Welcome to AsianARC
We’re opening the doors to East Asia’s past
AsianARC programs and research collections are designed to serve the many and varied needs of scholars and students from around the globe, as well as the general public, who are interested in East Asian archaeology, cultural heritage management, anthropology, art history, pre-modern history, religion, and other related fields. We foster collaborative programs across various fields of interest related to the understanding of East Asia’s rich cultural heritage. AsianARC‘s knowledgeable staff and our research collections serve educators at all levels, museums, the media, and the interested public, and we lead new research, and outreach initiatives in the archaeology of this region.
Prof. K.C. Chang 張光直 (1931-2001)
The discipline of archaeology owes an enormous debt to Prof. Kwang-chih Chang 張光直 (1931-2001), former John E. Hudson Professor Emeritus at Harvard University and Vice President of the Academia Sinica, Taipei, both for his contributions to theory and for his lifelong efforts to act as a bridge between scholars and students in Asia and in the West…Learn more