13 to 17 December 2021

SPAFACON2021

The SEAMEO SPAFA International Conference on Southeast Asian Archaeology and Fine Arts

#spafacon2021

In conjunction with our 50th anniversary of promoting archaeology and fine arts in the region, the SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts is pleased to announce the fourth iteration of our international conference. This year's SPAFACON is online and covers the entire scope of SEAMEO SPAFA: Archaeology, the Fine Arts, Museums and Cultural Heritage.

Register (Zoom) for the Conference here. You can also follow the conference live on Facebook

Conference Schedule

All times in Bangkok time (UTC+7), subject to minor changes

13 December 2021 (Monday)

10:00 Opening Proceedings

  • Opening Addresses

  • Keynote Panel Discussion: "Archaeology and Cultural Heritage in the Time of Reopening"

12:00 Session 1

  • A Historiography of Settlement Archaeology in Southeast Asia, with Emphasis on the Pre-industrial State Formations
    မြို့ပြမထွန်းကားမီအချက်အလက်များအပေါ်မူတည်လျက် အရှေ့တောင်အာရှရှိ အခြေချနေထိုင်ခြင်းဆိုင်ရာရှေးဟောင်းသုတေသနလေ့လာမှုသမိုင်း
    Gyles Iannone

  • Ocean Imperatives: conceptualizing shipping logistics and infrastructure for the study of maritime networks in Southeast Asia
    Veronica Walker Vadillo

  • Forms of Government and local community participation in the management of cultural World Heritage sites in Southeast Asia
    รูปแบบของรัฐกับการมีส่วนร่วมของชุมชนท้องถิ่นในการจัดการแหล่งมรดกโลกทางวัฒนธรรม ในเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้
    Vithaya Arporn

  • Cultural interaction between Vietnam and Southeast Asian nations in the 15th-16th centuries: examining ceramics from ancient shipwrecks being stored at the Museum of History in Hochiminh City
    Giao lưu văn hóa giữa Việt Nam và các quốc gia Đông Nam Á: Tổng quan về loại hình gốm tàu đắm niên đại thế kỷ 15-16 đang được lưu giữ tại Bảo tàng Lịch sử Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh
    Pham Ngoc Uyen


14 December 2021 (Tuesday)

09:00 Session 2-1

  • Digital Navigator on the Seas of the Selden Map of China: Sequential Least-Cost Path Analysis Using Dynamic Wind Data
    Wesa Pertola

  • The Prevailing Art and Tradition of Intentional Dental Modification in Prehistoric Southeast Asia
    Ang Namamayaning Sining at Tradisyon ng Intensyonal na Modipikasyon ng Ngipin sa Sinaunang Timog-Silangang Asya
    Kathryn Purnell

  • The Still Unexplored Parts of Southeast Asian Archaeology: Colonial Archaeology Singapore
    Sxuann Sim

  • Khao San Dam: the Archaeological Evidence of Burnt Rice Festival in Southern Thailand
    ข้าวสารดำ: หลักฐานทางโบราณคดีเกี่ยวกับประเพณีการเผาข้าวในภาคใต้ของประเทศไทย

    Pakpadee Yukongdi

11:00 Session 2-2

  • Before Bagan: Using Archaeological Data Sets to Assess the Traditional Historical Narrative
    ပုဂံမတိုင်မီကာလ၏အစဉ်အလာသမိုင်းအဆိုအမိန့်များကို ရှေးဟောင်းသုတေသနပညာရပ်ဆိုင်ရာအချက်အလက်များအသုံးပြု၍ဆန်းစစ်ခြင်း
    Scott Macrae, Kong Cheong, Gyles Iannone and Pyiet Phyo Kyaw

  • The Rock Art in Kinta Valley, West Malaysia: A synthesis
    Lukisan Gua di Lembah Kinta, Semenanjung Malaysia: Satu sintesis
    Chaw Yeh Saw and Hsiao Mei Goh

  • New Archaeological Discoveries: Gates and Turrets of 16th Burmese Royal Capital of Hamsavati
    ရှေးဟောင်းသုတေသနဆိုင်ရာတွေ့ရှိချက်အသစ်များ - (၁၆) ရာစု လက်ရာ ဟံသာဝတီမြို့တော်မှ တံခါးပေါက်နှင့်ပြအိုးများ
    Thaw Zin Latt

  • A preliminary of Chinese ceramics in Champa archaeological sites
    Khảo sát sơ bộ về đồ gốm sứ Trung Quốc tại các địa điểm khảo cổ học Champa
    Alex Giang

13:00 Session 2-3

  • A Study on the structure and significance of the north sanctuary at Western Prasat Top
    ការសិក្សាអំពីរចនាសម្ព័ន្ធ និងសារៈសំខាន់នៃតួប៉មខាងជើងនៅប្រាសាទតុបខាងលិច
    Yuni Sato, Tamura Tomomi, Sugiyama Hiroshi, Lam Sopheak, Sok Keo Sovannara, Loeung Ravattey, Ros Visoth

  • The funeral cave of Laang Spean
    ល្អាងបញ្ចុះសពនៃស្ថានីយល្អាងស្ពាន
    Valery Zeitoun, Heng Sophady, Hubert Forestier

  • The Bronze age people of Ban Kao: A preliminary analysis of the human remains from Ban Ta Po archaeological site, western Thailand
    คนสมัยสำริดที่บ้านเก่า : รายงานขั้นต้นผลการวิเคราะห์โครงกระดูกมนุษย์จากแหล่งโบราณคดีบ้านท่าโป๊ะ ในภาคตะวันตกของประเทศไทย
    Naruphol Wangthongchaicharoen, S. Duangsakul, P. Venunan, S. Lertwinitnun, S. Tubpenthai

  • The Mt. Popa Watershed and the Bronze-Iron Age of Bagan
    ပုပ္ပါးတောင် ရေဝေ ရေလဲနယ်မြေနှင့် ပုဂံဒေသ ကြေး-သံခေတ်
    Elizabeth Moore


15 December 2021 (Wednesday)

10:00 Session 3-1

  • After 30 years and during a Pandemic: Pottery Production and Distribution and Distribution in Bagacay, Talibon, Bohol, Central Philippines
    Pagkalipas ng Tatlumpung Taon at sa Pandahon ng Pandemya: Produksyon at Distribusyon ng Seramiko sa Bagacay, Talibon sa Isla ng Bohol sa Pilipinas
    Rhayan Gatbonton Melendres

  • Heritage Education in Myanmar
    မြန်မာနိုင်ငံ၏အမွေအနှစ်ဆိုင်ရာပညာရေး ( လူထုအားဖြင့် ကြံ့ခိုင်ရေးနှင့်ရေရှည်တည်တံ့နိုင်ရေး)
    Su Su, Win Thant Win Shwin, Charlotte Galloway, Elizabeth Moore and Ohmmar Myo

  • As my father said: Traditional boatbuilding in Pasuruan, East Java
    Seperti kata ayahku: Pembuatan perahu tradisional di Pasuruan, Jawa Timur
    Agni Mochtar, Putri Taniardi and R. A. Ginanjar Purnawibawa and Shoim Abdul Aziz

12:00 Session 3-2

  • Tangibility-Intangibility on UNESCO World Heritage Baroque Philippine Churches: the Spirit of Place and Its Collective Memory
    Hee Sook Lee-Niinioja

  • Myinkaba village Bagan: The Resilience of Traditional Knowledge and Culture
    ပုဂံမြင်းကပါ (သို့) ယဉ်ကျေးမှု ဓလေ့ရိုးရာအသိပညာ၏ ကြံ့ကြံ့ခံနိုင်စွမ်း
    Theint Theint Aung

  • Thai carpentry knowledge transmission: the development of traditional apprenticeship in a new context
    พัฒนาการทางรูปแบบการส่งต่อองค์ความรู้ในการสร้างอาคารไม้ไทยโบราณในบริบทปัจจุบัน
    Nichamon Hiranpruek


16 December 2021 (Thursday)

10:00 Session 4-1

  • The Factors of Market Success of Contemporary Artists from Southeast Asia
    ปัจจัยทางการตลาด​ที่ทำให้ศิลปินร่วมสมัยจากประเทศอาเซียนประสบ​ความสำเร็จหรือ​ล้มเหลว
    Remy Jarry

  • The Forgotten Women: Investigating the Absence of the Female Artist from Traditionally Male-Centric Southeast Asian Contemporary Art Historical Narratives
    Vasanth Narayanan

  • Cosmos, Nature and the Spirit World: Aesthetic Manifestations in Southeast Asia
    เป็นหนึ่ง​เดียวกับธรรมชาติ: การแสดงออกทางสุนทรียะของชาวเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้
    Victor R. Savage

12:00 Session 4-2

  • The Series of Archeological Dances: A Historical Study and Dance Moves Recording with Labnotation
    ระบำชุดโบราณคดี: การศึกษาเชิงประวัติศาสตร์ และการบันทึกท่ารำด้วยลาบานโนเทชัน
    Dharakorn Chandnasaro

  • Musical Instruments on the 16th century bas reliefs of the North Gallery-East Wing of Angkor Wat : Dating and Significance
    ឧបករណ៍តន្រ្តីខ្មែរដែលស្ថិតលើចម្លាក់លៀននៃសតវត្សទី១៦ ក្នុងផ្នែកថែវខាងជើងឈាងខាងកើតនៃប្រាសាទអង្គរវត្ត កាលបរិច្ចេទនិងសារៈសំខាន់
    Arsenio Nicolas

  • Photography in Indonesian Classical Archaeology of 19th and Early 20th Century
    Fotografi dalam Arkeologi Indonesia pada Abad ke-19 sampai Awal Abad ke-20 Masehi
    Ahmad Kholdun


17 December 2021 (Friday)

10:00 Session 5-1

  • Old Burmese weights were not opium weights. They were weights. What else do we know about them?
    ရှေးဟောင်းမြန်မာ့အလေးများသည် ဘိန်းချိန်သည့်အလေးများမဟုတ်ပါ၊ အချိန်အတွယ်အလေးများသာ ဖြစ်သည်။ ယင်းတို့အကြောင်း ဘာတွေများ သိရပါသနည်း။
    Bob Hudson

  • Displaying “Religious Object” in the Context of Cultural Change and Social Distancing
    Trưng bày hiện vật tôn giáo trong bối cảnh biến đổi văn hóa và giãn cách xã hội do Covid-19 (Trường hợp ghe ngo của người Khmer ở Nam Bộ, Việt Nam)
    Chung Pham

  • Creation and Innovation in Cultural Heritage Management in Plunturan Village, Pulung District, Ponorogo Regency Indonesian East Java Province towards Tourism Village
    Kreativitas dan inovasi dalam pengelolaan warisan budaya di desa plunturan, kecamatan pulung, Kabupaten Ponorogo, Provinsi Jawa Timur Indonesia menuju desa wisata
    Ria Kusuma

12:00 Session 5-2

  • Beyond the artefact: promoting technology
    Ngoài cổ vật : quảng bá sự kỷ thuật học
    Cécile de Francquen

  • Indonesian Museum after New Regime Order: The Representation That Never Disappeared
    Museum Indonesia Selepas Orde Baru: Representasi Rezim yang Tak Pernah Hilang
    Ayu Dipta Kirana and Fajar Aji Jiwandono

  • Geological Museum Innovation to Dealing with Covid-19 Pandemic
    Inovasi Museum Geologi dalam Menghadapi Pandemi Covid-19
    Ifan Yoga Pratama Suharyogi, Agustina Djafar, Rahajeng Ayu Permana Sari and Paradita Kenyo Arum Dewantoro