Osaka Castle
Osaka Castle

Dr Ilona Bausch

Dr Ilona Bausch

A Lecturer in East Asian archaeology at the University of Leiden, The Netherlands, Ilona specialises in the archaeology of the Japanese Jomon period, particularly with regard to early trade, social interaction, rituals and worldview among prehistoric foraging peoples.

Ilona is also researching the earliest use of jade in China, Korea, East Siberia and Japan and its role in long-distance interaction between different communities is her current research focus. She speaks fluent Japanese.

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Guide Lecturer Dr Ilona Bausch
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6 November 2021