We politely call for abstracts for a session of upcoming “The 3rd SEAMEO SPAFA International Conference on Southeast Asian Archaeology” that will be held in Bangkok, Thailand (June 17-21, 2019).
S05 LIFE OF URBAN AND RURAL SOCIETIES IN ANCIENT SOUTHEAST ASIA
Conveners: Dong Hoon Shin and Yong Jun Kim
E-mail to convener: firstname.lastname@example.org
This session aims to bring together researchers from Asia to discuss diverse aspects of Early Asian societies; daily life, health, social institution, ritual landscape and complex relationship between urban and rural societies. The movement of people, goods and resources keep in close connections. It is said that everyone has clear idea on what cities are, but still far unclear how big it should be. Today in Switzerland, urban areas are more than 10,000 inhabitants, while in Iceland, populations of several hundred for urban. Thus this session will touch upon different views on what urban is in Early Asia. Almost all ancient citi…