Special Workshop on Japanese Archaeology on 10/31-11/1/2013 : "New Perspectives on the Archaeology of State Formation in Japan"

9:00 am on Thursday, October 31, 2013
4:00 pm on Friday, November 1, 2013
ICEAACH library at 650 Beacon St. (Kenmore T stop on the Green Line)
You are warmly invited to take part in an upcoming special Japanese archaeology workshop on Thursday Oct 31 and Friday Nov. 1 that will bring to Boston a number of Japan's leading archaeologists to present and discuss their latest research, as well as explore with other workshop participants the archaeology of complex societies from a global perspective. Note that the Thursday workshop will be held at Harvard, and the Friday workshop will be held at Boston University. We do hope that you will be able to attend. Seating will be limited, and it will be helpful for planning purposes if you could let us know by e-mail if you plan to attend, although this RSVP is NOT required. New Perspectives on the Archaeology of State Formation in Japan Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 at CGIS South Room S-250, 1730 Cambridge St. Harvard University 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Shinya FUKUNAGA (Professor of Archaeology, Osaka University). Keyhole-Shaped Tombs and the State Formation of Japan (ca. mid-third to seventh century A.D.) Akira SEIKE (Professor of Archaeology, Kochi University), Changes in Systems of Chiefly Succession during the Kofun Period Tatsuo NAKAKUBO, Asst Professor of Archaeological Heritage Management, Osaka University) Pottery of the Kofun Period: Resonance, Innovation, and Core-Periphery Relations Friday November 1, 2013 at the International Center for East Asian Archaeology, 650 Beacon St. (Kenmore T stop on the Green Line B, C, or D trains), Boston University 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Joseph RYAN (M.A. Candidate in Archaeology, Osaka University) Warfare and State Formation in Ancient Japan Tatsuya HASHIMOTO (Associate Professor, Kagoshima University Museum) Political Power and the Production and Distribution of Kofun-Period Armor Kenichi SASAKI (Professor of Archaeology, Meiji University) Nature of Kofun Period Archaeology from a World Perspective Discussant: Dr. Satoru MURATA (Boston University and the Univ. of New Hampshire) and other workshop attendees We hope to see you there! **Co-sponsored by BU's East Asian Archaeology Forum, International Center for East Asian Archaeology and Cultural History with support from the Boston University Center for the Humanities; the Harvard East Asian Archaeology Seminar with support from the Harvard University Asia Center; and the Early Korea Project at the Korea Institute, Harvard University. **