Conference on Maritime Archaeology at the Asian Civilisations Museum

Readers in Singapore may be interested in this conference at the Asian Civilisations Museum next week.

Conference on Maritime Archaeology
18 June 2011
ACM Empress Place, Ngee Ann Auditorium

This timely conference examines best practice in maritime archaeology in Southeast Asia and beyond. Comprising panel presentations and discussions, speakers will talk about a range of strategies including legislation, funding, capacity-building, scholarship, and preservation. The conference hopes to discuss recommendations for archaeology in Southeast Asia.

Co-chaired by Alan Chong, Director, Asian Civilisations Museum and Julian Raby, Director, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, contributors include practising archaeologists and heritage professionals from Southeast Asia, Australia and Europe.

The conference is organised by the Asian Civilisations Museum, in conjunction with the exhibition, Shipwrecked: Tang Treasures and Monsoon Winds


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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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