CHAMPA CITADELS: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL STUDY

CHAMPA CITADELS: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL STUDY ĐỖ TRƯỜNG GIANG, YAMAGATA MARIKO, NGUYỄN VĂN QUẢNG, SUZUKI TOMOMI From 2009 to 2012, a joint research team of Japanese and Vietnamese archaeologists led by the late A/P. Dr. Nishimura Masanari conducted surveys and excavations at fifteen sites around the Hóa Châu Citadel in Thừa Thiên Huế Province, which was built by the Champa people in the ninth … Continue reading CHAMPA CITADELS: AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL STUDY

Diplomacy, Trade and Networks: Champa in the Asian Commercial Context (7th-10th Centuries)

Diplomacy, Trade and Networks: Champa in the Asian Commercial Context (7th-10th Centuries) Do Truong Giang LINK TO READ FULL PAPER: https://journals.openedition.org/moussons/3521?lang=en Abstracts  Previous studies of Champa history mainly based on an assumption that Champa was an “Indianized” kingdom who profoundly influenced by Indian civilization. Recent studies, however, have convinced that apart from Indian influence, Champa did benefit greatly from other civilization centers, especially China and Middle East. … Continue reading Diplomacy, Trade and Networks: Champa in the Asian Commercial Context (7th-10th Centuries)

Excavating Trien Tranh relic

Trien Tranh relic is in Duy Trinh commune, Duy Xuyên district (Quang Nam province). It was found at the end of August 2014 by the construction units of Da Nang – Quang Ngai highway with a lot of ancient artefacts such as tiles, bricks… Since December, 2014, Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism has assigned Institute of Archaeology and Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism … Continue reading Excavating Trien Tranh relic

Số hóa Thư tịch cổ Chăm

Thư tịch cổ được xem như là cánh cửa để con người hôm nay mở ra phần tri thức của đồng bào Chăm vốn đã bị thời gian che giấu. Các làng Chăm ở tỉnh Ninh Thuận đang lưu giữ nhiều thư tịch cổ Chăm vô cùng quý giá. Nhưng, vốn quý ấy đang có nguy cơ mất đi bởi chất liệu của thư tịch … Continue reading Số hóa Thư tịch cổ Chăm

Four 800-year-old ceramic kilns discovered in central Vietnam

The remains of at least four 800-year-old pottery kilns of the Champa culture have been unearthed by experts of the museum of Binh Dinh Province in central Vietnam at the archaeological site of Truong Cuu Hill in An Nhon Town. They found fairly intact ceramic ovens and nearly 1,000 ceramic objects including bowls, plates, jars and tiles over a 100sq.m area. Traces of ruined ceramic … Continue reading Four 800-year-old ceramic kilns discovered in central Vietnam

Ports, Shipwrecks, and Ceramics: A Maritime History of the Ancient Champa Kingdom by Do Truong Giang (Alex)

About the talk Champa kingdom is largely known as a typical maritime polity in pre-modern Southeast Asia. Thanks to its strategic location between the Chinese market and the world of Southeast Asia and South Asia, the Champa coast became a frequent destination of foreign traders and merchant ships for centuries. Ceramics was among the most important commodities in trade between Champa and traders. The talk … Continue reading Ports, Shipwrecks, and Ceramics: A Maritime History of the Ancient Champa Kingdom by Do Truong Giang (Alex)

Ancient Campa Ports Project

The Ancient Campa Ports project is currently being conducted by Do Truong Giang (aka Alex Giang), who is a Vietnamese PhD candidate at the National University of Singapore. This thesis proposes an alternative discourse of Campa history and aims at integrating the history of Campa into a larger context of regional and global history in particular the integration of Campa into international economic systems. Alex’s … Continue reading Ancient Campa Ports Project