An international conference entitled “Heritage Protection: The Asian Experience”

25-26 January 2019

The Siam Society by Siamese Heritage Trust organized an international conference held at the premises of the Siam Society in Bangkok and entitled “Heritage Protection: The Asian Experience”. The conference consisted of four panels entitled:  


  • Heritage is the living present of the past
  • People taking ownership of heritage
  • How to put law to work on behalf of heritage protection?
  • How can entrepreneurial energies complement heritage protection


The speakers and moderators were academics, civil society practitioners, and entrepreneurs, all involved in cultural heritage protection. All speakers were Asian, coming from 12 Asian nations: Japan, Korea, China, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Singapore, India, Philippines, and Indonesia. The conference was well attended by an audience of approximately 200 people.

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