Selected Papers

Shelach-Lavi G, Ido Wachtel, Dan Golan, Otgonjargal Batzorig, Amartuvshin Chunag, Ronnie Ellenblum, and William Honeychurch (Forthcoming 2020), Long-Wall construction in the Mongolian steppe during the Medieval Period (11th to the 13th centuries CE), Antiquity.

Shelach-Lavi G., M. Teng, Y. Goldsmith, I. Wachtel, C.J. Stevens, O. Marder, X. Wan, X. Wu, D. Tu, R. Shavit, P. Polissar, H. Xu, D.Q. Fuller (2019) Sedentism and plant cultivation in northeast China emerged during affluent conditions. PLoS ONE. 14(7): e0218751.

Li Yali, G. Shelach-Lavi, R. Ellenblum, 2019.  Short-Term Climatic Catastrophes and the Collapse of the Liao Dynasty (907-1125) – The Textual Evidence. Journal of Interdisciplinary History 49 (4): 591-610.

Shelach-Lavi, G. 2019. Archaeology and politics in China: Historical paradigm and identity construction in museum exhibitions. China Information: 33 (1): 23-45.

Wachtel, Ido, Royi Zidon, Shimon Garti, and Gideon Shelach-Lavi. 2018. Predictive modeling for archaeological site locations: Comparing logistic regression and maximal entropy in north Israel and north-east China. Journal of Archaeological Science 92: 28-36.

Shelach-Lavi, G. and Tu Dongdong, 2017. Food, Pots and Socio-Economic Transformation: The Beginning and Intensification of Pottery Production in North China. Archaeological Research In Asia.

Shelach-Lavi, G. Mingyu Teng, Y. Goldsmith, I. Wachtel, A. Ovadia, Xiongfei Wan, and O. Marder. 2016. Human Adaptation and Socio-Economic Change in Northeast China: Results of the Fuxin Regional Survey. Journal of Field Archaeology 41(4): 467-485.

Shelach, G. and Y. Jaffe , 2014. The Earliest States in China: A long-Term Trajectory Approach. Journal of Archaeological Research. 22 (4): 327-364.

Chen Bo, and G. Shelach , 2014. An Archaeological and Regional Perspective on the Fortified Settlements and the Settlement System in the Northern Zone of the Han Empire (206BCE-220CE). Antiquity 88: 222-240.

Shelach, G. 2012. On the Invention of Pottery. Science. 336:1644-1645.

Peterson, C . and G. Shelach , 2012. Jiangzhai: Social and Economic Organization of a Middle Neolithic Chinese Village. Journal of Anthropological Archaeology. 31:265-301 (Translated into Chinese and published in Nanfang Wenwu 南方文物 2015.4: 250-265).

Shelach, G. , K. Raphael, and Y. Jaffe. 2011. Sanzuodian: The Structure, Function and Social Significance of the Earliest Stone Fortified Sites in China. Antiquity. 85: 11-26.

Other papers can also be found in my site.