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Former SEACS Council Members in the News

9 September 2023|Ceramic News|

On 28 August 2023, Chief Executive Officer of the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre, Sze Wee, recounted how he first met Juliana Lim 20 years ago, when they were both volunteers on the Council of the Southeast Asian Ceramic Society. The event was the launch of Juliana's memoir at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, during which she recounted her life and experiences in helping build the arts in Singapore. Her delightful memoir (For Arts' Sake: Memoirs of a Singapore Arts Manager) can be purchased from Epigram and Kinokuniya bookshops and on-line at Amazon, Lazada and Shopee.

John Miksic Wins Singapore Award

16 August 2023|Ceramic News|

Congratulations to our past President Prof John N Miksic for being conferred the Public Service Medal for his contribution to developing archaeology in Singapore at this year's National Day Awards Ceremony. John has been a long-time friend and mentor of the society, serving on its Council for many years before taking on the Presidency 2020-2022. He has given the society countless talks and led us on fascinating field trips from Java to Myanmar to Kedah, sharing his enthusiasm and his knowledge with our members and their families, inspiring new generations of archaeologists.

SEACS Volunteers thanked in the July 2023 issue of MUSE SG

1 August 2023|Ceramic News|

Our SEACS volunteers are featured in the July 2023 issue of MUSE SG covering Singapore's ongoing research and work in extracting clues to its early history. SEACS members were amongst the first volunteers to be trained to help wash, identify, sort and catalogue its most recent marine finds.

Our Members’ Ceramics Sale (open to the public) is drawing near!! Mark your calendar: 2-3 September

1 July 2023|Ceramic News|

Preparations have started for our annual Ceramic Sale : members are selecting and submitting their items to be catalogued over the next few weeks, potential buyers are marking their calendars. Read all about this unique opportunity here to enhance your collection of SEA ceramics. Artefacts range from study shards to collectibles and prices begin as low as S$20!

New Ming Dynasty shipwreck carried ~100,000 ceramics

24 May 2023|Ceramic News|

A newly discovered Ming Dynasty shipwreck, carrying ~100,000 pieces of porcelain, has been located in Chinese waters. Because they were found on the Continental Slope of the South China Sea, they were named: Northwest Continental Slope No 1 and No 2 Shipwrecks.


10 April 2023|Ceramic News|

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of one of our founding members, Margaretha Ratnam, who served as the Society's Secretary in 1970-71 and was a keen and active member of the society for many years. She and her husband, Professor K. J. Ratnam, were well-known collectors of Southeast Asian ceramics.

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