SHODA Shinya

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SHODA Shinya

Research Interests


Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Nov 2017
Honorary Visiting Fellow, Department of Archeaology, University of York
Sep 2016
Oct 2017
Research associate, Department of Archeaology, University of York
Sep 2014
Academic associate, Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures
Sep 2014
Aug 2016
Researcher, Department of Archeaology, University of York

Awards & Honors

Jul 2014
Nitrogen and Carbon Isotope Analysis of Charred Grains unearthed from Korea for Reconstruction of Cultivation Environment, poster prize

Published Papers

Late Glacial hunter-gatherer pottery in the Russian Far East: Indications of diversity in origins and use
Shinya Shoda, Alexandre Lucquin, Oksana Yanshina, Yaroslav Kuzmin, Igor Shevkomud, Vitaly Medvedev, Evgeniya Derevianko, Zoya Lapshina, Oliver E.Craig, Peter Jordan
Quaternary Science Reviews   229    Feb 2020   [Refereed]
Molecular and isotopic evidence for the processing of starchy plants in Early Neolithic pottery from China
Shinya Shoda, Alexandre Lucquin, Chi Ian Sou, Yastami Nishida, Guoping Sun, Hiroshi Kitano, Joon-ho Son, Shinichi Nakamura & Oliver E. Craig
Scientific Reports   8 17044   Nov 2018   [Refereed]
The impact of environmental change on the use of early pottery by East Asian hunter-gatherers
SHODA Shinya
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America      Jul 2018   [Refereed]
A Review of Recent Japanese Excavations: Reporting and Digitization of Archaeological Records
SHODA Shinya
The Journal of Korean Field Archaeology   30 143-164   Nov 2017   [Refereed][Invited]
Achievements of Pottery Lipid Analysis and its Potential to Japanese Archaeology
SHODA Shinya & Oliver E Craig
Journal of the Japanese Archaeological Association   43 79-89   May 2017   [Refereed]
Examning Pottery Composition Changes during Agricultural Adaptations in Korea and Japan
SHODA Shinya
Archaeology Quarterly   138 47-50   Feb 2017   [Invited]
SHODA Shinya, Alexandre Lucquin, Jae-ho Ahn, Chul-koo Hwang, Oliver E. Craig
Quaternary Science Reviews   170 164-173   Jul 2017   [Refereed]
Heron, Carl; Shoda, Shinya; Breu Barcons, Adrià; Czebreszuk, Janusz; Eley, Yvette; Gorton, Marise; Kirleis, Wiebke; Kneisel, Jutta; Lucquin, Alexandre; Müller, Johannes; Nishida, Yastami; Son, Joon-Ho; Craig, Oliver E
Scientific Report   6 38767   Dec 2016   [Refereed]
Masahiko Kumagai, Masaaki Kanehara, Shin’ya Shoda, Saburo Fujita, Shizuo Onuki, Shintaroh Ueda and Li Wang
Molecular Biology and Evolution   33(10) 2496-2505   Jul 2016   [Refereed]
Alexandre Lucquin, Kevin Gibbs, Junzo Uchiyama, Hayley Saul, Mayumi Ajimotod, Yvette Eley, Anita Radini, Carl P. Heron, Shinya Shoda, Yastami Nishida, Jasmine Lundy, Peter Jordan, Sven Isaksson, and Oliver E. Craig
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences      Mar 2016   [Refereed]


Comparative Study on the workshop sites of polished stone tool between Korea and Japan
SHODA Shinya
213-219   Nov 2012   [Refereed][Invited]

Books etc

Memoirs of cultural heritage studies in Korea and Japan
SHODA Shinya, Han Jiseon (Part:Contributor, Comparative Research on Ancient Japanese and Korean Wooden Tableware)
Nara National Research Institute for Cultural Properties   Mar 2016   
Flint Daggers in Prehistoric Europe
SHODA Shinya (Part:Contributor, Metal adoption and the emergence of stone daggers in Northeast Asia)
OXbow books   2015   
Wepon-Shaped Stone Tools from the Russian Far East: The Museum Collections
Oksana Yanahina & Shinya Shoda (Part:Joint Work)
Mar 2014   
Culrural Chronology and related problems in Far East Asian Studies
SHODA Shinya (Part:Contributor, Керамика Корейского Полуострова Конца II – Первой Половины Тыс. До Н. Э.)
Gold Mark   2009   
Проблемы Ьиологической и Культурной Адаптации Человеческих популяций
SHODA Shinya (Part:Contributor, The Technological Transition in Field-Firing of Pottery in Prehistoric Korea and Japan)

Conference Activities & Talks

Organic residue analysis: principles and applications  [Invited]
Shinya Shoda
Современные методы исследования археологической керамики   20 Nov 2019   
Understanding Pottery Use from Terminal Pleistocene to Early Holocene East Asia [Invited]
Shinya Shoda
Capital Normal University Seminar   29 Oct 2019   
Molecular and isotopic evidence for East Asian prehistoric culinary  [Invited]
Shinya Shoda
University of Chinese Academy of Sciences Seminar   28 Oct 2019   
Seeking prehistoric fermented food in Japan and Korea [Invited]
SHODA Shinya
Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research Symposium: Cultures of Fermentation   15 Oct 2019   Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research
Biomolecular Archaeology in East Asia: Shedding new light on ancient cookery [Invited]
SHODA Shinya
School of Humanities and Social Sciences Nazarbayev University Seminar   18 Sep 2019   
Emerging archaeochemical evidence of pottery use from Terminal Pleistocene to Early Holocene East Asia [Invited]
Shinya Shoda
La Trobe University Archaeology Seminar Series 2019   8 Aug 2019   La Trobe University
Boiling and Steaming: Innovations, Continuity and Resistance in Holocene East Asia [Invited]
Shinya Shoda
Archaeologies of Tradition, Continuity and Resistance   4 Aug 2019   Australian National University
Reconstructing Prehistoric Cuisine Using Gas Chromatography [Invited]
SHODA Shinya
3rd International Symposium of Kyoto Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry Society   23 Feb 2019   
Lipid biomarker detection for tracing millet consumption throughout Eurasia: preliminary results [Invited]
Shinya Shoda
International Seminar on Archaeology of Central Asia   14 Jan 2019   
Multidisciplinary approach for tracing the intertangle spread of rice and millet in Northeast Asia [Invited]
Shinya Shoda & Masahiko Kumagai
Transeurasian millets and beans, language and genes   10 Jan 2019   
How Buddhism changed the world at the east extreme end of the silk road [Invited]
SHODA Shinya
The Arrival of Belief at the Extremities of the Silk Roads: Recent work on the archaeology of the interface between incoming and local religions in Eurasia 400 – 1000 AD   22 Nov 2018   
Unveiling the Early Use of Pottery in East Asia [Invited]
SHODA Shinya
Seminar at the Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Leiden   21 Nov 2018   
Rapid, cost-effective lipid analysis of small samples of archaeological ceramic by pyrolysis GC-MS
Shinya Shoda, Kazuko Matsui, Chuichi Watanabe, Norio Teramae and Oliver E Craig
8th International Symposium on Biomolecular Archaeology ISBA 2018   20 Sep 2018   
Chinese Early Neolithic pottery used for processing starchy plants
Shinya Shoda, Alexandre Lucquin, Chi Ian Sou, Yastami Nishida, Guoping Sun, Hiroshi Kitano, Joon-ho Son, Shinichi Nakamura and Oliver E. Craig
The 8th worldwide conference of the Society for East Asian Archaeology   10 Jun 2018   
Hybridity in the adoption of Buddhism in Ancient Japan
SHODA Shinya
The 8th worldwide conference of the Society for East Asian Archaeology   9 Jun 2018   
In pursuit of lost cuisine: Accelerating Pottery Lipid Residue Analysis in East Asia [Invited]
SHODA Shinya
16 Mar 2018   
New Challenges of Biomolecular Archaeobotany in East Asia [Invited]
SHODA Shinya
Afro-Eurasian Archaeobotany: New Perspectives, new approaches   28 Jan 2018   
Pottery Use in the Coastal Area of the Japan Sea during the Holocene Sea Level Rise
SHODA Shinya et al.
The 34th JSSSCP Congress   10 Jun 2017   
Recent challenges revealing the diversity of plant use in prehistoric East Asia [Invited]
SHODA Shinya
Exploring the past, present and future of the science of agriculture: towards new Anglo-Japanese research collaborations   30 May 2017   
On the puzzling case of the late adoption of pottery in Korea [Invited]
SHODA Shinya
Innovation and dispersal of pottery in East Asia (and beyond)   23 Mar 2017   

Research Grants & Projects

Identifying archaeo-chemical evidence for dairy production in Ancient Japan
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science: Grant-in-Aid for Challenging Research (Exploratory)
Project Year: Jul 2017 - Mar 2019    Investigator(s): SHODA Shinya
PONTE: Pottery Innovation and Transmission in East Asia: Bridging Expertise across Continents
European Comission: Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship
Project Year: Sep 2014 - Aug 2016    Investigator(s): SHODA Shinya