Papers from the Fourteenth International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists: Volume I edited by Helen Lewis. Paperback; 203x276mm; 244 pages; 170 figures, 13 tables. (Print RRP: £45.00). 114 2020. Available both in print and Open Access. Printed ISBN 9781789695052. Epublication ISBN 9781789695069. |
EurASEAA14: Ancient and Living Traditions is the first of two volumes comprising papers originally presented at the EurASEAA14 (European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists) conference in 2012, updated for publication. The aim of the EurASEAA is to facilitate communication between different disciplines, to present current work in the field, and to stimulate future research. This international initiative aims to foster international scholarly cooperation in the field of Southeast Asian archaeology, art history and philology.
This volume focuses substantially on topics under the broad themes of archaeology and art history, epigraphy, philology, historic archaeology, ethnography, ethnoarchaeology, ethnomusicology, materials studies, and long-distance trade and exchange.
About the Editor
Helen Lewis is an associate professor at University College Dublin School of Archaeology. Her research in Southeast Asia has mostly focused on cave sites in Laos, Malaysian Borneo, and the Philippine island of Palawan, where she co-directs the Palawan Island Palaeohistory Research Project. She chaired the EurASEAA14 Conference in Dublin in 2012.
Table of Contents (provisional)
Editorial introduction to EurASEAA14 Volumes 1 and 2 Helen Lewis ;
Events in the Life of the Buddha: Pagan sculptures in the Hermitage collection and their context in the art of mainland Southeast Asia Olga Deshpande and Pamela Gutman ;
A note on two peculiar stone pedestals in the form of atlas dwarfish figures (yakṣas) Valιrie Zaleski ;
Representations of the female in Thai Buddhist manuscript paintings Jana Igunma ;
Prajñāpāramitā in thirteenth century Java and Sumatra: two sculptures disconnected by textile designs Lesley S Pullen ;
Islamic calligraphy, re-interpreted by local genius in Javanese mosque ornamentation, Indonesia (fifteenth century CE to present) Hee Sook Lee-Niinioja ;
Understanding the Champa polity from archaeological and epigraphic evidence a critical stocktaking Bishnupriya Basak ;
A tale of two Khmer bronzecasting families, the Chhem and the Khat: how traditional bronzecasting revived in the area around Phnom Penh after the Khmer Rouge (1975-1979), and the expansion and modernization of that tradition in the 1990s: a preliminary report Jane P. Allison ;
The history and distribution of the free-reed mouth-organ in SE Asia Roger Blench ;
The ethnoarchaeology of Southeast Asian foragers: resiliency in Ata indigenous knowledge and cultural expression in the pre-Hispanic and Hispanic Philippines Larissa Smith ;
Megalithic rituals of the Maram tribe of Manipur Binodini Devi Potshangbam ;
The hidden, unique, bronze battleship from Mt. Dobo, East Flores, Indonesia, assumed to date to the Dong-Son period Herwig Zahorka ;
Kattigara of Claudius Ptolemy and Σc Eo: the issue of trade between the Roman Empire and Funan in the Graeco-Roman written sources Kasper Hanus and Emilia Smagur ;
Cowries in southwestern China, and trade with India and Myanmar in ancient and modern times Xiao Minghua ;
The source of the seashells and ivories found in southwest China in the pre-Qin Period Duan Yu ;
Southeast Asia and the development of advanced sail types across the Indian Ocean Tom Hoogervorst ;
Mediaeval Fansur: a long-lost harbor in Aceh Edmund Edwards McKinnon and Nurdin A.R. ;
The world turned upside down: sago-palm processors in northeast India and the origins of Chinese civilization Roger Blench ;
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