18 September 2012 Start
21 September 2012 End
Ireland Dublin Castle and Chester Beatty Library, Dame St., Dublin

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September 18-21, 2012

The 14th meeting of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists (EurASEAA 14) will be held in Dublin from the 18th-21st September 2012 and is hosted by UCD School of Archaeology.

The conference brings together archaeologists, art historians and philologists who share a common interest in Southeast Asia’s past from prehistoric to historic periods. Its aim is to facilitate communication between different disciplines, to present current work in the field, and to stimulate future research.

Confirmed sessions/panels to date – please check back for updates (last updated: June 23, 2012)

-Archaeobotanical analysis in Southeast Asia: recent research, comparative methods, and interpretive techniques

-Archaeology and its relevance to contemporary Southeast Asian society

-Historical archaeology of the Khmer Empire: challenges and new perspectives

-Hunter-gatherer interaction with the environment in prehistoric Southeast Asia

-Latest advances in Taiwan archaeology

-Living and dying in prehistoric Southeast Asia: regional advances in human bioarchaeological science

-Living tradition: ethno-archaeology of South and Southeast Asia: knowledge, expression and technology

-New approaches to trade and exchange in Island Southeast Asia

-New research in Southeast Asian manuscripts and manuscript cultures: papers in honour of Henry Ginsburg

-New research on Myanmar

-New research on old images: the rock art of Southeast Asia

-Regionalism in Islamic cultural heritages of Southeast Asia

-Southeast Asian epigraphy

-Southeast Asian geoarchaeology – understanding sites and landscapes through contextual and materials approaches

-Stone materials of Khmer art and architecture

-The maritime dimension: nautical approaches to Southeast Asian archaeology

-The sub-Himalayan corridor: just what is going on in North East India?

-Theoretical and methodological approaches to understanding the early civilizations of Southeast Asia

-Understanding Southeast Asian ceramics: reflections on the past, current research, and future directions