Thursday, October 31, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Shin’ya FUKUNAGA (Professor of Archaeology, Osaka University): "Keyhole-Shaped Tombs and the State Formation of Japan (ca. mid-third to seventh century A.D.)"
Akira SEIKE (Professor of Archaeology, Kochi University): "Changes in Systems of Chiefly Succession during the Kofun Period"
Tatsuo NAKAKUBO (Assistant Professor of Archaeological Heritage Management, Osaka University): "Pottery of the Kofun Period: Resonance, Innovation, and Core-Periphery Relations"
Friday, November 1, 2013 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Int’l Center for East Asian Archaeology, 650 Beacon St. (Kenmore “T” stop on the Green Line B, C, or D trains), Boston University
Joseph RYAN (M.A. Candidate in Archaeology, Osaka University): "Warfare and State Formation in Ancient Japan"
Tatsuya HASHIMOTO (Associate Professor, Kagoshima University Museum): "Political Power and the Production and Distribution of Kofun-Period Armor"
Ken’ichi SASAKI (Professor of Archaeology, Meiji University): "Nature of Kofun Period Archaeology from a World Perspective"
Discussant: Dr. Satoru MURATA (Boston University and the Univ. of New Hampshire) and other workshop attendees
This event is co-sponsored by BU's East Asian Archaeology Forum, International Center for East Asian Archaeology and Cultural History with support from the Boston University Center for the Humanities; the Harvard East Asian Archaeology Seminar with support from the Harvard University Asia Center; and the Early Korea Project at the Korea Institute, Harvard University.