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"Researchers have deciphered enigmatic recipes for metal-making contained in an ancient Chinese text, revealing unexpected complexity in the art at the time.
Six chemical formulas are given in a Chinese text from 300BC known as the Kaogong ji. The manuscript, known as The World’s Oldest Encyclopedia of Technologies, forms part of a detailed archive of early imperial rule, which archeologists have been trying to decode since the 1920s."
Great news! The journal Advances in Archaeomaterials is now indexed in the DOAJ! The journal publishes synthesis of recent advances in the field as well as new original research and translations of articles originally published in languages other than English to make them available to a wider audience. Special issues are also considered.
Our China Stories (People's Daily Online) recently featured Dr. Anke Hein, the incumbent president of SEAA. You can watch the interview via the following link on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_j51_mNpISA
The English and Chinese versions of the text of the interview are also available. Please see the following:
English version: http://en.people.cn/n3/2022/0628/c90000-10115988.html
The University of Aberdeen is looking for a Research Fellow in Asian Archaeology. Applications by end of July. For more information, please see: https://www.abdnjobs.co.uk/vacancy/research-fellow-in-asian-archaeology-...
The UCL Institute of Archaeology is seeking to appoint a full-time Associate Lecturer (Teaching) in Chinese Archaeology to co-ordinate the MA degree in Archaeology and Heritage of Asia, and teach three undergraduate and Master's-level modules, and to contribute more generally to teaching and administration as required. The post-holder will teach at all levels and be responsible for lecturing and tutorials, supervising dissertations and marking assignments.
Save Ancient Studies Alliance (SASA) is pleased to announce a number of intern and volunteer positions opening for the coming Fall period. These internships are a fantastic way of getting involved with a vibrant educational community and outreach-oriented non-profit in the Ancient Studies sector. Please see their
The new isoTropic independent Research Group at the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History in Jena, Germany, is looking for one postdoc researcher and one technician to join their team. Check out the links below for more information about the job postings.