5 April 2017 – William Willetts Annual Lecture: “How Full is Our Bowl?” by Professor John Miksic


Professor John Miksic


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William Willetts Annual Lecture: “How Full is Our Bowl?”

by Professor John Miksic

7.30pm Wednesday 5 April 2017
Possibility Room on Level 5
National Library Building
100 Victoria Street
Singapore 188064

The Southeast Asian Ceramic Society presents the William Willetts Annual Lecture: How Full is our Bowl? – the status of research on ceramics in Southeast Asian archaeology by Professor John Miksic from the Southeast Asian Studies Department, National University of Singapore.

 

About Professor John Miksic

Professor Miksic received his PhD from Cornell University, and holds a number of prestigious awards and positions. He served on the Board of the Center for Khmer Studies from 2000 to 2015, and had received a Special Recognition Award from the Ministry of Information, Communications and the Arts, the Pingat Bakti Setia (Long Service Award) from the Singapore Government, and the title of Kanjeng Raden Haryo Tumenggung from the Susuhunan of Surakarta (Indonesia).

Professor Miksic’s specialty is the historical archaeology of maritime trade, communication and urbanization in Southeast Asia.

Among his 200+ publications are books on the archaeology of Singapore and Southeast Asia, ancient maritime trade, ancient Javanese gold jewellery, heritage conservation, and ceramics in Southeast Asian history and archaeology.

 

This event is open to SEACS members and their guests, who are welcome to join us at 7:30 pm. This is a public lecture with no admission charge.
Held with kind sponsorship of the National Library Board.