Wu Chunming

Years of Stay at HYI: 
Aug 2012 to Jun 2013

Wu Chunming is Professor of Archaeology and Museology, Department of History, Xiamen University. He is also Director of the Center for Maritime Archaeology and Director of the Anthropological Archaeology Laboratory Center at Xiamen University. His research focuses on archaeology and early aboriginal Yue ethnicities (百越), the history of southeast China and the ethnology of minorities in southern China, and maritime archaeology and cultural history in the seas surrounding China.

Current Research Projects and Interests: 2010-2015, “Investigating the Maritime Cultural Heritage in Seas Surrounding China”, National Social Science Fundation of China.

Recent Publications: 


1. Wu Chunming, Archaeological Research on the History and Cultures of Prehistoric Aboriginals in Southeast China. Xiamen: Xiamen University Press, 1999.

2. Wu Chunming and Lin Guo, Archaeological Research on the Capital of the Min-Yue Kingdom of the Han Dynasty. Xiamen: Xiamen University Press, 1998.

3. Lin Guo, Li Jian’an, Wu Chunming and et al., edited by Zhang Wei, Underwater Archaeology of the Sui Zhong Sandaogang Shipwreck Site of the Yuan Dynasty. Beijing: Science Press, 2001.

4. Wu Chunming, Shipwrecks in Seas Surrounding China——A Preliminary Study on Ancient Chinese Junk Ships, Navigation and Cargo Economy. Nanchang: Jiangxi Higher Education Press, Nanchang, 2004, 

5. Wu Chunming, Maritime Archaeology. Beijing: Science Press, 2007.

6. Zhao Jiabin and Wu Chunming, Shipwreck Archaeology in Dinghai, Lianjiang County, Fujian. Beijing: Science Press, 2011.

7. Wu Chunming, Maritime Cultural Interactions between the Indigenous Yue in Southern China and Austronesians in Southeast Asia and the Pacific. Beijing: Cultural Relic Press, 2012.

Editor-in-Chief of:

1. Wu Mianji and Wu Chunming, An Archaeological Study on Southeast China, Vol.1, Xiamen: Xiamen University Press, 1996.

2. Tang Chung and Wu Chunming, An Archaeological Study on Southeast China, Vol.2, Xiamen: Xiamen University Press,1999.

3. Tang Chung and Wu Chunming, An Archaeological Study on Southeast China, Vol.3, Xiamen: Xiamen University Press, 2003.

4. Tang Chung and Wu Chunming, An Archaeological Study on Southeast China, Vol.4, Xiamen: Xiamen University Press, 2010. 

5.  Rong Xiaoning and Wu Chunming, Studies on Baiyue Ethnicities, Vol.1, Nanning: Guangxi Science and Technology Press, 2007.

6. Lu Qinyi and Wu Chunming, Studies on Baiyue Ethnicities, Vol.2, Anhui University Press, 2011.

7. Lin Guo and Wu Chunming, Proceedings on the History of Capital Ye of Minyue Kingdom and Archaeology of Fuzhou City, Fuzhou: Haifeng Press, 1999.

8. Wu Chunming, Maritime Cultural Heritage and Archaeology in Seas Surrounding China. Beijing: Science Press, 2012.