UCLA International Institute
Asia Pacific Center

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

Lothar von Falkenhausen
Professor, Art History & Archaeology
Department: Art History, Archaeology
100 Dodd Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095
Campus Mail Code: 141702
Phone: 310-825-6046
Fax: 310-206-1903
Email: lothar@humnet.ucla.edu
Keywords: China, Asia, Archaeology

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Harvard University, 1988.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Archaeology of the Chinese Bronze Age

PUBLICATIONS

Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius (1000-250 BC): The Archaeological Evidence. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA, 2006.
Shū dai Chūgoku no shakaikōkogaku kenkyū 周代中国の社会考古学研究 [Social-Archaeological Studies of Zhou period China] (Japanese version of Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius, Yoshimoto Michimasa 吉本道雅 [tr.]). Kyōto: Kyōto Daigaku Shuppankai, 2006.
Gogohak jeungkeoro bon Gongjasidae Jungguk sahwi (Korean translation of Chinese Society in the Age of Confucius, Shim Jae-hoon 沈載勳 [tr.]) Hanguk Yeongu Jaedan, Haksul mingjeo peonyeok jongseo, Dongyang pyeon 韓國研究財團,學術名著叢書,東洋篇 501. Seoul: Sechang Chulpansa, 2011.
Chinese translation, Shanghai: Shanghai Guji Chubanshe, forthcoming 2016.
Suspended Music: Chime-Bells in the Culture of Bronze Age China. Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1993.

Shorter Monographs:
Klangvorrat für die Nachwelt: Neun chinesische Bronzeglocken der Sammlung Peter und Irene Ludwig. Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Köln. Heidelberg: Kehrer, 2000.
Probleme der Koreanischen Frühgeschichte, OAG aktuell Nr.29, Tōkyō (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Natur- und Völkerkunde Ostasiens [OAG]), 1987.

Edited Volumes:
World Antiquarianism (co-editor, with Alain Schnapp, Peter Miller, and Tim Murray), Los Angeles: Getty Research Institute Press, 2013.
Ancient Salt Production and Landscape Archaeology in the Upper Yangzi Basin: The Site of Zhongba in Perspective / Changjiang shangyou de gudai yanye yu Zhongba yizhi de kaogu yanjiu 長江上游的古代鹽業與中壩遺址的考古研究 (editor, with Li Shuicheng 李水城). Salt Archaeology in China / Zhongguo yanye kaogu 中國鹽業考古, v. 3. Beijing: Kexue Chubanshe, 2013.
Birth of an Empire: The State of Qin Revisited (co-editor, with Yuri Pines, Gideon Shelach, and Robin D. S. Yates). Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2013.
The Lloyd Cotsen Study Collection of Chinese Bronze Mirrors: Essays. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, 2011.
The Lloyd Cotsen Study Collection of Chinese Bronze Mirrors: Catalogue. Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, 2010.
Studies of Chinese Art History in Honor of Professor Lothar Ledderose. Cahiers d’Extrême-Asie 17 (2010).
Global Comparative Perspectives / Quanqiu shiye xia de bijiao yanjiu 全球視野下的比較研究 (editor, with Li Shuicheng 李水城). Salt Archaeology in China / Zhongguo yanye kaogu 中國鹽業考古, v. 2. Beijing: Kexue Chubanshe, 2010.
Les Soldats de l’éternité: L’armée de Xi’an (editor, with Alain Thote); exhibition catalogue, Paris: Pinacothèque de Paris, 2008.
Ancient Salt Production and Landscape Archaeology in the Upper Yangzi Basin: Preliminary Studies / Changjiang shangyou gudai yanye yu jingguan kaogu de chubu yanjiu 長江上遊古代鹽業與景觀考古的初步研究 (editor, with Li Shuicheng 李水城). Salt Archaeology in China / Zhongguo yanye kaogu 中國鹽業考古, v. 1. Beijing: Kexue Chubanshe, 2006.
Qiyi de tumu: Xifang xuezhe kan Sanxingdui 奇異的凸目: 西方學者看三星堆 (Long-protruding Eyes: Western Scholars’ Perspectives on Sanxingdui) (editor and contributor). Chengdu: Ba Shu shushe, 2003.
Japanese Scholarship on Early China, 1987-1991: Summaries from Shigaku Zasshi (editor). Early China Special Monograph Series, v. 6. Berkeley: Institute for Chinese Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2002.
Festschrift in Honor of K. C. Chang (editor, with Robert E. Murowchick et al.). Pt. 1: Journal of East Asian Archaeology v. 1.1-4. Leiden: Brill, 1999. Pt. 2: Journal of East Asian Archaeology v. 2.1-2. Leiden: Brill, 2000. Pt. 3: Journal of East Asian Archaeology v. 3.3-4. Leiden: Brill, 2001.