New Archaeolgy Discoveries in Asia: Book Launch for "Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology"

Panel Discussion: Institute of East Asian Studies: Mongolia Initiative | April 29 | 3-5 p.m. | 180 Doe Library

 Peter V. Lape, Anthropology, University of Washington; John W. Olsen, Anthropology, University Arizona

 Junko Habu, Anthropology, UC Berkeley

 Institute of East Asian Studies (IEAS), UC Berkeley Mongolia Initiative

This event celebrates the publication of the Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology by inviting two editors of this volume, both of whom are prominent scholars in the field of Asian Archaeology. Prof. John W. Olsen (University of Arizona) will talk about his recent archaeological expeditions in Mongolia and Tibet with a focus on Paleolithic archaeology in these regions. Peter V. Lape (University of Washington) will discuss his recent survey of small islands in eastern Indonesia and new information about the Island SE Asian Neolithic period.

 ieas@berkeley.edu, 510-642-2809