The first BE-ARCHAEO summer school! Turin 19-21 June 2023
SEAA News Blog: Noteworthies
The Student Association Gesshin, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice will be hosting an online lecture "
In this MSc course, you will learn how archaeological science provides fundamental insights into the ways humans have transformed natural materials, from the Palaeolithic to the Industrial Revolution.
Online Lecture: The sea at the dawn of Jōmon culture: IRIAE’s archaeological excavations on Tsushima Island
The Student Association Gesshin, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice is hosting an online lecture titled "The sea at the dawn of Jōmon culture: IRIAE's archaeological excavations on Tsushima Island" at 15:45 (CET, Italy) on 06 February 2023 (Monday).
The speaker is Daniele Petrella, PhD and President of IRIAE (International Research Institute for Archaeology and Ethnology). It is the first lecture of the series "Unearthing Japanese Archaeology: Re-discovering ancient Japan through contemporary studies".
Publishing is one of the most important goals for researchers and graduate students in the field of East Asian archaeology. After gathering data, everyone needs to face the questions of how to write a clear argument that attracts editors’ attention and how to find the right journal or publisher to submit their works. For scholars and students working in East Asia, many also need to publish in a language different than their mother tongues.
The sixth century saw a major transformation of ceramic technology. It initiated an era characterised by porcelain and polychrome decoration that overturned the earlier pattern of earthenware and stoneware production that had been used for thousands of years. However, the process of this dramatic transformation has been unclear. The Origin of White Porcelain focuses on the typo-chronology of three major categories of glazed ceramics recognised with in-situ pXRF analysis of items discovered from sixth-century burials in north China.
We hope everyone is off to a good start for the New Year! We at the Executive Board of SEAA are happy to announce that from now on we will be publishing a quarterly newsletter (Jan / April / July / October) that highlights some of the amazing work that our membership is doing around the world.
The Society for east Asian Archaeology held its first online book talk via Zoom on Thursday 8 December 2022. The talk featured Dr. Wengcheong Lam (Chinese University of Hong Kong) and Dr. Qin Cao (Oriental Museum, Durham University) on the launch of their new books, “Connectivity, Imperialism, and the Han Iron Industry” and “Weapons in Late Shang (c. 1250-1050 BCE) China: Beyond Typology and Ritual”. Also in attendance is Dr. Rowan Flad (Harvard University), the series editor for the Routledge Series in Chinese Archaeology, who served as discussant.
Virtual Book Talk: "Connectivity, Imperialism, and the Han Iron Industry" and "Weapons in Late Shang (c. 1250-1050 BCE) China: Beyond Typology and Ritual"
The Society for East Asian Archaeology (SEAA) will be hosting its very first virtual book talk! Join us on Thursday 8 December 2022 at 7-9 am (EST)/12-2 pm (GMT)/ 8-10 pm (CST) as we celebrate with Dr. Qin Cao (Oriental Museum, Durham University) and Dr. Wengcheong Lam (Chinese University of Hong Kong) on the launch of their new books, “Weapons in Late Shang (c. 1250-1050 BCE) China: Beyond Typology and Ritual” and “Connectivity, Imperialism, and the Han Iron Industry”. Also in attendance is Dr.
The SEAA Community might be interested in the following. Since 2019, Dr. Paula R. Curtis has been compiling information on academic-oriented job postings related to East Asia. They are accessible from her webpage via the following link: http://prcurtis.com/projects/jobs2022/?fbclid=IwAR03b6DSYaFBYUmhyO98w0JM...