Readers in Singapore may be interested in a talk by Dr. E. Edwards McKinnon on the ancient (and possibly submerged) site of Fansur.
Ancient Fansur, Aceh’s ‘Atlantis’: The Case for Lhok Pancu / Indrapurwa
Dr E. Edwards McKinnon
Date: 03 May 2013
Time: 3.30 – 5.00 pm
Venue: Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore, Seminar Room II
Something I’m working on at the moment is to try georeferencing every mention of a rock art site in Southeast Asia on a Google Earth map. Here’s the current work in progres:
Reds are painted and drawn sites, Blues are petroglyphs, and Greens are megaliths. I have been on record before saying there are at least 400-600 known sites in the region. My current count is somewhere close to 1,400.
Cambodia and Thailand finished up their arguments before the ICJ in The Hague last Friday and will await a ruling in the next few months. Here’s the last bit of news on the affair from both sides of the media.
My friend and colleague Dr. Alison Carter blogs about some exciting research in Cambodia, on the Kok Treas site which was excavated by the Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts earlier this year.