Friday Forum: Dr. Thanik Lertcharnrit
March 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sponsored by the University Lectures Committee. Co-sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the Archaeology Brown Bag Series.
Prehistory of Thailand, from the Beginning to the Emergence of Urban Centers
Dr. Thanik Lertcharnrit
Associate Professor of Archaeology
Silpakorn University, Bangkok
INGRAHAM HALL, ROOM 206
NOON – 1:30PM
This talk presents various lines of archaeological evidence illuminating an overview of past human societies in Thailand in particular and Southeast Asia in general throughout major periods ranging from prehistoric times (Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, and Metal Age) to early historic period (also known as Dvaravati period). it emphasizes on the late prehistoric periods (Metal Age or Bronze and Iron Age) or the time before the rise of early urban society, as the speaker has been working on for more than a decade.