Male. Jinsong SHI was born in Zhaotong City, Yunnan Province in 1968. He was admitted to the Archaeology Program in the Department of History, Sichuan University in 1986, and graduated with M.A. in 1993. He then was admitted to the Department of Archaeology in the Graduate School of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences in 1993, and graduated with Ph.D. in 1996. Since 1996, he has been working at the Archaeology Press in the Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. He was a visiting scholar at the Department of Archaeology, Copenhagen University, Denmark from 1999-2000. He is an Associate Editor and Deputy Director of the Archaeology Press. He is the director of the editorial office and the Deputy Chief-Editor of the monthly periodical Archaeology (Kaogu).
Research Specialty: Archaeology of Shang and Zhou dynasty, studies in Shang and Zhou bronzes.
Major Publications Book
2003. A study of the bronzes of the Yangzi River valley (changjiang liuyu qingtong qi
yanjiu). Beijing: Wenwu Press.
1. 1996 On the two issues of the No. 1 stone slab tomb and the artifacts hoards in Moutuo, Sichuan (Guanyu sichuan moutuo yi hao shiguan mu ji qiwu keng de liang ge wenti). Kaogu (Archaeology), No.5.
2. 1997 A study of the bronze nao bells and yong bells excavated in southern China (wo guo nanfang chutu tong nao ji yong zhong yan jiu). Kaogu (Archaeology). No.10.
3. 1998 A study of the Shang and Zhou bronzes with the motifs of tiger devouring humans (lun dai hu shi ren muti de shang zhou qingtong qi). Kaogu (Archaeology), No.3.
4. 1998 A study of the Shang bronze zun with grand flared mouth excavated in southern China (lun woguo nanfang chutu de shangdai qingtong dakou zun). Wenwu (Antiquity), No.10.
5. 1998 Reading “Xingan Shang Tomb”-rethinking the Xingan Shang Tomb (du “xingan shang dai da mu – jian tan dui xin gan shang mu de zai renshi). Kaogu (Archaeology), No.9.
6. 2001 Some thoughts on the chronology of the southern bronzes (guan yu nanfang qing tong qi duan dai yanjiu de jidian sikao). In Festschrift in celebrating the 40 anniversary of the Archaeology Program at the Sichuan University and in honor of Professor Feng Hanji’s 100 birthday (Sichuan daxue kaogu zhuanye chuangjian si shi zhou nian ji Feng Hanji jiaoshou bai nian dan chen jinian wenji). Chengdu: Sichuan University Press..
7. 2001 Archaeology in China. Acata Archaeologica. Vol 72:2. Copenhagen.
8. 2002 The interrelations between the Central Plain and Southern China in the entity of China’s bronze cultures (zhongyuan yu nanfang zai zhongguo qingtong wenhua tongyiti zhong de hudong guanxi). In Research of the Bronze Cultures of the Yangzi River Valley (changjiang liuyu qingtong wenhua yanjiu). Beijing: Science Press.
9. 2002 Difference, perspectives and Shang archaeology. In Chinese Archaeology and World Archaeology in the 21st Century (21 shiji zhongguo kaogu xue yu shjijie kaogu xue). Beijing: Chinese Social Sciences Press.
10. 2002 Rethinking the bronzes excavated at the Gaoshaji site in Wangcheng County, Hunan Province (dui hunan wangcheng gaoshaji chutu qingtong qi de zai renshi). Kaogu (Archaeology), No.12.