SEAA Society for East Asian Archaeology



Eighth Worldwide Conference of the Society for East Asian Archaeology


Nanjing University, Nanjing, China

June 8-11, 2018.



Final Programm

SEAA8 Group Photo


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 of the Society for East Asian Archaeology

Welcome to the website of SEAA, the Society for East Asian Archaeology. Established in 1996 and now counting some 500 international members, SEAA is the preeminent organization devoted to the promotion of the field of East Asian archaeology and the facilitation of scholarly exchange among archaeologists of the region.

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        – Obituary -

We have lost a colleague, and a friend.

      Dr Ling-yu HUNG

Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Indiana University

April 26, 2018

Please see:
July 11, 2018
alt Member List (Members' Area)
June 20, 2018
alt SEAA Council
May 10, 2018
alt Member News (Members' Area)
Apr 25, 2018
Faculty of Letters of the University of Tokyo, Summer Programme in Japanese Archaeology and Heritage 2018
Nov 21, 2017
Conferences (Art et archéologie du royaume de Koguryo entre la Chine du nord-est et la Corée du Nord (37av. J.-C. – 668 apr. J.-C.)
Nov 13, 2017
SEAA Student Award Program
Nov 10, 2017
Robert and Lisa Sainsbury Fellowships 2018-19, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
Anne van Biema Fellowship, Smithsonian’s Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Oct 22, 2017
Tenure track position in the history of Asian Art, University of Colorado Boulder
Oct 11, 2017
Conferences (The Society for the Study of Early China’s 6th Annual Conference)
Oct 03, 2017
Post-doc: Archaeology and Material Culture of Early through Medieval China, University Munich Germany 
Post-doc: University of Hong Kong Society of Fellows in the Humanities 
Sep 28, 2017
Durham University, Assistant Professor in East Asian Archaeology 
Sep 26, 2017
Grants in Modern Chinese History or Archaeology from the Esherick-Ye Family Foundation
University of Arizona, Assistant Professor of Chinese Studies
Sep 16, 2017
Postdoctoral Fellow (full or associate professor) in Southeast Asian Studies, Rice University | Chao Center
Sep 16, 2017
Postdoctoral Fellow (full or associate professor) in Southeast Asian Studies, Rice University | Chao Center
Sep 10, 2017
Assistant Professor of Asian Studies at Calvin College
Faculty Position: Early China & Early Medieval China, NYU Shanghai
Assistant Professor of East Asian History at Kenyon College
Assistant Professor of Chinese History at the Education University of Hong Kong
Full professorship in Sinology at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU)
National Humanities Center East Asian Scholars Program
Assistant Professor, Chinese History before 1800, Michigan State University)
Aug 8, 2017
Lectures (Lippit: Ashura’s Face)
Lectures (JUNGMANN: Korea through the Foreign Lens)
July 01, 2017
The next
SEAA Worldwide Conference SEAA8
will take place at
Nanjing University on June 8-11, 2018.
June 28, 2017
Jobs (McGill University - 8 month Replacement Position in East Asian Archaeology and Culture )
May 21, 2017
Jobs (Lecturer in Cultural Heritage Studies - London - UCL Institute of Archaeology)
April 26, 2017
Jobs (Portland State University, Instructor of Korean Studies)
March 29, 2017
Conferences (Mongolian Archaeology: New Discoveries, New Concerns, Berkeley)
Conferences (Symposium: Haihunhou: The Tomb of the Emperor Who Reigned Only 27 Days, Harvard)
Feb 13, 2017
Jobs (Lewis & Clark College, two-year teaching postdoctoral position)
Feb 08, 2017
Conferences (The Maritime Cultural Landscapes and Seascapes of Asia-Pacific: Voyaging, Migration, Colonisation, Trade, and Cross-Cultural Contacts)
Feb 07, 2017
Jobs (AHRC-funded 3-year studentship for DPhil studies in Chinese Archaeology at Oxford/The British Museum)
Jan 31, 2017
Lectures (Elsey Zeitlyn Lecture: Understanding Chinese jade in a world context; Gina BARNES)
Jan 25, 2017
Jobs (University of Stirling, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Heritage Studies)
Jan 23, 2017
New Books: HODOS, Tamer (ed.):  The Routledge Handbook of Archaeology and Globalization.
Jobs (UC Berkeley Sheng Yen Postdoctoral Fellowship in Chinese Buddhism 2017-2019)
Jobs (UC Berkeley Shinjo Ito Postdoctoral Fellowship in Buddhist Studies 2017-2019)
Jobs (Postdoctoral Scholar - Center for Chinese Studies, Berkeley)
Jan 15, 2017
Conferences (Monuments and Pastoral Regimes - Archaeology of Inner Asia from the Eneolithic to the Early Iron Age)
Jan 8, 2017
Jobs (Fudan Fellow Program)
Jan 3, 2017
alt Journal Updates (Chinese Cultural Relics)
Dec 30, 2016
Jobs (USTC Archaeometry Laboratory in University of Science and Technology of China )
Conferences (International Workshop Culture and Cultural Diversity in Early Medieval China (4th ‐ 7th Century), Munich)
New Books: A Source Book of Ancient Chinese Bronze Inscriptions
Dec 24, 2016
Jobs (New Max Planck positions )
Dec 12, 2016
Bibliography of Western Language Works on East Asian Archaeology now open access!
Nov 30, 2016
Jobs (Minority Scholarship Committee of the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) )
New Books: Six new books on chinese archaeology
Nov 24, 2016
Lectures (Harvard; NYU)
Oct 16, 2016
Jobs (Department of Fine Arts, HK)
Conferences (The 40th Anniversary of the Shinan Shipwreck Excavation)
Conferences (Dunhuang and Heritage Management)
Oct 13, 2016
alt Journal Updates (Japanese Journal of Archaeology)
Oct 11, 2016
Jobs (Ithaca College Department of Anthropology)
Oct 08, 2016
Noteworthies: Exhibition: Schätze der Archäologie Vietnams (Treasures of Vietnamese Archaeology), Herne, Germany

Oct 07, 2016
Jobs (Esherick-Ye Foundation grant)
Sep 26, 2015
Conferences (Call for Papers: The Art and Archaeology of the Silk Road; October 12, 2017; Portland State University, Portland, Oregon)
New Books: BYINGTON: The Ancient State of Puyŏ in Northeast Asia.
BYINGTON (ed.): The History and Archaeology of the Koguryo Kingdom
STEINHAUS / KANER: An Illustrated Companion to Japanese Archaeology
Jobs (Asia-Pacific Biocultural Health: Past and Present Research Theme, postgraduate research)
July 28, 2016

BSEAA Vol. 3

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Starting Over Again: the Early Palaeolithic Research in Japan Today   
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