Euraseaa Conference 2015: Day 2

Here is a list of the events scheduled for Tuesday, July 7th!


Exploring the Archaeology of Everyday Living in Southeast Asia


Room: Amphi B2


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Michelle Eusebio, Amy Jordan, Vito Hernandez, and Chung-Ching Shiung


Abstract: This session will explore novel and contemporary approaches to interpreting the archaeological record of Southeast Asia, with emphasis on the analyses and interpretation of environmental and material culture remains.


  1. Changing monumental landscape in the highlands of central Borneo (Nicholas Gani)


  1. The jar and coffin burials of the cardamom mountains, cambodia: lifeways of a highland people (Nancy Beavan, Derek Hamilton, Alison Carter, Tep Sokha, Peter Grave, Kerry Sayle and Michael Gantley)


  1. Living in a ‘Fortress’: archaeology of an Ilihan in Northern Mindanao, Philippines (Janine Ochoa and Leee Anthony Neri)


  1. Vivre la Cuisine et la Communauté dans la Préhistoire: A Glance into the Neolithic and Metal Age Southern Vietnam (Michelle Eusebio)


  1. Sex, chaine operatoire and learning: engendering pottery making in Gatbuca, Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines (Rhayan Melendres)


  1. Decorated and plain baked clay from the initial to the Late Holocene at Gua Talimbue, Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia (David Bulbeck and Sue O’Connor)


  1. Meanings of earthenware: case studies from two spice trade centers in the Maluku islands of Eastern Indonesia (Chung-Ching Shiung and Mahirta Mahirta)


  1. “Make little use of pots”: a review of earthenware assemblages from three sites in the Banda Islands, Maluku Province, Indonesia (Amy Jordan)


  1. Early colonial Manila in global history (Ellen Hsieh)


  1. Social values and the Western coastal landscapes of flooding in Luzon Island, Philippines (Vito Hernandez)


  1. Difficulties in Southeast Asian archaeological theory (Rachael Lane)


Recent contributions to studies of the Hindu temple in Southeast Asia


Room: Salle de cours rez-de-jardin MAE


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Sarah Youngblutt


Abstract: This panel invites papers which address recent research on the socio-religious function of the Hindu temple in Southeast Asia and in India.


  1. Using interdisciplinarity to enhance our understanding of ancient ritual at Preah Vihear (Sarah Youngblutt)


  1. Religious syncretism and kingship of Jayavarman VII: an analysis of the decorative bas-reliefs around the doorways of Preah Khan, Angkor (Makiko Kubo)


  1. On the importance of marginal areas: first results of an archaeological survey along the north coast of Central Java (Veronique Degroot and Agustijanto Indradjaja)


Addressing regional and world-scale archaeological questions through human bioarchaeology in Southeast Asia


Room: Salle du Lesc F308 MAE


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Sian Halcrow and Kate Domett


Abstract: This panel will showcase bioarchaeological research in Southeast Asia that use a range of methodologies to address archaeological questions relevant to the region and the world.


  1. A c. 7,500-5,500 BP pre-neolithic pottery using culture in Northern Southeast Asia: Con Co Ngua (Marc Oxenham, Anna Willis and Hallie Buckley)


  1. Osteobiography of a male from the Da But site of Con co Ngua, Vietnam: skeletal pathology in the context of subsistence change (Hallie Buckley, Marc Oxenham, Kate Domett and Hiep Trinh Hoang)


  1. A synthesis of bioarchaeological research in Cambodia: regional significance (Kate Domett, Jennifer Newton, Dougald O’Reilly and Louise Shewan)


  1. Human bioarchaeology in Luang Prabang, Laos PDR in regional perspective: the people from the Phou Phaa Khao Rockshelter and Tham An Mah (Sian Halcrow, Joyce White, Korakot Boonlop and Helen Lewis)


  1. The Bronze Age necropolis of Koh Ta Meas: who were the earliest inhabitants of the Angkor region? (Mélanie Frela and Caroline Christelle Souday)


  1. Impacts of social changes on human biology: the Khao Wong Prachan Valley, Thailand (Chin-hsin Liu)


  1. Life and death at Iron Age Phromthin Tai, Central Thailand (Daniel Case, Thanik Lertcharnrit and Scott Burnett)


  1. Human skeletons from Vuon Hong: Thang Long citadel in Hanoi, Vietnam (Thuy Nguyen and Minh Tran)


  1. Talking heads: artificial cranial modification in the Philippines (Rebecca Crozier)


  1. A multi-technique look at migration in Ban Non Wat, NE Thailand (Charlotte King, R. Alexander Bentley, Una Strand Vidarsdottir and Nancy Tayles)


  1. Neolithic farming colonizers in mainland Southeast Asia: perspectives from craniometric data (Hirofumi Matsumura)


  1. Characterising human dispersal in Thailand and Southeast Asia using prehistoric dental measurements (Korakot Boonlop and Supamas Doungsakun)


  1. Assessing population affinity using dental metric and non-metric traits at the Leran burial site, Rembang, Central Java (Sofwan Noerwidi)


Archaeologies of religion: material approaches to the study of belief systems in Southeast Asia


Room: B016 (Salle Paul Ricoeur)


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Mitch Hendrickson


Abstract: This session evaluates the role of archaeology in contributing new interpretations to religious practice in Southeast Asia’s past. Origins, integration and demise of belief systems are investigated through excavation, analysis and scalar perspectives of the region’s rich material culture.


  1. Tracing religious experiences, beliefs and practices through megaliths: two case studies from Sumatra (Dominik Bonatz)


  1. Stones of the Gods: material choice in peninsular Southeast Asia (Federico Caro, Janet Douglas and Martin Polkinghorne)


  1. Ujong Batee Kapai: an early Islamic landscape at Lamreh, Aceh (Edmund Edwards McKinnon)


  1. Ritual deposits from Candi Kimpulan, Yogyakarta, Central Java (Agni Mochtar, Veronique Degroot and Indung Panca Putra)


  1. About the archaeological excavation of Neak Poan temple in Angkor (Julia Estève, Dara Phoeung and Christian Fischer)


  1. Religious imagery on Angkorian stoneware ceramics (Louise Allison Cort)


  1. Contemporary discovery of Hindu temples and jar burials on the banks of the Musi River, Indonesia (Sondang Martini Siregar)


  1. Life after death, ritual and mortuary practice during 10th-12th centuries AD: new perspectives from Dvaravati settlements in Central Thailand (Pimchanok Pongkasetkan)


  1. From hospital to cemetery: life and death beyond a religious foundation of Jayavarman VII (Christophe Pottier and Armand Desbat)


  1. Buddhism, Hinduism and the native belief system: the interaction of religion at U-Thong, Central Thailand (San Thaiyanonda)


  1. The two Buddhist towers: multidisciplinary evaluation of Buddhist transition at the Khmer regional centre of Preah Khan of Kompong Svay (11th to 16th c. CE) (Mitch Hendrickson, Cristina Castillo, Julia Estève and Christian Fischer)



Archaeology, heritage and management: the changing scenario with special reference to Southeast Asia


Room: Salle du conseil 4th floor MAE


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Asmita Basu and Prabir Biswas


Abstract: The changing scenario of the three disciplines-Archaeology, Heritage, and Management would invoke proper sustainable development of Southeast Asian archaeological sites.


  1. Cave archaeology of the Lenggong valley: a heritage management perspective (Hsiao-Mei Goh)


  1. Management philosophy in archaeology and heritage preservation in Southeast Asia: a changing scenario (Prabir Biswas)


  1. Trade and tourism development through preservation of archaeology & heritage management in Southeast Asia: a critical analysis (Santosh Banerjee)


  1. Preventive archaeology: the state’s role and economic crisis with special reference to Southeast Asia (Sudeshna Biswas)


  1. Cultural tourism: a boon or threat for sustainability of archaeological sites & heritage management of Angkor? (Asmita Basu)


  1. Anthropo-cultural aspects of heritage tourism: new dimensions of globalized economy (Subir Bandyopadhyay)


  1. Contested cultural property: economic versus preservation interests on shipwrecks in Indonesia (Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz)


  1. Cultural and natural heritage in the Mangkalihat-Sangkulirang Karst range of East Kalimantan (Indonesia): policies and conservation efforts (Antonio J. Guerreiro)


  1. In situ presevation of marine archaeological remains based on geodynamics condition of Raja Ampat water, Papua Indonesia (Ira Dillenia, Heriyanti Ongkodharma Untoro and Rainer Troa)


  1. Archaeological values for sustainable cultural heritage preservation in Lao PDR (Tanachy Bruhns)


Stoneware production and distribution in Angkorian Cambodia


Room: Salle de cours rez-de-jardin MAE


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Yukitsugu Tabata


Abstract: Following the discoveries of new kiln sites, stoneware ceramics studies have became one of the big current in Cambodian archaeology. This panel aims at investigating stoneware production system and its distribution based on the newly found sites in Cambodia and other related place.


  1. Ceramics production at Cheung Ek, Cambodia: examining the consumption patterns and transition from earthenware to stoneware technology (Kaseka Phon)


  1. The Khmer production and exchange (KPX) project: characterizing Khmer stonewares and kilns (Peter Grave, Lisa Kealhofer, Miriam Stark and EA Darith)


  1. Angkorian stoneware: a comparison study of Cheung Ek and Angkor stoneware technologies (Chanraksmey Muong, Kaseka Phon and Rachna Chhay)


  1. The organization of Khmer stoneware production, from Kilns to finished products (Rachna Chhay, Tho Thon, Vicheasachra Phin and Socheata Em)


  1. Excavation of the Veal Svay Kiln No1: new research of the Khmer brown glazed stoneware (Hiroshi Sugiyama, Yuni Sato and Sok Keo Sovannara)


  1. The disttribution of the Torp Chey’s group kilns: first results (Armand Desbat, Gisela Thierrin-Michael and Valérie Merle)


  1. The roof tiles at Bakong (Myongduk Choi and Christophe Pottier)


  1. Innovation in stoneware production at the periphery of the Khmer Polity (Darren Mitchell)


  1. An expanding research based on the survey of stoneware production in Compong Cham and Pa Kalan in Northeast Cambodia (Wang Yawen)


Varia: panel for the submission of papers which do not fit into existing panels


Room: Salle 211 G MAE(7th), Salle des Conférences bât B (9th)


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Bérénice Bellina-Pryce and Oliver Pryce


Abstract: This is a panel for paper submissions from those who feel that their work does not fit in existing panels. The organisers will seek to reallocate to either existing or new panels.


  1. South East Asian trade: recent contributing archaeological evidences from Kerala, South India (Ajit Kumar and S.V. Rajesh)


  1. A passage in the Vessantara Jataka explained by the arts and crafts of Burma (Myanmar) and Siam (Thailand, Cambodia, Laos) (Joachim Bautze)


  1. Majapahit pseudoarchaeology ninety years on: the legacy of Maclaine Pont’s 1924-7 ‘Hypotheses’ (Amrit Gomperts)


  1. Angkorian double-bows crossbows (Michel Pichon)


  1. Prehistoric links between SE-Asia and New Guinea (Henry Dosedla)


  1. Bargabhima of Tamralipta: a story of temple and its culture (Kaushik Saha)


  1. An iconographic study of naval warfare in the bas-reliefs of Angkor (Veronica Walker Vadillo)


  1. Holistic shipwreck narrative in 14th and 15th century Southeast Asia (Brian Fahy)


Advancing rock art research in Southeast Asia


Room: Salle


Time: 11:30


Chairs: Noel Tan, Rachel Hoerman and Victoria Scott


Abstract: Rock Art in Southeast Asia: Calling for research on new sites and regional perspectives, as well as understanding challenges and best practices for site management.


  1. An introduction and analysis of rock art in Kanchanaburi province, Western Thailand (Victoria Scott)


  1. Building capacity in rock art research: a report on SEAMEO-SPAFA’s rock art workshops 2011-2013 (Noel Tan)


  1. Comparing differences and convergences in some ISEA’s rock art (Jean-Michel Chazine)


  1. Is the Austronesian Painting Tradition (APT) really Austronesian? (Sue O’Connor)


  1. Re-investigation of Zuojiang rock painting in Southwest China (Shan Tong)


  1. Rock art identification at Andomo and Lampetia Caves in Sulawesi, Indonesia (Adhi Agus Oktaviana, Sue O’Connor, David Bulbeck and Budianto Hakim)


Myanmar: its past and its regional and inter-regional interactions


Room: Salle 211 G MAE


Time: 11:30


Chairs: Oliver Pryce and Claudine Bautze-Picron


Abstract: Research on Myanmar’s past has flourished in recent years. This panel has a comprehensive remit, welcoming papers that present original research on all aspects and periods of Myanmar’s past, as well as its relations with its neighbours.


  1. Dating the Myanmar Bronze Age: an AMS 14C human bone apatite sequence for the Nyaung’gan culture area from the Mission Archéologique Française au Myanmar’s (MAFM) excavations at Oakaie (Anna Willis, Oliver Pyrce and Aung Kyaw)


  1. Myanmar Bronze Age pottery assemblages from the Sagaing region (Aude Favereau, Louis Champion and Oliver Pyrce)


  1. Early glass bead production at Mu Pon in southern Myanmar (James Lankton, Pyiet Phyo Kyaw, Bernard Gratuze and San Win)


  1. Iron Age glass and metal networks in Myanmar: isotopic evidence from the Mission Archéologique Française au Myanmar (MAFM) (Laure Dussubieux and Oliver Pryce)


  1. A lingua franca for a Buddhist Cosmopolis: Pali at Bagan (Tilman Frasch)


  1. Through the prism of Buddhist moulds and tablets: endeavour to identify local and interregional dimensions in Myanmar (6th-13th c. CE) (Delphine Desoutter)


  1. Myanmar-Bodhgaya linkage : Clay Moulded Tablets and Related Issues (Suchandra Ghosh)


  1. Excavations at Sri Ksetra January-February 2015 (Janice Stargardt)


  1. A preliminary report on survey of kiln sites, Mon State (Elizabeth Moore, Hiroshi Sugiyama, Mamoru Shibayama, San Win and Yuni Sato)


  1. The arts of Kogun Cave: origin and influence (Anne-May Chew)


  1. Seeking the origins of a Buddhist tradition of reverse glass painting in Myanmar and Thailand (Catherine Raymond)


  1. Pottery making in Myanmar (Tomoko Nagatomo)


The antiquities trade in Southeast Asia: new solutions to an old problem


Room: Salle de réunion Pretech


Time: 11:30


Chairs: Damien Huffer and Abhirada Komoot


Abstract: This panel will present current research and public outreach efforts that seek to further quantify, document, expose and counteract the regional illicit antiquities trade.


  1. Illegal salvaging and illicit trafficking of underwater artifacts from the Mentawai Islands, West Sumatera (Nia Naelul Hasanah Ridwan)


  1. The heritage of others – who cares? Attitudes towards Thai laws concerning the illicit trafficking of foreign cultural heritage (Abhirada Komoot)


  1. The Vietnamese antiquities trade in its archaeological and legal context (Damien Huffer and Duncan Chappell)


  1. The commodification of illicit antiquities: the case of ancient ceramics and the antique shops of Vigan City, Ilocos Sur, Northern Philippine (Rhayan Melendres)


Local/global histories: the challenge of local museums


Room: Salle de cours rez-de-jardin MAE


Time: 14:30


Chairs: Annabel Vallard, Bérénice Bellina-Pryce and Olivier Evrard


Abstract: Archaeologists are confronted with requests from local communities to translate their researches into local museums. How are the histories dealt with in the Southeast Asian community museums.


  1. Sacred places and heritage sites: the challenges of the Vat Phu Museum in Southern Laos (Christine Hawixbrock)


  1. New archaeological discoveries at the mining project in Southern Laos originating from the Vilabuli district’s museum: the impact for local communities (Viengkeo Souksavatdy)


  1. Community learning centres: are these museums by another name or something different? (Nigel Chang)


  1. Plurality of museums, unity of the culture: the case of the Moken in the Mergui Archipelago (Jacques Ivanoff and Fabienne Galangau Quérat)


  1. Ethics of archaeological practices in northwest Thailand (Rasmi Shoocongdej)


  1. Writing histories for a local museum in Southern Thailand (Annabel Vallard and Bérénice Bellina-Pryce)


  1. A consideration of the efficacy of local museums: case studies from Northern kiln sites and the ceramic production island of Ko Kret in Thailand (Mizuho Ikeda)


  1. Industrial development and heritage preservation: an impossible equation? Modern Challenges of Majapahit Museum, Trowulan, East Java (Atina Winaya)


Into and out of Taiwan: alternative perspectives on population movements and influences since the Neolithic


Room: Salle de réunion Pretech


Time: 14:30


Chairs: I-lin Wu


Abstract: This panel aims to explore population movements and influences from and to coastal south China and Taiwan 6000-4000 years ago in order to provide a better understanding of early Austronesian-speaking populations and to see which are the future direction to take.


  1. Some notes on the origins of Austronesian speakers peopling in prehistoric Taiwan: a case study of early Neolithic cultural shell midden remains (Kuangti Li)


  1. An research on the motif patterns observed from corded pottery of the Da-ben-keng culture in Taiwan (Mei-Chen Yeh)


  1. Late Neolithic adaptation of Quemoy Islands, Southeastern China (Weichun Chen)


  1. Archaeological cultures of Taiwan and Southeast China around 4,000 B.P. (Su Chiu Kuo)


  1. Human intestinal parasites from Wushantou site during Neolithic Age in Taiwan (Yu-Pei Chen, Hui-Yuan Yeh and Piers Mitchell)


  1. The chronology and pottery tradition in Dulan Bay, East Taiwan, 2400-2000 B.C. (I-lin Wu)


  1. The new discovery of Slab Box Stones and standing stones at Tak Province, Western Thailand (Pipad Krajaejun)