A New Archaeology Initiative to Elucidate the Formation Process of Chinese Civilization

International workshop “Considering the emergence of village life in eastern Central Asia” will be held on February 14, 2023 (Tue.)

Date: February 14, 2023 (Tue.) 13:00-16:30
Venue: Kanazawa University and online (Zoom)

13:00-13:10          Opening remarks Shogo Kume (Kanazawa University)
13:10-13:40          “Neolithization” in the Kyzylkum Desert and beyond: A Kelteminar site of Ayakagytma in Uzbekistan
                              Hikmatullar Hoshimov (Samarkand Institute of Archaeology)
13:40-14:10          Dalverzin: “Neolithization” and early sedentarization in the Fergana Valley in the Bronze Age
                              Shogo Kume (Kanazawa University)
14:10-14:40          Early millet and milk utilization in Eastern Central Asia: Lipid analysis in pottery from the Dalverzin Site
                              Yoshiki Miyata (The University of Tokyo)
14:40-15:00          Coffee break
15:00-15:30          Dispersal of domestic ungulates into the Eastern Central Asia and livestock economy at Dalverzin
                              Saiji Arai (The University of Tokyo)
15:30-16:00          Reconstruction of diet signature in Dalverzin site using stable isotope analysis
                              Takashi Gakuhari (Kanazawa University)
16:00-16:30          Discussion


Shogo Kume (shogo_kume*[at]staff.kanazawa-u.ac.jp) 
Institute for the Study of Ancient Civilizations and Cultural Resources, Kanazawa University