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Asian Archaeology Group

The Asian Archaeology Group (AsAG) aims to provide a forum for new research and discussion for those working in the field of Asian Archaeology.

 

We hold talks that cover the Asian continent in all its diversity – from megaliths in Borneo and minarets in Turkmenistan to phytoliths in India and starch grains in China.

Asian Archaeology Group Oct 10, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Tom Crowley, (Horniman Museum) - The weight of past collections: Ethics, audiences, and the Horniman Museum’s holdings from the North West Frontier and Tibet
Asian Archaeology Group Oct 24, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Adam Green, (University of Cambridge) - Harappan stamp seals and corporate groups: Insights derived from replication, operational sequences, and the digitization of legacy data
Asian Archaeology Group Nov 07, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Akinori Uesugi, (Kansai University & Kanazawa University) - Development of stone bead production in South Asia and its historical significance
Asian Archaeology Group Nov 21, 2016 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Hector Orengo, (University of Cambridge) - Of lost rivers and flattened mounds: Remote Sensing and GIS-based research into the Indus civilisation hidden landscapes
Asian Archaeology Group Jan 30, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site,
Janice Stargardt, (University of Cambridge) - The Ancestors and the Buddha: Cambridge-Myanmar excavations at Sri Ksetra 2015-16
Asian Archaeology Group Feb 13, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Nicole Revel, (Centre Nationnal de la Recherche Scientifique, France) - How an Austronesian forest society perceives and masters terrestrial and celestial landscape: The Pala’wan Highlanders’ conception of time and space
Asian Archaeology Group Feb 27, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Robert Arnott, (University of Oxford) - Crossing continents: Between Meluḫḫa and the Aegean in prehistory
Asian Archaeology Group Mar 13, 2017 from 04:00 PM to 05:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Minjae Zoh, (University of Cambridge) - South Korea’s “subjective” heritage practices during the Park Chung Hee Era (1961 – 1979): Heritage used as a ‘tool’ to secure political legitimacy

Showcasing research highlights and outreach for the academic year 2015-2016

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Upcoming events

Material Culture Lab Lunchtime Talk

Jan 23, 2017

Material Culture Laboratory, Room WB2.2, Downing Site

Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit

Jan 24, 2017

Seminar Room, The Mond Building, Free School Lane

Ancient Near East Seminar Series

Jan 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

BioAnth Seminar Series

Jan 25, 2017

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Division of Biological Anthropology, Fi

Heritage Research Group

Jan 26, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Americas Archaeology Group

Jan 27, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

PalMeso Seminar Series

Jan 27, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

The Ancient India and Iran Trust

Jan 27, 2017

23 Brooklands Avenue, Cambridge, CB2 8BG

Asian Archaeology Group

Jan 30, 2017

South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site

Upcoming events

An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research