International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology
The International Centre for Chinese Heritage and Archaeology, a joint
association between the School for Archaeology and Museology of Peking
University and the UCL Institute of Archaeology, is tasked with bringing
China's cultural past to western scholars. Through its China Nights
events and Guest Lecture Series, the Centre endeavours to promote all
aspects of Chinese history and prehistory and strengthen academic links
between China and Europe. In addition, the ICCHA regularly hosts
world-class conferences, bridge the gap in archaeological thought and
A wide range of research related to the archaeology and heritage of China is carried out at UCL. We are also starting a new MA program which places China in a wider comparative regional context, MA in the Archaeology and Heritage of Asia.
October 23, 2013
Remote Periphery or Centre of Communication? Technology and Cultural Implication of the Shang Period Bronzes from the Hanzhong Basin
By Dr CHEN Kunlong, University of Science and Technology Beijing
Full programme of events in the academic year 2013-14 will be available soon. Please subscribe to ICCHA mailing list by email firstname.lastname@example.org to get latest information on upcoming events and news.
For recent scoops in Chinese Archaeology that have caught our attention:
UCL Connections, involving Institute PhD research student LIU Jia, has been awarded £5,000 at the recent Digital Humanities prize workshop (25-26 April), organised by the Grand Challenge of Intercultural Interaction and convened by Melissa Terras, Director, Centre for Digital Humanities. The workshop was the conclusion of the UCL's Digital Humanities Month. More...
Between 17-28 April 2013, researchers Zhang Shangxin and Shao Wenbin from the Museum of Emperor Qin Shihuang’s Mausoleum visited IoA for the purpose of specialist training in archaeological ceramic analysis. More...
The first set of articles in Oxford Bibliographies: Chinese Studies is now online. Several UK China Studies people have been involved as authors or editors. The first batch of 54 articles covers a range of topics, a somewhat larger number are in process and over 300 are being planned. For more details and the access to the bibliographies, please click here. More...
The 9th meeting of Worked Bone Research Group (WBRG) will be held in Zhengzhou, Henan Province, from 14th to the 20th of April 2013, hosted by Henan Administration of Cultural Heritage and the Henan Provincial Institute of Cultural Heritage. More...
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Maoshan site, 3rd Millennium BC rice paddyfield landscape near Hangzhou, under excavation by the Zhejiang Province Institute of Archaeology and Cultural Relics 2010. Archaeobotanical research is part of an ICCHA research project including staff and students from London and Beijing (part of the Early Rice Project)