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What Conference
When January 07, 2012
from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm
Where Royce Hall, Room 314
Contact Name Helle Girey
Contact Email
Contact Phone 310-825-0612
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Symposium Schedule

January 6, 2012

7:30-9:30pm  Fowler Museum, Lenart Auditorium

Keynote Lecture 1: “Archaeology under a Microscope”

Liu Li, Professor of Archaeology, Stanford University


January 7, 2012

Royce Hall, Rm 314

9:00-9:15am  - Welcome

Yan Yunxiang, David Schaberg, Li Min, Lothar von Falkenhausen (UCLA)

9:15-10:45  - Panel I

Chair: Yan Yunxiang

"What is the Oldest Site on the Tibetan Plateau and Why Should We Care"

P. Jeffrey Brantingham (UCLA)

"Old Model, New Evidence: Rethinking the Chinese Interaction Sphere"                          Li Xinwei (Institute of Archaeology, CASS)

“Ceramic Analysis and its Relation to Craft Production in the Ancient Chengdu

Kuei-chen Lin (UCLA)


10:45-11:00am - Coffee Break


11:00am-1:00pm  - Panel II

Chair: Liu Li

"Storytellers in the Bronze Age China: Ancestral Landscape, Heirlooms, and

Li Min (UCLA)

“The Religious Belief of the Lower Reaches of Changjiang River in Bronze Age-Based on the Analysis of Bronze Sticks”

Lang Jianfeng (Shandong University)

“Manufacture Organization of Chu Style Bronzes”

Yuan Yanling (Chongqing Normal University)

“Movements along the Western Part of the Crescent-Shape Exchange-Belt – The Prehistoric Liangshan Region as a Multi-Cultural ‘Intersection"                                        Anke Hein (UCLA)


1:00-2:00pm -  Lunch Break


2:00-3:30pm -  Panel III

Chair: David Schaberg (UCLA)

“Early Chinese Screens in Archaeological Contexts”

 Guolong Lai (University of Florida)

“The Military in Western Zhou Bronze Inscriptions”

Shang Yantao (South China Normal University)

“The Writing in the Wall: Talismanic Uses of Manuscripts”

 Hanmo Zhang (UCLA)

“Sidelights on Chinese Antiquarianism”

 Lothar von Falkenhausen (UCLA)


3:30-3:45pm -  Coffee Break


3:45-5:00pm -  Keynote Lecture 2: “Early Cities and the Evolution of History”

Norman Yoffee (Professor Emeritus, University of Michigan)


Attendees of this symposium may also wish to attend a public seminar given by Norman Yoffee on January 6, 4:00-6:00pm, at the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology (Fowler Museum, Room A139), on "The Evolution of Fragility".


Parking $11. 8:00-10.00 AM Parking Services Staff at Lot 5 to take

payment and provide parking permits. Lot 5 is at Sunset and Royce Drive.


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