ISEAA is pleased to be able to begin to share access to chapters in the Ban Chiang monograph suite on metallurgy. The University of Pennsylvania Press, which is publishing the Ban Chiang Metals Monograph series, has a 12 month embargo period for posting copies of work online. Essentially, authors must wait 12 months after their
34th Street, the University of Pennsylvania’s student-run magazine, featured Joyce White on the cover of their February 6, 2019 print edition. The story covered her role as an expert witness in Operation Antiquity, a high-profile smuggling investigation led by the U.S. Read the article here.
Photo: Hermine Xhauflair receives ISEAA’s Early Career Award in 2018 Announcement: The Institute for Southeast Asian Archaeology announces the third round of the biennial award of $1000 for early career Southeast Asian archaeologists. Committee Charge: The committee solicits nominations and selects recipients for the Early Career Award in Southeast Asian Archaeology. The committee selects a
The Society for American Archaeology is holding its 84th annual meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico from April 10-14, 2019. On April 11, SAA will host a symposium called Paradigms Shift: New Interpretations in Mainland Southeast Asian Archaeology. The chairs are Vincent Pigott and Chin-hsin Liu and the discussant is Ben Marwick. Session abstract: Over the
Photo: Joyce White and Lung Li look over plant specimens in Thailand in 1981. On February 26, 2019, Chantel White, Fabian Toro, and Joyce White have published online “Rice carbonization and the archaeobotanical record: experimental results from the Ban Chiang ethnobotanical collection, Thailand” in Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences. Through a set of carefully controlled carbonization
In November and December 2018, ISEAA and Lao colleagues headed to the area of Thakhek, Laos to conduct a survey in an area that had never been recorded by archaeologists before. The team set to do two things: produce a digital map of the historic temple complex at Vat Sikhottabong on the Mekong river, and
Volume 2B of the Ban Chiang metals monograph has been published! It is called Metals and Related Evidence from Ban Chiang, Ban Tong, Ban Phak Top, and Don Klang. This volume presents in detail how the metals and such remains as crucibles excavated from four sites in northeast Thailand have been studied to understand the