Allard Presents on Nanyue Kingdom at Conference in Mongolia, Initiates Archaeological Project in China

Posted on 9/5/2014 9:03:17 AM

Francis Allard, Department of Anthropology, spent the month of June 2014 in Asia, participating in a conference and initiating a project in southern China.

Allard presented a paper titled “Transformations and Incorporations at the Crossroad: The Case of the Nanyue Kingdom (2nd Century BCE) in Southern China” at the sixth worldwide conference of the Society for East Asian Archaeology (SEAA), held in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. As vice-president of SEAA, he was responsible for organizing the conference, which brought together 200 archaeologists and historians from all over the world.

He also spent two weeks in southern China, where he visited archaeological sites, museums, and began work on a project focused on early metallurgy in that region.

Department of Anthropology