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IPPA Congress 2022

The Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association has recently announced their upcoming conference, details of which are below. We would also like to congratualte Prof. Rasmi Shoocongdej, who has recently taken up the role of preident of IPPA!

About the conference:

The IPPA Executive Committee voted to support the Thailand proposal to host the 2022 IPPA Congress:

The Congress will be held at the Le Meridien Hotel, Chiang Mai from the 6th-12th November 2022. 

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Understanding Authenticity in China’s Cultural Heritage Seminar Series

Seminar Series jointly organized by Oxford University and SOAS

Everyone is welcome to attend the following sessions: 

Wednesday, 21 October 2020, 11:00 BST
Zhang Lisheng and David Francis (UCL): Re-evaluating authenticity: Creativity in contemporary craft making in China

Wednesday, 28 October 2020, 12:00 BST
David Lebovitz (HKBU Jao Tsung-I Academy of Sinology): Was it really so, royal uncles? Notions of authenticity in the reception, redaction and reconstruction of some avuncular remonstrations.

Understanding Authenticity in China’s Cultural Heritage Conference: postponed to 18-20 March, 2021

What we deem to be genuine or fake is not an objective determination, but something that we agree upon as communities. Debates about authenticity, moreover, are often intimately bound to question who owns the past and its representation. Please join us at Oxford on March 18th- 21st, 2021, for a discussion on the construction of “authenticity,” both historically and today, in relation to China’s cultural heritage. 

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Understanding Authenticity in China’s Cultural Heritage Conference at the University of Oxford, 28-30 May, 2020

Understanding Authenticity in China’s Cultural Heritage

Conference at the University of Oxford, 28-30 May, 2020

What we deem to be genuine or fake is not an objective determination, but something that we agree upon as communities. Debates about authenticity, moreover, are often intimately bound to question who owns the past and its representation. Please join us at Oxford on May 28th-30th, 2020, for a discussion on the construction of “authenticity,” both historically and today, in relation to China’s cultural heritage. 

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Call for Papers: TAG 2020 at Stanford University

TAG 2020 at Stanford University

May 1-3, 2020

TAG 2020 Stanford aims to facilitate archaeological conversation across a range of topics, formats, and media. The conference will include a variety of events: a full-day plenary debate on the “Potentials and Limits of Big Data” in archaeology; two days of thematically open, concurrent breakout sessions; and a range of art exhibitions to stimulate conversations about the intersections of ethics, politics, and archaeological practice. In the spirit of the Stanford Archaeology Center, a space that fosters collaboration and discussion among archaeologists in different disciplines, we welcome sessions and papers on all current archaeological topics. 

 

The Forbidden City (China) and Parthenon (Greece) display dramatically different conservation approaches, reflecting varied cultural understandings of what counts as “authentic” in the presentation of the past.

Call for Papers: Understanding Authenticity in China’s Cultural Heritage

What we deem to be genuine or fake is not an objective determination, but something that we agree upon as communities. Debates about authenticity, moreover, are often intimately bound to question who owns the past and its representation. Please join us at Oxford on May 28th-30th, 2020, for a discussion on the construction of “authenticity,” both historically and today, in relation to China’s cultural heritage (those objects and texts concerned with China’s past). Applications are now invited for the presentation of papers (~20-30 minutes in length) on this theme.

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'Pillage is formally prohibited.' Provenance Research on East Asian Art #3

​​​Mesdames et Messieurs, chers collègues,​​

 

Nous sommes très heureux de vous faire parvenir le programme du premier atelier international de recherche 'Pillage is formally prohibited'. Provence Research on East Asian Art sur la translocation ​des objets chinois, japonais et coréens à l'Europe et aux Etats Unis qui aura lieu le 8 et 9 novembre 2019 au Musée d'art asiatique de Berlin (Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin). 


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