Acta Anthropologica Sinica

ACTA ANTHROPOLOGICA SINICA

 

 

 

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Acta Anthroplogica Sinica, a quarterly founded in 1982, is sponsored by the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology (IVPP), Chinese Academy of Sciences, and published by the Science Press, Beijing. The journal is published in Chinese usually with English abstracts/summaries. 

Acta Anthroplogica Sinica is the only authoritative journal in China that focuses on physical anthropology, paleolithic archaeology and other disciplines related to them, and obtained many achievements in the study of human origins and paleolithic cultures, supporting the China’s position in the world anthropology forum. Chinese paleoanthropology has a long history and has much unique advantages of geography and resource in the study of anthropology than other countries or areas in the world, the research results and theories published by the journal have great influences on the international anthropology.  

The main scope of Acta Anthroplogica Sinica includes:  

1) studies of origin, evolution, pathology of human and primate, biological anthropology and applied anthropology; 

2) studies of prehistoric human technology, behavior and culture; 

3) excavation reports of ancient human and paleolithic site; 

4) researches of stratigraphy, paleontology and paleoenvironment associated with human activities; 

5) applications of new technologies and new methods related to anthropology (such as dating, DNA analysis) and their results. 

 

Article types and their readers

Articles includes research papers, excavation reports, research presentations, etc. There are four issues published in every year, respectively in February, May, August and November. 

Readers are mainly domestic and foreign anthropologists, archaeologists, ethnologists, geologists, paleontologists, medical and biological workers, college teachers and students, and other related professionals in museums, etc.  

  

Editorial Board of Acta Anthroplogica Sinica  

Editor in Chief
LIU Wu: Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

Executive Deputy Editor-in-chief
GAO Xing: Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

Deputy Editor-in-chief
John W Olsen: The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
PEI Shuwen: Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS
WU Xiujie: Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

Members of Editorial Board 

Eric Bo?da 

Université Paris X – Nanterre, France 

CHEN Chun 

School of Archaeology and Museology, Fudan University, Shanghai 

CHEN Xingcan 

Institute of Archaeology, CASS 

CHEN Zhao 

Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health, University of Arizona 

GAO Xing  

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

Yuji Mizoguchi 

HOU Yamei  

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

HU Yaowu 

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

JI ChengyeInstitute of Child and Adolescent Health, School of Public Health, Peking University Health Science Center 

 

JIN Changzhu  

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

LI BaoguoThe College of Life Sciences, Northwest University 

 

LI Xiaoqiang  

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

LIN Shenglong  

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

LIU Wu   

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

LU Daru 

School of Life Sciences, Fudan University 

John W Olsen 

The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA 

SHEN Chen 

Canada Toronto Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), Canada 

WANG Changsui 

University of Chinese Academy of Sciences 

WANG Shejing  

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS

WANG Yiren 

Shanxi Institute of Archaeology, Shanxi Province 

WANG Youping 

School of Archaeology and Museology, Beijing University 

WU Xiaohong 

School of Archaeology and Museology, Beijing University 

WU Xinzhi      

Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS 

XI Huanjiu 

Liaoning Medical University, Jingzhou 

XIA Zhengkai 

School of Archaeology and Museology, Beijing University 

XIAO Chunjie 

School of Medicine, Yunnan University 

YANG Dongya 

Department of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University 

YUAN Jing 

Institute of Archaeology, CASS 

ZHAO LingxiaInstitute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS 

 

ZHU HongResearch Center of Chinese Frontier Archaeology, Jilin University 

 

Managing Editor   

FENG XingwuInstitute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, CAS 

 

English Editor 

Julie L CormackCanada