The Society for Archaeological Sciences (SAS) will offer one award every year for the best published paper on science-based archaeological research in ceramics in honor of Charles C. Kolb. The purpose of the award is to promote and acknowledge research excellence in the field of archaeological ceramics and highlight the key role of interdisciplinarity.
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The Department of Art History at Indiana University, Bloomington (https://arthistory.indiana.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track position in East Asian art at the level of Assistant Professor to begin in the fall of 2022. We seek a dynamic and original thinker who is committed to excellence in scholarship and well-suited to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Ph.D. is required by August 1, 2022.
The Department of Anthropology at the University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) invites applications for a full-time tenure stream position in the area of Palaeoethnobotany/Archaeobotany. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor, and will commence on July 1, 2022, or shortly thereafter.
Closing Date: 12/16/2021, 11:59PM ET
About ISAW's PhD Program:
Encompassing the ancient world from the western Mediterranean to East Asia, from the Neolithic to the early Medieval period, the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World is focused on creating a new generation of scholars whose work crosses over the disciplinary boundaries of traditional departments.
Webinar: THE INTRODUCTION OF THERAVADA BUDDHISM TO ANGKOR, CAMBODIA (C. 13TH-16TH CENTURIES) – MAPPING AND INTERPRETING RELIGIOUS CHANGE THROUGH THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORD
The Council on Southeast Asian Studies at Yale University will be hosting a webinar "The Introduction of Theravada Buddhism to Angkor, Cambodia (C. 13th-16th Centuries) - Mapping and Interpreting Religious Change through the Archaeological Record" by Andrew Harris, Research Associate at the University of Toronto's Archaeology Centre on October 13, 2021 12:00 Noon EST.
Register via the following link: https://yale.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMqc-6vqjorEtcaRh_xO8WoLfkOA8DDAOM1
Organized by European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology and University of Ljubljana
The EAAA looks forward to welcoming you to the online panels. The talks will begin on Tuesday, 5 October 2021 at 13:00 (CEST) and will take place at the same time each week until the last panel on 30 November 2021.
Monday, 1 November, 2021, 16:00 BST, via MS Teams (Click here for the talk)
Dr Steven Acabado (UCLA): Decolonizing the Past, Empowering the Future: Communities and Archaeological Practice in the Philippines
Understanding Authenticity in China’s Cultural Heritage
Seminar Series jointly organized by Oxford University and SOAS
Wednesday, 13 October, 2021, 14:00 BST
Su Junjie (Yunnan University): A Difficult Integration of Authenticity and Intangible Cultural Heritage? The Case of Yunnan, China
Wednesday, 10 November, 2021, 14:00 GMT
Birgitta Augustin (Museum für Asiatische Kunst, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin): Concept(s) of Authenticity in Painting and Calligraphy of the Yuan Dynasty
KASUGA, Fukuoka Prefecture--Prehistoric people in Japan apparently used an advanced system of weights and measurements on a decimal basis, excavations at a Yayoi Pottery Culture Period (1000 B.C.-A.D. 250) site here suggest.
Researchers identified what is known as a decuple weight with 10 times the reference unit mass of 11 grams among artifacts unearthed at a series of archaeological sites collectively known as the Sugu group, where many measurement weights have previously been discovered, the Kasuga municipal board of education said.
Painted Pottery Production and Social Complexity in Neolithic Northwest China
Authors: Ling-yu Hung†, edited by Anke Hein and Andrew Womack