment in archaeology.

Documenting Cultures of Harassment in Archaeology: https://doi.org/10.1017/aaq.2020.118

Disrupting Cultures of Harassment in Archaeology: https://doi.org/10.1017/aaq.2021.19

Using Public Health Interventions to Prevent Harassment in Archaeology: https://www.cambridge.org/core/blog/2021/03/23/using-public-health-interventions-to-prevent-harassment-in-archaeology/

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Welcome to the website of SEAA, the Society for East Asian Archaeology. Established in 1996 and now counting some 500 international members, SEAA is the preeminent organization devoted to the promotion of the field of East Asian archaeology and the facilitation of scholarly exchange among archaeologists of the region.