It’s been two days at the 19th Indo-Pacific Prehistory Congress at Hanoi and it’s been a massive gathering with lots of great meet-ups. The opening ceremony yesterday was quite big – I found it quite cool that the former president of Vietnam (Tran Duc Long) is also the president of the Vietnam Association of Archaeology.
Indo-Pacific pre-historians meet in Hanoi
Nhan Dan, 30 November 2009
The 19th congress of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association (IPPA) opened in Hanoi on November 29, attracting more than 400 scientists from 35 countries.
At the week-long conference, the first hosted by Vietnam, Vietnamese scientists will make presentations on Sa Huynh culture and Thang Long ancient citadel.
A large number of reports will be presented at the congress, which is held every four years by the 80-year-old organistion.