The Art and Archaeology of Ritual and Economy in East Asia: Workshop and Symposium in Honor of Lothar von Falkenhausen

2-Day Workshop and Symposium in Honor of Lothar von Falkenhausen

Photo for The Art and Archaeology of
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Charles E. Young Research Library Main Conference Room

   Image for Calendar Button   Image for Calendar Button

The Art and Archaeology of Ritual and Economy in East Asia: Workshop in Honor of Lothar von Falkenhausen
June 5, 2019, YRL Main Conference Room, UCLA

9:00-9:50 Group I: Chair and Discussant Jack Davey, George Washington University

9:00-9:15 Bryan Miller, University of Oxford: Accompaniment and Consumption: Animals in Mortuary Realms of the Xiongnu

9:15-9:30 Katherine Brunson, Brown University: The Social Zooarchaeology of Oracle Bone Divination in Northwest China

9:30-9:50 Comments and Discussion

9:50-10:40 Group II: Chair and Discussant: Sonya Lee, USC

9:50-10:05 Anke Hein, University of Oxford: Raw Material Hoards, Ritual Deposits, or Disturbed Burials: Object Pits in the Mountains of Southwest China (presentation in absentia)

10:05-10:20 Richard Ehrich, UCLA: The Sacrificial Pits at Sanxingdui: Unique Phenomena or Representatives of an Established Ritual Tradition?

10:20-10:40 Comments and Discussion

10:40-11:00 Coffee break

11:00-11:50 Group III: Chair and Discussant: Willeke Wendrich, UCLA

11:00-11:15 Li Min, UCLA: Liminal Places vs. State Power: Archaeology of Ritual Landscapes in Early China

11:15-11:30 Lin Kuei-chen, Academia Sinica: Archaeology of Community: Changing Settlement Patterns from the Baodun to the Shi’erqiao Periods

11:30-11:50 Comments and Discussion

11:50-12:40 Group IV: Chair and Discussant: Chair and Discussant: Lee Hui-shu, UCLA

11:50-12:05 Ye Wa, UCLA: State Regulations or Human Sentiment: the Disappearance of Funerary Figurines in 9th Century Chang'an and Luoyang

12:05-12:20 Burglind Jungmann, UCLA: Art and Ritual: Some Peculiarities of Commemorative Paintings of the Chosŏn Dynasty

12:20-12:40 Comments and Discussion

13:10-14:20 Group V: Chair and Discussant: Zhang Li, Zhengzhou University

13:10-13:25 Zhang Liangren, Nanjing University: Prehistoric Metallurgy of Eastern Xinjiang

13:25-13:40 Shi Tao, Sichuan University: Organization of early copper mining along the Yangzi River - A discussion of resource strategies in early China

13:40-13:55 Lee Hsiu-ping, UCLA, US: Production Debris in a Bronze Age Industrial Town: Contextualizing White Pottery at Nanwa, Henan (presentation in absentia)

13:55-14:20 Comments and Discussion

14:20-15:30 Group VI: Chair and Discussant: Bryan Miller, University of Oxford

14:20-14-35 Rowan Flad, Harvard University: Long Distance Influences and Local Adoption: Technological Changes in Ritual and Economy in Late Prehistoric China

14:35-14:50 Lai Guolong, University of Florida: Royal Ritual, Cowrie Shells, and the Production of Bronze in Early Western Zhou

14:50-15:05 Wen Chenghao, Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (IA CASS): Uncovering disguised Social Inequality: an Investigation of the Bronze Age Cemetery at Donghuishan from the Perspective of Ritual Economy

15:05-15:30 Comments and Discussion

15:30-15:50 Coffee break

15:50-16:40 Group VII: Chair and Discussant: David Schaberg, UCLA

15:50-16:05 Zhang Hanmo, Renmin Unversity: The Mawangdui T-Shaped Banners and their Ancient Egyptian Counterparts: A Comparison of Pictorial Compositions and Art Motifs

16:05-16:20 Minku Kim, The Chinese University of Hong Kong: New Perspectives on Two Kharoṣṭhī-Inscribed Artifacts Discovered in China Proper

16:20-16:40 Comments and Discussion

16:40-17:30 Group VIII: Chair and Discussant: Rhi Juhyuang, Seoul National University

16:40-16:55 Adam D. Smith, University of Pennsylvania: Early Chinese Free-standing Stone Columns and their Owners

16:55-17:10 Ellen Hsieh, National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan): Bencharong and Peranakan Porcelains in 19th Century Southeast Asia

17:10-17:30 Comments and Discussion

17:30 Lothar von Falkenhausen, UCLA: Concluding Remarks

The Art and Archaeology of Ritual and Economy in East Asia: Symposium in Honor of Lothar von Falkenhausen
June 6, 2019, YRL Main Conference Room, UCLA

9:00-10:00 Introductory words; Chair: Li Min, UCLA

9:15-9:30 David Schaberg, Dean of Humanities, UCLA

9:30-9:45 Willeke Wendrich, Director of the Cotsen Institute of Archaoelogy, UCLA

9:45-10:00 Rowan Flad, Harvard University, US

10:00-10:30 Coffee & Tea

10:30 – 12:00 Scholarly Talks I, Chair: Li Shuicheng, Peking University

10:30-11:00 Kazuo Miyamoto, Kyushu University: Professor Lothar von Falkenhausen and his Chinese Archaeology

11:00-11:30 Yangjin Pak, Chungnam National University: Mortuary Practice of Intentional Breakage of Burial Goods in Ancient Northeast Asia

11:30-12:00 Alain Thote, Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes: Bronze Vessels and Ceramic Containers: What does their Relationship tell us about Rituals in Bronze Age China?

12:00-12:20 Discussion

13:30-15:00 Scholarly Talks II, Chair: Sonya Lee, USC

13:30-14:00 Enno Giele, University of Heidelberg: Coins as a Measure of Economy in Early China

14:00-14:30 Wang Ming-ke, Academia Sinica: Primordial Community: Concept, Human Ecology and Reality

14:30-15:00 Wu Hung, University of Chicago: The Role of Archaeological Evidence in Historical Research

15:00-15:20 Discussion

15:20-15:50 Coffee break

15:50-17:00 Comments and panel discussion, Chair: Yan Yunxiang, UCLA

· Li Shuicheng, Peking University
· Miao Zhe, Zhejiang University
· Lee Hui-shu, UCLA
· Zhang Li, Zhengzhou University
· Rhi Juhyung, Seoul National University

17:30 Concluding words and video message from Li Ling

Sponsor(s): Center for Chinese Studies, Archaeology, East Asian Studies, UCLA School of Humanities, Henry Luce Foundation