Symposium: 500 Years of Europeans in Siam

The National Museum of Bangkok Volunteers is organising a symposium on 500 Years of Europeans in Siam on 24 February 2011. A list of speakers and registration information can be found on their website.

500 Years: Europeans in Siam
Date: 24 February 2011
Venue: National Theatre Bangkok

As the year 2011 marks 500 years since the arrival of the first Europeans in Siam, the National Museum Volunteers (NMV) will be celebrating this milestone occasion by holding a full day symposium at the National Theater Bangkok.

A host of distinguished Thai and European experts will be sharing their insights on the rich and multi-faceted relationship that has developed between Europe and Siam over the past half-millennium.

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Author: Noel Tan

Dr Noel Hidalgo Tan is the Senior Specialist in Archaeology at SEAMEO-SPAFA, the Southeast Asian Regional Centre for Archaelogy and Fine Arts.

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