Call for Sessions/Papers

1st CALL FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS/POSTERS

The Bureau of Cultural Heritage, National Taiwan Ocean University, and the National Museum of Marine Science & Technology would like to welcome you to the Fourth Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage

Paper/Poster abstract submission deadline: July 31st, 2019

In keeping with the Conference theme and selected Conference sessions (below), submit a 300-word (maximum) paper or poster abstract before July 31st, together with title, 3-5 keywords, name of the paper/poster author(s), affiliation(s) and email address(es).  All paper/poster abstracts should be submitted/emailed to the APCONF 2020 publications point of contact Brian Fahy (brian.fahy.arch@gmail.com) for consideration.

Conference Theme: “The Maritime Cultural Landscape of the Austronesian Diaspora”

The Asia-Pacific Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage (APConf) aims to address management and protection strategies of underwater cultural heritage in Asia and the countries of the Indian and Pacific Oceans in the 21st Century, facilitate regional cooperation through the development of academic, non-governmental organisations (NGO) and governmental networks in the Asia-Pacific region, and provide a forum for discussion of technical and ethical issues related to underwater cultural heritage and underwater archaeology

A wide range of people involved with underwater cultural heritage are encouraged to attend including those from universities, government agencies, museums, NGOs, IGOs, the private sector and the community.  This conference follows the successes of the Inaugural Asian Academy for Heritage Management Asia-Pacific Regional Conference hosted by the National Museum of the Philippines, the 2nd Regional Conference hosted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and the University of Hawaii Marine Option Program, and the 3rd Regional Conference hosted by the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. 

 

Selected APCONF 2020 sessions (click session title for full abstract):

  1. Asia-Pacific Maritime Cultural Landscape: an Austronesian Cultural Identity?

Contact for session convenor(s):     
mjlee@gms.npu.edu.tw
shao3333@hotmail.com
billfjeffery@gmail.com
nowamagda@gmail.com

 

  1. History and Current Trends of Underwater Archaeology around East Asia

Contact for session convenor(s):    
iwabuchi@kaiyodai.ac.jp
koutarou_yamafune_0321@yahoo.co.jp

 

  1. Sustainable Development of Underwater Cultural Heritage in the Asia‐Pacific Region

Contact for session convenor(s):     
elenaperezalvaro@gmail.com
 

  1. Heritage Preservation and the Journey of the Sailing Vessel Free China

Contact for session convenor(s):     
paul.chow@csun.edu
hans.vantilburg@noaa.gov

 

  1. Visitors and Local Waters: Foreign Fishermen and Indigenous Labour and Resources

Contact for session convenor(s):     
david.steinberg.darwin@gmail.com

 

  1. The Maritime Archaeology of Trade and Exchange in East Asia

Contact for session convenor(s):     
sarahward@dlmu.edu.cn
pkm228@korea.kr

 

  1. Submerged War Heritage in the Asia-Pacific Region

Contact for session convenor(s):     
matt.carter@majorprojects.org.au      
billfjeffery@gmail.com
hans.vantilburg@noaa.gov                                                   

 

  1. Underwater and Maritime Archaeology in South East Asia

Contact for session convenor(s):     
niahasanah79@gmail.com
 

  1. Museums, Public Outreach and Conservation

Contact for session convenor(s):     
e.vandenberg@princessehof.nl
 

  1. On Thin Ice: Maritime and Underwater Archaeology in the Arctic

Contact for session convenor(s):     
paulmontgomery291@hotmail.com

 

  1. Maritime and Underwater Archaeology of the Indian Ocean Region

Contact for session convenor(s):     
sila@nio.org

 

  1. Iberian Seafaring and Ship Construction in Asia-Pacific

Contact for session convenor(s):     
jlcasaban@tamu.edu
Robjunco@mac.com
junkimura@tsc.u-tokai.ac.jp

 

  1. Modern Trends and Applications of Maritime Archaeology

Contact for session convenor(s):     
brian.fahy.arch@gmail.com  

 

For prior call for sessions, click here.