Jiun-Yu Liu is graduate student in Department of Anthropology, University of Washington. He received his MA degree in Department of Anthropology, National Taiwan University and got a chance to explore a whole new academic life in the US since 2012. Jiun-Yu had the chance to conduct his first archaeological excavation in the summer of third grade student at SSH site in northern Taiwan. This might be the First trigger for his archaeological experience. When studying in National Taiwan University, Jiun-Yu had the chance to participate several academic and CRM archaeological research, interesting coincidently, these projects can all be classified as historical archaeology. Jiun-Yu played mainly as field recorder and excavator in these projects, such as the research of Dutch fort site in Southwestern Taiwan, research of Qing dynasty city wall remains and the CRM project of Taipei Arsenal and Taipei Train Factory in Japanese period in Taiwan. Also Jiun-Yu had the chance to join the excavation team of Prof. YAMAGATA Mariko to conducted an overseas excavation in Hoa Diem, Vietnam. With these experiences, Jiun-Yu develops strong interests in historical archaeology, especially in the impact of trade and exchange to local community and the influence of colonialism in Southeast Asia after 17th century.
Jiun-Yu’s Curriculum Vitae