The archaeology of burial mounds in Japan and Europe: comparative and contextual perspectives

Wednesday 4 Nov 2015 - Friday 6 Nov 2015 |

Schloss Hohentübingen, Fürstenzimmer, Germany

About the workshop

This workshop, co-organised and hosted by the Department of Archaeology at the Eberhard Karls University in Tubingen, will examine current trends in the archaeology of mounded tombs. Relating closely to the Sainsbury Institute’s ongoing research into the archaeology of the kofun period, this specialist workshop brings together experts from Japan, Germany, UK and France.’

Organized by

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Thomas Knopf (University of Tübingen)

Werner Steinhaus M.A. (Hiroshima),

Dr. Simon Kaner (Sainsbury Institute)

Prof. Dr. Shin‘ya Fukunaga (Osaka University)

Workshop poster         Workshop programme

Supported and sponsored by:

University of Tübingen

German Research Foundation (DFG)

Osaka University

Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures