Cultural History of PaleoAsia

Scientific Research on Innovative Areas,
a MEXT Grant-in-Aid Project


We organized a session at the CHAGS XII (Jul. 23-27, 2018)

CHAGS XII (12th International Conference on Hunting and Gathering Societies)
Schedule: July 23-27, 2018
Venue: Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang

Session Title: Comparative studies of hunter-gatherers in Asia: from nomadic to sedentary lifestyles for long-term periods (P15)

Convenor: Kazunobu Ikeya

Abstract: Hunter-gatherers in Asia have some characteristics: they have adapted to diversified circumstances from the far north to tropical zones, and have contacted and maintained relationships with neighbours. The continuity, social changes, and historical transitions from nomadic to sedentary life of hunter-gatherers in Asia from prehistory to the present will be discussed.