Reporting from the Unesco Symposium on the Illicit Trafficking of Antiquities

Today and the rest of the week I am at the Unesco Symposium on the Illicit Trafficking of Antiquities here in Bangkok, representing my employer SEAMEO-SPAFA. I will be live tweeting the proceedings in my personal capacity on Twitter – follow me @seaarch

Public Lecture: Digging the Urban Landscape

Readers in Singapore may be interested in this upcoming talk at the National Museum of Singapore.

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Digging the Urban Landscape: Complexities of Interpreting and Presenting Archaeology in London and Singapore
Frank Meddens and Lim Chen Sian
Date and Time: 26 November 2014, 7pm
Venue: The Salon, National Museum of Singapore
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Ayutthaya celebration in December

The Thai province of Ayutthaya will celebrate the addition of the Ayutthaya Historical Park into the World Heritage register in December.

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2014 Ayutthaya Historical Park Celebration scheduled for 12-21 Dec
National News Bureau of Thailand, 15 November 2014
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Video: Phimai Historical Park

The Bangkok Post has a video story on the Phimai Historical Park, a Khmer temple in Northeast Thailand.

Phimai Historical Park

Phimai Historical Park

Ruins of an empire
Bangkok Post, 13 November 2014
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Hanoi celebrates World Heritage with contest

The city of Hanoi is celebrating 15 years of being associated with World Heritage, and has launched a contest to test knowledge about their world heritage properties.

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Thang Long Citadel, Viet Nam News 20141111

Contest focuses on Ha Noi world heritage sites
Viet Nam News, 11 November 2104
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Megaliths in Indonesia

Indonesia has an enormous variety of megalithic sites found throughout the archipelago. This feature from Global Indonesian Voices highlights some of them.

Megalithic Sites in Indonesia
Global Indonesian Voices, 09 November 2014
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Job: Assistant Professor, Archaeology of Complex Society NIU

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Northern Illinois University Department of Anthropology anticipates hiring a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in the archaeology of social complexity starting August, 2015. Candidates in all areas of social complexity are encouraged to apply. However, special consideration will be given to those candidates with a regional focus either in Southeast Asia or Latin America.

See posting here.

Vietnamese lions on display

An exhibition on Vietnamese lions from the last 1,000 years are on display at the Viet Nam Museum of Fine Arts.

Ly Dynasty Stone Lion. Source: 20141108

Ly Dynasty Stone Lion. Source: 20141108

Sacred animals reveal the true Viet Nam
Viet Nam News, 08 November 2014
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Vietnamese pottery village to move

A photo story on the 300-year-old Tan Van Pottery Village in Vietnam’s Dong Nai province, which will be relocated next year.

Tan Van Pottery Village in Vietnam's Dong Nai Province. Source: Thanh Nien Niews 20141107

Tan Van Pottery Village in Vietnam’s Dong Nai Province. Source: Thanh Nien Niews 20141107

Dong Nai to relocate centuries-old pottery village
Thanh Nien News, 07 November 2014
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Trowulan kicks off first Majapahit festival

Trowulan residents celebrate the first-ever Trowulan festival, celebrating the heritage of the Majapahit Empire. The festival will be held every November.

Source: Antara News 20141106

Source: Antara News 20141106

Festival Trowulan Majapahit digelar setiap November
Antara News, 06 November 2014
Article is in Bahasa Indonesia
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