Thai artefacts going home

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Exciting news about the return of artefacts from Department of Anthropology at the University of Hawaii to Thailand, via ISEAA

Repatriation News!! The Department of Anthropology of the University of Hawai´i at Mānoa reports (drum roll…) all of…

Posted by Institute for Southeast Asian Archaeology – ISEAA on Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Job: A/Professor in Anthropology, University of Hawaii Hilo

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UH Hilo is looking for a new professor with a specialty in Pacific Paleobotany to start next August. Application details here.

Teach graduate and undergraduate courses in human-environment interactions with a preferred topical specialty in Pacific paleobotany, but other paleoenvironmental specializations will be considered; advise students; contribute to program development, including the establishment of a paleoenvironmental laboratory through grant funding; conduct research; contribute to curriculum and advising in UH Hilo’s Heritage Management M.A. degree program, serve on university committees, engage in scholarly activities and/or creative endeavors which contribute to the mission of the University. Perform service to the University and community.

Call for sessions and Papers: 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage, May 12-16 2014

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The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and University of Hawaii welcome you to the Second Asia-Pacific regional conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage
– Date: 12-16 May 2014
– Location: Honolulu Hawaii
– Host organisations: National Marine Sanctuary Foundation; University of Hawaii Marine Option Program

This conference aims to:
– address management and protection strategies of underwater cultural heritage in Asia and the countries of the Indian and Pacific Oceans in the 21st Century
– facilitate regional cooperation through the development of academic and governmental networks in the Asia-Pacific region
– provide a forum for discussion of technical and ethical issues related to underwater cultural heritage and underwater archaeology
A wide range of people involved with underwater cultural heritage are encouraged to attend including those from universities, government agencies, museums, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector and the community. This conference follows the Inaugural Asian Academy for Heritage Management Asia-Pacific Regional Conference hosted by the National Museum of the Philippines, November 2011.

Key dates:
Theme and Session Submission Deadline: July 30, 2013
– Theme and session organizers shall submit theme or session descriptions via email to the APCONF session committee (Athiyaman Natarajan: for consideration.
Paper Abstract Submission Deadline: August 30, 2013
Paper Submission Deadline: October 30, 2013

Please access to the Conference Web-site for further details, including Call for Papers/Sessions, Author’s Guidelines, etc:

Dr. Hans Van Tilburg
on behalf of the APCONF 2014 Organizing Committee

Call for Papers: Explorations

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EXPLORATIONS is edited and published by graduate students at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa with administrative support provided by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS). The journal provides a peer-reviewed forum for graduate scholarship on Southeast Asia. Submissions are welcomed from all disciplines, however the author must be currently enrolled in an academic program or a recent graduate (within the last year). The journal is produced through a blind review process, by volunteer editors with the guidance of a faculty advisor. EXPLORATIONS is published electronically and in hard copy, and is distributed to Southeast Asian Studies programs, centers, and university libraries both nationally and internationally. Works published in EXPLORATIONS are not necessarily representative of the views of the editors or CSEAS, and responsibility for the opinions expressed and the factual accuracy of papers lies with the individual authors.

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Call for Papers: Explorations in Southeast Asia

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The student-run journal for graduate students based at the University of Hawai’i at Manoa is seeking papers for the Spring 2010 issue. Deadline for submissions is November 9, 2009. Download the flyer here.

Explorations showcases student research on Southeast Asia from a diverse range of disciplinary perspectives and welcomes submissions from graduate students currently enrolled in a formal program of study in the US and abroad. We welcome submissions from all disciplines, including history, Asian studies, languages and literature, social sciences and the humanities.