Australian researchers give talks at the Sarawak Museum

Two researchers from Australia were recently at the Sarawak Museum to give talks about the the rock art and human evolution in Southeast Asia. (Note: Paul Taçon is one of my supervisors)

Museum holds talk on human evolution, ancient art
Borneo Post, 09 November 2012

An educational talk on human evolution and ancient art by international experts at Sarawak Museum received good response from the public.

The talk which was presented on Wednesday by Professor Paul S.C Tacon and Associate Professor Darren Curnoe was attended by over 60 history enthusiasts at the museum’s Dewan Tun Abdul Razak.

In his talk entitled ‘Caves, Cognition, Animals and Artists: An Illustrated Journey Through Time, Space, Rock Art and The Human Mind’, Tacon presented a highly visual presentation on paintings, drawings, engravings, stencils, prints and rock markings across the globe.

Full story here.

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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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