E/SEA Archaeology Conference

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International Conference

Recent Advances in the Archaeology of East and Southeast Asia

March 15-16, 2013

University of Wisconsin-Madison Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Sponsored by the

Department of Anthropology, UW-Madison with support from the Henry Luce Foundation, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, Center for East Asian Studies

Conference Theme:

This conference will highlight the recent archaeological discoveries in Southeast and East Asia that have begun to transform our understanding of prehistoric and proto-historic societies and cultural trajectories in these closely linked regions. It will bring together a diverse group of researchers from the US and other regions that work on a wide range of topics related to regional culture histories, anthropological theories, and modern-day issues of national identity and cultural heritage management. Paper topics will include discussions of subsistence practices, specialized craft production, emergent complexity and urban forms, inter-regional interaction and exchange, and the nature of ancient violence.

Venue: The Madison Concourse Hotel 1 W. Dayton St. | Madison, WI 53703

For more information, contact the conference organizer:

Dr. Nam C. Kim,

Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Madison Email address: nckim2@wisc.edu