Euraseaa Conference 2015: Day 5

Here is a list of the events scheduled for Friday, July 10th!


On the prehistoric cultural relations of Southeast Asia with Northeast India


Room: Salle du Lesc F308 MAE


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Potshangbam Binodini Devi


On this theme, we shall discuss the nature of prehistoric research in Northeast India then we shall explore different aspects of prehistoric cultures of this region to evaluate the cultural relations with that of the Southeast Asian Parts.


  1. A morphological study on prehistoric culture of North East India with South East Asia (Kunjeswori Devi)


  1. Earthenware vessels and social information of the Nagas (Ditamulu Vasa)


  1. Ethnoarchaeological perspective of pottery: making tradition in North East India: affinities with East and South East Asia (Garima Thakuria)


  1. Further archaeological investigation in the Mimi area of the Naga Ophiolite Belt, Nagaland: some observations from new evidence (Tiatoshi Jamir)


  1. Megalithic rituals of the Poumai Tribes of Manipur (Potshangbam Binodini Devi)


  1. Necklace of ethnic groups of Naga, India: their meaning and function through time (Manabu Koiso)


  1. Origin and development of pottery and agriculture in Middle Ganga Plain: possible affinities with East Asia and Southeast Asia (Kulbhushan Mishra)


  1. Potters of Longpi Tangkhul Naga tribe of Manipur, India and its relationship with South East Asia’s northern black polished Ware (Gachui Rangya)


  1. Shifting cultivation in North East India and South East Asia: a study on cultural affinity (Jonali Devi)


Metallurgy and mankind in Southeast Asia’s past


Room: Salle de cours rez-de-jardin MAE


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Oliver Pryce and Stéphanie Leroy


This panel seeks papers challenging assumptions about the complex Man:metal interactions thought to shape Southeast Asia’s historical trajectory from the Bronze Age to the present day by drawing on the increasingly rich regional database for metal production, exchange and consumption behaviours.


  1. Decorated Indian bronze bowls found in Thailand: a re-evaluation (Ian Glover)


  1. Implementation of the new archaeometallurgy paradigm in Southeast Asia (Joyce White and Elizabeth Hamilton)


  1. How much is enough and what to do with it: which direction Southeast Asian lead isotope archaeology? (Oliver Pryce)


  1. Metal artifacts from Gua Harimau (Harimau Cave) South Sumatera, Indonesia: composition and structure analysis (Harry Octavianus Sofian and Oliver Pryce)


  1. Comparisons between megalithic and early historic Indian vessels & high-tin bronzes with early examples found in Thailand (Sharada Srinivasan)


  1. Late prehistoric metal exchange networks in the Thai-Malay Peninsula: matches, fakes and a chronological shift (Bérénice Bellina-Pryce and Oliver Pryce)


  1. Technical investigations of a Khmer bronze male deity from the Metropolitan Museum: Angkorian foundry practices and 11th century innovations (Brice Vincent, Federico Caro and Donna Strahan)


  1. Casting for the king: the royal palace bronze workshop of Angkor Thom (Martin Polkinghorne, Brice Vincent and Nicolas Thomas)


  1. Contemporary traditions of ritual bronze casting in Cambodia (Samnang Huot and Martin Polkinghorne)


  1. Elemental analysis and provenance study on metal artefacts from the 12-13th century’s Java Sea wreck (Jun Kimura, Laure Dussubieux and Saito Tsutomu)


  1. Iron and the Khmer empire (9th to 15th c.): a multidisciplinary (sourcing and dating) approach to evaluate the iron procurement during the Angkorian period (Stéphanie Leroy, Mitch Hendrickson, Philippe DIllmann, Emmanuelle Delque-Kolic and Enrique Vega)


Symbolism of ancient sculptural art evidenced across the islands of Sumatra, Java, and Bali


Room: Salle de cours rez-de-jardin MAE


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Lesley Pullen


Figurative symbolism displayed on Sumatran, Javanese and Balinese architecture and sculpture is much in evidence during the classical pre-Islamic period. Hindu-Buddhist temple architecture contains relief and free standing sculpture, much of which displays esoteric and tantric iconography.


  1. Tantric traces on Bumiayu Site, South Sumatera, Indonesia (Sondang Martini Siregar)


  1. Skulls and heads in textile patterns in East Java in the 13th century (Lesley Pullen)


  1. Two East Javanese sculptures to be reunited (Lydia Kieven)


  1. Traces of Tantric Hinduism in Bali (Agustijanto Indradjaja)


  1. Early Avalokitsvara statuettes from insular Southeast Asia and ascetic iconography (Sofia Sundstrom)


Multi-scalar archaeological studies of social formations and networked exchange in the Late Metal Age: early historical transition in island Southeast Asia


Room: Salle du conseil 4th floor MAE


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Laura Junker


This panel brings together multi-scalar research on social organization and interaction in the later Metal Age and Early Historic Period of island Southeast Asia to examine the possible generative role of Metal Age societies on the formation of Early Historic maritime trading polities.


  1. Metal Age transitions to Early Historic Maritime trading polities in the Philippines: theoretical models and methodological issues (Laura Junker)


  1. Revisiting the Magsuhot Metal Age jar burial site: the recent findings of the Bacong archaeological excavation in Barangay Magsuhot, Municipality of Bacong, Negros Oriental in Central Philippines (Nida Cuevas and Eusebio Dizon)


  1. Kilns and Chiefs: Examining Connections in the Pre-Colonial Philippines and Southern China (Rory Dennison)


  1. A search for the Himologan (Agnes Paulita Roa)


Studying the present to unfold the past


Room: Salle 211 G MAE


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Hermine Xhauflair and Julien Corny


This session aims to explore how studying modern populations who now inhabit Southeast Asia can shed a new light on the remains of the Past and help us to understand what took place in the region during the past millennia.


  1. Are the shape variations of human molar teeth from submodern populations a reliable indicator to infer population history of Southeast Asia? (Julien Corny)


  1. Dissecting the ancient and most recent genetic affinity of Andaman Negrito populations (Gyaneshwer Chaubey)


  1. Ethno-archaeological investigation at a cave dwelling settlement pattern of Southern China and Southeast Asia (Shan Tong)


  1. Genetic evidence for postglacial dispersals in Island Southeast Asia (Stephen Oppenheimer, David Bulbeck, Pedro Soares, Marie Lin, Ken Khong Eng, Teresa Rito, Jean Trejaut, Maria Pala and Martin Richards)


  1. Human migration histories in island Southeast Asia from the viewpoint of genetics (Timothy Jinam and Naruya Saitou)


  1. Lessons in the forest (Jonathan Kress)


  1. Modern lessons in reinterpreting: reappropriating and understanding hunter-gatherer studies (Larissa Smith)


  1. The demise of Gatbuca cooking pot: an ethnoarchaeology of a dying community craft specialization in the Philippines (Rhayan Melendres)


  1. The peopling of Nias: alternative perspectives from clinical genetics (Ingo Kennerknecht, P. Johannes Hämmerle, Christine Zuehlke and Jerzy Roch Nofer)


  1. The role of domestic animals in early Philippine agricultural communities: evidences from ethnozoology and zooarchaeology (Noel Amano)


  1. Tracking past technical behaviours: the contribution of ethnoarchaeology and anthropology of technology (Hermine Xhauflair)


Ceramics from mainland and island Southeast Asia: understanding ancient communities, cultural interactions, and socio-economic trajectories.


Room: Salle des Conférences bât B


Time: 9:30


Chairs: Aude Favereau and Alexandra De Leon


Historically, ceramic studies in Southeast Asia have tended to focus on specific regions rather than on connections between regions. This panel aims at investigating ceramics over social landscapes of varying scale, to look at connections within Mainland Southeast Asia, but also, with the Islands.


  1. Liang Abu pottery assemblage: more pots to fill the Kalimantan archaeological void (Sébastien Plutniak, Adhi Agus Oktaviana, Bambang Sugiyanto, Jean-Michel Chazine and Francois-Xavier Ricaut)


  1. Networks of circulation and exchange in the South China Sea (500 BC – AD 200) (Aude Favereau)


  1. From the Mekong delta to the south coast of Arabia: the case of lids-lamps with central gripping hole, ceramological study of an indianized shape (Guillaume Epinal)


  1. Vietnam in the Marine Ceramic Road (Bach Ngo The)


  1. Consumption and distribution of ceramics after Angkor (Yuni Sato)


  1. Social complexity and connectedness between Island Southeast Asia and the Marianas (Mary Clare Swete Kelly and Olaf Winter)


  1. Understanding social formations and social interaction of Metal Age societies in Island Southeast Asia through jar burials (Alexandra De Leon)


  1. Ceramics of the Cirebon shipwreck and its distribution in Eastern Coast of Southern Sumatera archaeological sites (Eka Asih Putrina Taim)


  1. Production in open area and high temperature kilns sites: Vietnamese ceramics, the turning point of the 1st century A.D. (Béatrice Wisniewski)


  1. Cross the border Ceramic industries along the Red River from 14th to 16th centuries (Chingfei Shih)


  1. Case Study on the Early Khmer Ceramic industries: Bang Kong Kiln in Angkor, Cambodia (Wai Yee, Sharon Wong)


Religio-cultural studies


Room: Salle du conseil 4th floor MAE


Time: 11:30


Chairs: Vijayakumar Babu


Socio-Economic Conditions in South East Asia-Cambodia-An Epigraphical Study.


  1. Presence of Puranic Culture in South East Asia: a case study (Keshavan Arayana)


  1. Warfare in South East Asia (c.1600-1900 AD): a case study (Ravindra Kumar Sharma)


  1. Travelogues of South East Asia (c.900-1800 AD): a case study (Pushpa Sharma)