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Department of Archaeology, The University of Tokyo

What's New?

PDFs of Bulletin of the Department of Archaeology volumes 28 are newly available online!
The dapertment office is open as usual.(Mon to Fri: 1030 to 1700)
Open dates and hours of the dapertment office in July-September 2011

About Us

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Overview

Established in 1946, the Department of Archaeology has continued in-depth research and education in various methods, periods and regions, including Asia and prehistoric Japan. The University of Tokyo mission has continuously conducted academic fieldworks in Hokkaido (North Japan), with parmanent staff at the Tokoro Fieldwork Facility.

In these days, our graduates are doing archaeological researches at more than fifty institutions and universities in Japan and other contries in the world.

Publications

Bulletin of the Department of Archaeology, The University of Tokyo

Excavation Reports

Online Syllabus

Contact & Access

Department of Archaeology
Faculty of Letters, The University of Tokyo
3rd Floor, Ho-Bun 2 Gokan Bldg.
7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo, Tokyo
113-0033 JAPAN
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Phone/FAX: +81-(0)3-5841-3793 (direct dialing)
E-Mail: koukoL.u-tokyo.ac.jp (department secretary)

People

[ Staff -- Staff-in-liaison -- Students -- Dissertations ]

Academic Staff

ONUKI Shizuo   professor; head of the department
prehistory of Northeast Asia
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SATO Hiroyuki   professor
prehistoric archaeology; ethnoarchaeology
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SHITARA Hiromi   professor
Japanese archaeology (Jomon and Yayoi cultures)
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Academic Staff in Liaison

TSUJI Sei'ichiro   professor, Graduate School of Frontier Science
ecohistory
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NISHIAKI Yoshihiro   professor, The University Museum
prehistoric archaeology of Southwest Asia
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SAOTOME Masahiro   professor, Department of Korean Studies
Korean archaeology
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KUMAKI Toshiaki   associate professor, Tokoro Fieldwork Facility
archaeology of Northeast Asia
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FUKUDA Masahiro   associate professor, Graduate School of Frontier Science
archaeology of Northeast Asia
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KUNIKITA Dai   assistant professor, Tokoro Fieldwork Facility
radiocarbon chronology; archaeology of Northeast Asia
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Graduate Students and Postdocs

1. Postdoctoral Researchers

KUBOTA Shinji
Neolithic and Initial Bronze age in China

2. Doctoral Students

TOGASHI Takashi
Formation and Development of the Palaeolithic Stone Industries in the Tokai area
ISHIKAWA Takehiko
Archaeology in East Asia
FURUSAWA Yoshihisa
Prehistory culture in Northeast Asia
SUZUKI Mai
Yin Dynastry and ancient China
YAKUSHIGE Miyuki
lithic assemblages in the Late Paleolithic Japan
HAYASHI Masayuki
livingware in the Kanto and Tohoku regions during the ancient and medieval periods
NATSUKI Daigo
Microblade industry in Japanese Archipelago
ARAI Saiji
Prehistoric animal exploitation in West Asia
TAKAYASHIKI Asuka
lithic technology in the Kinki region (West Japan) during the late Paleolithic period
MIKI Takehiro
Pottery production and distribution in Chalcolithic Iran
MORIYA Ryo
archaeology of the Yayoi and Kohun settlements
YAMAMOTO Takashi
archaeology of the Early Dynastic China

3. Master students

KUGAYA Keita
MIYAZAWA Naho
KOROKU Akihiro
TSURUMOTO Minako
YAMASHITA Yusuke
YUZAWA Takeshi

4. Research students

Dissertation List 1998 - 2012

Study Archaeology at Tokyo Univ.

The undergraduate programme of The University of Tokyo consists of the first-two-year liberal arts course and the subsequent two-year academic cource. The department of archaeology, belonging to Division of History, Faculty of Letters, offers a limited number of the later-stage positions for students of the Humanities Category 3 (and occasionally other categories). For detail, please see Admission Information for International Students and Guidance for the Later-stage Transfer.

The graduate programme of The University of Tokyo is composed of the master course (two years) and the subsequent doctoral course (three years). The department of archaeology, as a part of Division of General Culture, Graduate Schools of Humanities and Sociology, offers a limited number of positions for university graduates. Period of application is early November for the master course and mid December for PhD course. For detail, please see Admission Information for International Students and Admission Information of Graduate Schools of Humanities and Sociology.

Institutions in Liaison