East Asian Origins: Ancient History and Material Culture

Course Type: Lecture
Study Focus:

TeacherYOSHII HideoSHIMOGAKI HitoshiTOMII MakotoNAIKI Satoshi
Course Code: JK23001

In this special lecture, we offer an overview of various archaeological studies about the prehistoric and ancient East Asia, with the results of our researches and studies.

We also examine the characteristics of the archaeological studies of the East Asia in Japan, by comparison of the studies in Europe and the US.
The department of archaeology in Kyoto University has excavated archaeological sites in Japan, Korea, and China, and has gathered various artifacts from all areas of the world. These archaeological data will be introduced in this special lecture.

Course Information

Module: Research 1-3
CATS Requirements: BA 3rd. year or above

Day/Period: Mon 4
Location: Archeology
Sem. Romm
Credits: 2

Course Goals

By the end of this special lecture, student will get familiar with the artifacts of East Asia, and have general understanding of the issues about the prehistoric and ancient archaeology in East Asia.

For a detailed course schedule, please visit KULASIS.

Evaluation is based on attendance and participation: 40%, and course essay: 60%.