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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.
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Video Lecture: Ceramic Production and Distribution systems: A Case Study of Cambodian Stoneware Ceramics
For those interested, check out the following video lecture by Dr. Miriam Stark (Department of Anthropology, the University of Hawai'i at Manoa) on Ceramic Production and Distribution systems in Cambodia. It is available on Youtube.
Chinese President Xi Jinping recently stressed the importance of furthering the study of Chinese civilization to enhance the historical awareness and cultural confidence of the Communist Party of China (CPC) and society, while unswervingly following the path of socialism with Chinese characteristics to realize national rejuvenation.
The School of Anthropology and Museum Ethnography (SAME) seeks to appoint an inspirational teacher to a one year Departmental Lectureship, providing additional capacity in teaching, examining and administration for the Visual, Material and Museum Anthropology (VMMA) programme. The programme consists of a one year MSc and a two year MPhil degree that focus on theories and methods within museum anthropology, visual anthropology and material anthropology, how these areas of enquiry are transforming the discipline of anthropology itself and the current issues they may be used to address.<
The collection includes memoirs about the outstanding Russian orientalist, specialist in the history of peoples, countries and legal systems of the states of the Far East - Mikhail Vasilyevich Vorobyov, as well as articles and translations of sources on the history of primitive Korea and primitive, ancient and early medieval Japan until the beginning of the VIII century, presented by Russian and foreign researchers.
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The Stanford Archaeology Center will be hosting a webinar, "Memories of the Archaeological Experience" by Jada Ko on Wednesday, May 11, 2022, at 12:00 PM PST. For more information and to register for the event, please see: https://archaeology.stanford.edu/events/memories-archaeological-experien...
The exhibition will feature 80 striking objects, some of which have never before been seen outside Japan. Key loans announced on Wednesday include a flame pot, a highly decorated type of Jōmon ceramics, its fantastical shape evoking blazing flames. Such pots were produced in Japan for a relative short period, perhaps only a few hundred years.
Construction on China's first archaeological museum in the northwestern province of Shaanxi, home to the famous Terracotta Warriors, has been completed and the site will soon welcome its first visitors, according to the Shaanxi Academy of Archaeology.