EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR ASIAN ART AND ARCHAEOLOGY

The European Association for Asian Art and Archaeology is the main academic society for Asian art and archaeology in Europe. It is an international, voluntary, independent, non-governmental and non-profit academic organization representing professional art historians, archaeologists, researchers, students and anyone interested in Asian art and archaeology from across Europe and beyond.

The main aim of the Association is to encourage and promote all academic and scholarly activities related to Asian art and archaeology in European countries. More specifically, the Association will seek to establish and maintain a platform for the fruitful exchange of ideas, create a forum for dialogue among scholars of Asian art history and archaeology, and provide a setting for the presentation and discussion of new and recent research. Its main activities will include: the organization of regular biennial conferences, thematic conferences, workshops, symposia, study events, and lectures. The Association will also actively seek out different ways to support young scholars, promote publications and exhibitions, and disseminate information and resources – of all kinds and in all forms and media – related to Asian art and archaeology.

STATUT EA-AAA

The association will:

  • encourage and advance all academic and scholarly activities related to Asian Art and archaeology in all countries of Europe;
  • strive for creating and maintaining a platform for a fruitful exchange of ideas;
  • open a dialogue between scholars of Asian art history;
  • offer a platform for the presentation and discussion of recent research.

The purpose of the EAAA will be achieved through the following activities:

  • organization of regular biennial conferences;
  • organization of seminars, thematic conferences, workshops, symposia, study events, lectures;
  • different ways of support of young scholars;
  • publication projects;
  • exhibition projects;
  • promote contacts and cooperation between scholars and students conducting research in and teaching Asian art and archaeology;
  • facilitate cooperation with other organizations having similar aims;
  • disseminate any kind of information and resources related to Asian art and archaeology.

 

ABOUT THIS WEBSITE AND MEMBERSHIP WITH THE EAAA

This is the official website of the European Association of Asian Art and Archaeology. 

The website displays information about the EAAA’s activities, publications, upcoming events and  its management.

News about non-commercial or academic events and publications related to the fields of Asian art and archaeology are publicly available and may be sent for submission to EAAA webmaster through our contact page.

This website also intends to serve as a point of contact between scholars, students and other subjects interested in the field of Asian art and archaeology -the membership site hosts a forum where themes related to Asian art can be discussed.

News about job and fellowship opportunities, forum and member directory access, EAAA bulletin, newsletter and special offers or discounts from publishers or other parties are available to our active members only.

By becoming a member, you support our mission of disseminating and supporting the study of Asian art and archaeology in Europe and beyond.

To become a member or renew your membership, see Become a member page.

We also welcome and accept donations or sponsorships to support the organization of EAAA events, publication of European Studies in Asian Art and Archaeology series and other related activities. For more information, please contact our President.

Executive Committee

Treasurer

Tina Berdajs

Institution:University of Ljubljana

Vice President

Maki Fukuoka

Institution:University of Leeds

Secretary

Ariane Perrin

Institution:Ca' Foscari University of Venice

President

Hans Bjarne Thomsen

Institution:University of Zurich

Board Members

Board Member

Gerald Kozics

Institution:Graz University of Technology

Board Member

Yuka Kadoi

Institution:University of Vienna

Board Member

Sandra Schlage

Institution:University of Bonn

Treasurer

Tina Berdajs

Institution:University of Ljubljana

Board Member

Patricia Frick

Institution:Museum for Lacquer Art

Vice President

Maki Fukuoka

Institution:University of Leeds

Board Member

Annette Kieser

Institution:Westfaelische Wilhelms-University

Secretary

Ariane Perrin

Institution:Ca' Foscari University of Venice

President

Hans Bjarne Thomsen

Institution:University of Zurich

Board Member

Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik

Institution:University of Ljubljana

Board Member

Elena Voytishek

Institution:Novosibirsk State University

Support

Treasurer

Tina Berdajs

Institution:University of Ljubljana

Previous Board Members

 
EAAA Founding and Board Members 2013–2017:
Nicoletta Celli (University of Bologna), Patricia Frick (Museum for Lacquer Art, Münster), Julia A. B. Hegewald (University of Bonn), Annette Kieser (Westfaelische Wilhelms-University), Rui Oliveira Lopes (University of Lisbon), Shing Müller (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich), Lucie Olivova (Masaryk University), Mia Dora Prvan (University of Bonn), Hans Bjarne Thomsen (University of Zurich), Melanie Trede (Heidelberg University), Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik (University of Ljubljana) and Elena Voytishek (Novosibirsk State University).
 
EAAA Board Members 2017–2023:
Patricia Frick (Museum for Lacquer Art; Vice President), Maki Fukuoka (University of Leeds), Anna Hagdorn (Museum Rietberg Zürich), Julia A. B. Hegewald (University of Bonn), Annette Kieser (Westfaelische Wilhelms-University), Ariane Perrin (Catholic University of Paris), Mia Dora Prvan (University of Bonn; Treasurer), Hans Bjarne Thomsen (University of Zurich; Secretary), Melanie Trede (Heidelberg University), Nataša Vampelj Suhadolnik (University of Ljubljana; President), Elena Voytishek (Novosibirsk State University).