Baikal-Hokkaido Archaeology Project


Location: Hamanaka, Rebun Island, Japan

Season: 
July 24, 2015 to August 31, 2015

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 6, 2015

Program Type

Field school

Affiliation:

University of Alberta

Project Director:

Dr. Andrzej Weber, University of Alberta

Project Description

In Summer 2015, the Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, will be offering a 6-credit Archaeological Field School (ANTHR 396) on Rebun Island, Japan. This field school will be hosted by the Baikal-Hokkaido Archaeology Project (BHAP), which is an international collaborative research initiative exploring hunter-gatherer lifeways in Northeast Asia. For more information, please visit http://bhap.artsrn.ualberta.ca/fieldwork-2015

Period(s) of Occupation: Late Jomon-Okhotsk

Project size: 
1-24 participants

Minimum age: 
18

Experience required: 
"ANTHR 206: Intro to Archaeology" or equivalent

Room and Board Arrangements

Beds are Japanese-style futons arranged in a collective dorm room in a small, family-run tourist hostel in the town of Funadomari, approximately 2km from the Hamanaka 2 site. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner will be provided. There are also a few small grocery stores and restaurants within walking distance. Participants should expect a Japanese cultural experience as the accommodations and food are typical of rural Japan rather than Western hotels.

Academic Credit

Name of institution offering credit: 
University of Alberta
Number of credits offered 6
Tuition: 
Tuition + Field School Fee (please see website for details)

Location

Contact Information
Baikal-Hokkaido Archaeology Project
Department of Anthropology, 13-15 HM Tory Building, University of Alberta
Edmonton
AB
Canada
T6G 2H4
Telephone: 
780-492-7326