- This year, we have conducted the following meetings mainly through Zoom.
The 1st meeting of A01 (16 Jun. 10:00-12:00)
Go Matsumoto "Excavations of the Great Plaza at Huacas de Sican and Landscape Analysis"
Comment: Atsushi Yamamoto
The 2nd meeting of A01 (23 Jun. 16:00-18:00)
Nobuyuki Ito "A Study of the Creation of Urban Landscape in Mesoamerica"
Comment: Saburo Sugiyama
The 3rd meeting of A01 (8 Aug. 10:00-12:00)
Toru Yamaguchi "Landscape History of Intertwined Humans and Nature: Atoll Islands of Oceania"
Comment: Akira Goto
The 2nd meeting of A03 (27 Jun. 10:00-12:00)
Mitsuhiko Okayasu "Review of the ‘Asiatic Warfare Complex'"
Naoto Teramae "The Use and Display of Weapons in the Yayoi and Kofun Periods"
The 3rd meeting of A03 (2 Aug. 9:30-12:00)
Akira Ichikawa "Warfare in the Mesoamerica"
Takehiko Matsugi "Warfare in the Prehistoric Japanese Archipelago"
The 4th meeting of A03 (30 Aug. 9:30-13:00)
Tatsuya Hashimoto "Kofun-period Arms, Armor, and Warfare within East Asian Society"
Shinya Watanabe "Warfare and Rituals: The Case of the Ancient Andes"
Kenichiro Tsukamoto "The El Palmar Dynasty in the Warfare between Ancient Mayan Dynasties (A.D. 378- 738)"
The 1st meeting of A02 (15 Jun. 15:00-17:00)
Makiko Kuwabara "Transmission and Change in Marquesas-style Tattoos"
Comment: Tomo Ishimura
The 2nd meeting of A02 (6 July 15:00-17:00)
Yuichiro Kudo “The Origins of Lacquer Culture in Japan and ‘Out of Eurasia’”
Comment: Naoko Matsumoto
The 3rd meeting of A02 (10 Aug. 15:00-17:00)
Shigeru Kabata "Materiality of Urbanism in Ancient Mexico: Dominating the Space and the Universe"
Comment: Yuichi Matsumoto and Yoshifumi Ueno
The 1st meeting of B01 (18 May 13:00-15:00)
Takuya Soma "Sustainable Resilience of Nomadic Herder Communities Examined from Traditional Indigenous Knowledge as 'The Law of the Grassland'"
Comment: Tetsuya Inamura
The 2nd meeting of B01 (23 May 15:00-17:00)
Msahiro Umezaki "Nutritional Adaptation of Austronesians Who Moved into Remote Oceania"
Comment: Kazuhiro Suda
The 3rd meeting of B01 (1 Jun 13:00-15:00)
Presenter: Masanori Goto "Native domestic animals and the concept of natural environment in Sakha (Yakutia)"
Comment: Keiichi Omura
The 4th meeting of B01 (6 Jun 13:00-15:00)
Yuki Furukawa "Anthropological Research on Landscape and Environmental Development in the Mountain Village, Northern Peru - Analysis from Mapping of Emotion"
Comment: Hironao Kawai
C01's 3D measurements: See fieldwork.
- International meeting "Monuments, Art, and Human Body: Out of Eurasia" was held at Teotihuacan, Mexico, from 27 to 28 Feb. Over 40 researchers joined from Japan, Mexico, and USA. (Picture1 / Picture2)
International forum "Foro de Arqueologiva Cognitiva; Momentos, Arte, y Cuerpo Humano, afuera de Eurasia. Monumentos y tumbas como lugar de memoria social" was held at Mexico. Over 80 people joined. (Pitucre1 / Picture2)
- Symposium "Theory and practice of 3D measurement and geometric morphometrics of artificial remains" was held at Kyushu University at 25 Jan. (Picture1 / Picture2 / Picture3 / Picture4)
- The 2nd conference of the project was held at Nanzan University at 11 -12 Jan. (Picture1 / Picture2 / Picture3 / Picture4 / Picture5 / Picture6 / Picture7)
- International Workshop "Early Civilizations from the Viewpoints of the Northeast Eurasian Prehistory: A New Perspective" was successfully finished. (Picture 1 / Picture 2)
- MORPH2019 was held at Tohoku University. The leader of the project and members of A02, A03, and C01 made presentations.
- A meeting of A03 and A02 was held at Okayama University.
- We held a kick-off meeting at Okayama University and a closed meeting at BIZEN Central and South American Museum. (Picture 1 / Picture 2 / Picture 3 / Picture 4 / Picture 5 / Picture 6)
- We co-hosted an experimental aesthetics symposium "On beauty: philosophical and psychological considerations to the empirical study of aesthetics" at Keio University.
- A meeting of the steering committee was held at Okayama University.
- A meeting of C01 was held at Shinagawa station.
- We held a meeting of the steering committee at the Tokyo office of Okayama University. (Picture)