Scope and Goals:

The project aims to examine the state of conservation in the region, laws and policies on conservation, methods and standards of conservation of both built and movable heritage, heritage management with focus on the role of stakeholders. Also included are issues concerning threats from disasters and the impact of heritage conservation on communities. Papers range from theoretical and scientific (or technical) subjects to case studies and empirically grounded policy recommendations.

Participants, Affiliation, Title of Paper:

  1. Maria Serena I. Diokno, University of the Philippines Diliman, Introduction
  2. Carminda Arevalo and Jim Franklin Kalaw, National Historical Commission of the Philippines, An Overview of Heritage Policies in Southeast Asia
  3. Welyne Jehom, University of Malaya, Memories of Textile Narratives: Iban Weavers Restoring Pua Kumbu Knowledge in Sarawak
  4. Johannes Widodo, National University of Singapore, Strengthening Heritage Civil Society in Singapore
  5. Lucille Karen Malilong-Isberto, International Council on Monuments and Sites, Philippines National Committee, The Role of the Philippine National Commission for Culture and the Arts in Building the Capacity of Local Government Units to Protect Cultural Heritage,
  6. Yahaya Ahmad and Indera Syahrul Mat Radzuan, University of Malaya and Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia respectively, Examining the Incentives Provision for the Conservation of Traditional Settlements: The Case of Kampung Morten, Melaka, Malaysia
  7. Than Htay Oo, Mandalay Technological Universit, Inventory of Urban Heritage in Mandalay: Concepts, Categories and Issues
  8. Tran Ky Phuong, Vietnam Association for Ethnic Minorities’ Culture and Arts, Lessons Learned from the Conservation of My Son Sanctuary and the Champa Temple Architectural Sites in Central Vietnam
  9. Larry Cruz, National Historical Commission of the Philippines, The Restoration of our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Baclayon, Bohol
  10. Amphol Sengphachanh, Management Office, Vat Phou World Heritage Site, Restoration of a Portion of the Vat Phu Temple Complex
  11. Im Sokrithy, Authority for the Protection and Management of Angkor and the Region of Siem Reap (APSARA Authority), Comparative Methods and Paradigms in Restoring Angkor Monuments