Vietnam to launch $18,6 million project to preserve the Bach Dang Battle field site

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on May 3 attended a launching ceremony for a project to preserve a historical relic in Cao Quy village, Lien Khe commune, Thuy Nguyen district, the northern port city of Hai Phong. The project, which also include the construction of a 3.5-km road linking a highway to the 30,700-sq.-m relic site, costs a total of VND427 billion (US$18.6 million). The … Continue reading Vietnam to launch $18,6 million project to preserve the Bach Dang Battle field site

CONFERENCE CFP: LỖ GIANG TEMPORARY PALACE IN THE HISTORY OF TRẦN DYNASTY (13TH-14TH CENTURIES)

Jointly organized by Institute of Imperial Citadel Studies – Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and Thái Bình Provincial People’s Committee. Dates: November 29-30, 2019. Venue: Hall of People’s Committee of Hưng Hà district, Thái Bình province. Languages: Vietnamese-English-Japanese (Tiếng Việt đọc tại đây: https://www.facebook.com/viennghiencuukinhthanh/posts/782532252201704) Your support in circulating this Call for Paper in your Network is much appreciated! —————– Thái Bình, locates in the East of … Continue reading CONFERENCE CFP: LỖ GIANG TEMPORARY PALACE IN THE HISTORY OF TRẦN DYNASTY (13TH-14TH CENTURIES)

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)

Panel in honour of Dr Nishimura at the Asian Association of World History Congress

Panel Proposal for The 3rd AAWH Congress in Singapore, May 2015 Title of Panel: The Ancient Studies in Vietnam ~ The Late Professor Nishimura’s Area studies from the view of integration of Archaeology and History~ Description: This panel aims at studying the ancient history of Vietnam by inviting both archaeologists and historians to cooperate in search for a more nuance understanding of the ancient history … Continue reading Panel in honour of Dr Nishimura at the Asian Association of World History Congress

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

The 13th Century (?) Shipwreck founded offshore central Vietnam

A shipwreck dating to the 13th century has been discovered recently offshore Quang Ngai Province. The Port of Co Luy in Quang Ngai Provice Antiquities discovered around the 700-year-old wreck Quang Ngai: Search for other wrecks around the 700-year-old ship The 700-year-old wreck in pictures Quang Ngai: 700-year-old wreck found intact 700-year-old shipwreck antiquities found in central Vietnam Further updates on the Quang Ngai shipwreck … Continue reading The 13th Century (?) Shipwreck founded offshore central Vietnam

Inauguration of The Underwater Archaeology Department – Vietnam Institute of Archaeology (IA)

The Underwater Archaeology Department, under the IA (In Vietnamese: Phòng Khảo cổ học Dưới nước) will formally start operations from the 1st July, 2013, with the Decision No. 141/QĐ-KCH, dated on the 25th June, 2013 which nominate Dr. Le Thi Lien as Head of the Underwater Archaeology Department. In the first period of establishment, the main functions of the Department are: 1) Surveys, rescure excavations … Continue reading Inauguration of The Underwater Archaeology Department – Vietnam Institute of Archaeology (IA)