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csarjeant

Carmen Sarjeant, PhD

Personal                

Full name                                  Carmen Kay Sarjeant

Date of birth                               21 March 1985

Place of birth                             Christchurch, New Zealand

Email                                        carmen.sarjeant@gmail.com

Current residence                       Sun Valley, ID

 

Education and Research

March 2009 – September 2012

Doctor of Philosophy

Archaeology

School of Archaeology & Anthropology, The Australian National University

PhD in Archaeology, conferred July 2013

Thesis title: The Role of Potters at Neolithic An Son, Southern Vietnam.

Supervisor chair: Prof. Peter Bellwood

 

April 2007 – May 2008

Master of Arts

Archaeology

University of Otago

MA in Archaeology, Distinction (A+)

Thesis title: Form-plus-Fabric: Northeast Thailand Ceramic Technology from the Bronze to Iron Ages.

Supervisors: Prof. Charles Higham and Prof. Glenn Summerhayes

 

2003 – 2006

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

Anthropology (Archaeology)

University of Otago

BA (Hons) in Anthropology, First Class (A)

Research essay title: Iron Age Mortuary Goods: A Comparative Study between Ban Non Wat and Noen U-Loke, Northeast Thailand.

Supervisors: Prof. Charles Higham and Assoc. Prof. Richard Walter

 

Publications

Sarjeant, C. Contextualising the Neolithic occupation of Southern Vietnam: the role of ceramics and potters at An Sơn. Terra Australis monograph. Canberra: ANU E-Press. Accepted. Scheduled for publication August 2014.

Sarjeant, C. Mental templates and ceramic manufacture at Neolithic An Son, Southern Vietnam. Accepted. Cambridge Archaeological Journal. Accepted. Scheduled for publication June 2014.

Sarjeant, C. 2012. Defining the Neolithic of Southern Vietnam: The Ceramics of An Sơn. In: Dominik Bonatz, Andreas Reinecke and Mai Lin Tjoa-Bonatz (Eds.), Crossing Borders: Selected Papers from the 13th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists, Volume 1, pp. 143-163. Singapore: National University of Singapore Press.

Sarjeant, C. 2012. A characterisation of Iron Age mortuary ceramics. In: Charles Higham and Amphan Kijngam (Eds.), The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor, Volume 6: The Excavations of Ban Non Wat. Part IV: The Iron Age. Bangkok: The Thai Fine Arts Department.

Sarjeant, C. 2012. A characterisation of Bronze Age mortuary ceramics. In: Charles Higham and Amphan Kijngam (Eds.), The Origins of the Civilization of Angkor, Volume 5: The Excavations of Ban Non Wat. Part III: The Bronze Age. Bangkok: The Thai Fine Arts Department.

Sarjeant, C. 2010. A Characterisation of Mortuary Ceramics from Ban Non Wat, Northeast Thailand. Bulletin of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association 30: 163-177.

Bellwood, P., Oxenham, M., Bui, C.H., Nguyen, T.K.D., Willis, A., Sarjeant, C., Piper, P., Hirofumi, M., Katsunori, T., Higham, T., Nguyen, Q.M., Dan, N.K., Nguyen, K.T.K., Vo, T.H., Van, N.B., Tran, T.K.Q., Nguyen, P.T., Campos, F., Yo-Ichiro, S., Nguyen, L.C. and Armano, N. 2011. An Son and the Neolithic of Southern Vietnam. Asian Perspectives 50: 144-74.

 

Presented Papers 

September 2012: The role of potters in establishing identity at Neolithic An Son, southern Vietnam (second millennium BC). Presentation at conference: 14th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists. Dublin, Ireland.

September 2011: The role of potters in forming the identity of neolithic communities in southern Vietnam. Poster presentation at European Meeting of Archaeological Ceramics. Vienna, Austria.

November 2010: Neolithic ceramics in southern Vietnam: An Son in a regional context. Presentation at workshop: International Workshop for Southeast Asian Ceramic Archaeology. Freer & Sackler, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. and University of Pennsylvania Museum, Philadelphia, USA.

September-October 2010: Defining the Neolithic occupation of southern Vietnam: ceramic evidence. Presentation at conference: 13th International Conference of the European Association of Southeast Asian Archaeologists. Berlin, Germany.

November-December 2009: The emergence of ceramic traditions in mainland Southeast Asia. Conference: 19th Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association Congress. Hanoi, Vietnam.

June 2007: Physico-chemical analysis of Northeast Thailand ceramics. Conference: New Zealand Archaeology Association conference. Hanmer Springs, New Zealand.

Academic Awards, Grants, Scholarships 

2009-2012                Australian Postgraduate Award (PhD)

2011                        ANU Travel Grant (conference)

2010                        School of Archaeology & Anthropology conference support, The Australian National University

2010                        ANU Travel Grant (conference)

2008                        University of Otago Postgraduate Publishing Bursary (Master’s)

2007-2008                University of Otago Postgraduate Award

2006-2007                Education New Zealand Postgraduate Study Abroad Award

2006-2007                Asian Studies Research Centre Bursary, University of Otago

2005                        University of Otago Scholarship in Arts, University of Otago


Training and Skills

  • Survey and excavation experience at prehistoric sites in Thailand, Vietnam, Australia and New Zealand, and historic Australian and New Zealand sites
  • Experience in cultural heritage management in New Zealand and Australia (ACT, NSW and Victoria)
  • Trained in the preparation and use of the electron microprobe, scanning electron microscopy and other microscopic techniques, and statistical analysis of compositional data
  • Experience in laboratory analysis and research of material culture and human remains
  • Experience in ethnographic research
  • Statistical analysis for comparative studies
  • Excavation, surveying and mapping skills
  • Photography and computer illustration skills
  • Report writing, layout and editing skills


Employment

Academic employment

2013

Field project supervisor (four students)

International Studies Field Research 8670

Employer: Adam Dickerson, International Studies, University of Canberra, Canberra, Australia

 

2010-2011

Research assistant (casual)

Employer: Dr Judith Cameron, College of Asia and the Pacific, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

 

2008

Teaching assistant (lecturer and tutor)

Anthropology 203: The Archaeology of East and Southeast Asia (second semester)

Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

2007 – 2008

Laboratory demonstrator

Anthropology 409: Material Culture Studies (full year)

Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

February – March 2008

Field demonstrator

Anthropology 405: Archaeological Excavation

Kawatiri/Buller River Mouth Field School, West Coast, New Zealand

Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

February – March 2008

Research assistant

Excavation, report writing and data entry, including Clutha District Upgrade Project

Employer: Richard Walter and Chris Jacomb, Southern Pacific Archaeological Research (SPAR), University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

January – February 2008

Research assistant

Lapita pottery motif illustration

Employer: Glenn Summerhayes, Department of Anthropology and Archaeology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

Consultant employment

October 2011 – August 2012

Field archaeologist (casual – on average 2-3 days/week)

Employer: Lyn O’Brien, Biosis, Canberra, ACT, Australia (also 3 weeks based at Melbourne office) – worked in ACT, NSW, VIC

 

August 2011 / November 2012

Sub-contracted archaeologist

Employer: Navin Officer Heritage Consultants, Canberra, ACT, Australia

 

2008-2009

Field/laboratory archaeologist (part-time)

Employer: Katherine Watson, Underground Overground Archaeology, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

January – February 2008

Field archaeologist (casual)

Employer: Richard Walter and Chris Jacomb, Southern Pacific Archaeological Research (SPAR), University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

January 2008

Field archaeologist (casual)

Employer: Dan and Alison Witter, Witter Archaeology, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

2006-2007

Field/laboratory archaeologist (part-time)

Employer: Peter Petchey, Southern Archaeology Limited, Dunedin, New Zealand






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