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Vietnam Underwater Archaeology Training

The Institute of Archaeology (IA) in Hanoi will be hosting a 4-week underwater archaeology field school at Hoi An in Vietnam from Monday 15 June 2015 until Friday 10 July 2015. The field school is supported and funded by SEAMEO SPAFA and the Cultural Heritage Agency of the Netherlands (RCE).

Trainers will include Dr. Le Thi Lien (IA), Dr. Mark Staniforth (Flinders University, Australia), Dr. Jun Kimura (Tokai University, Japan), Sally May (WA Museum, Australia), Martijn Manders (RCE in the Netherlands, Erbprem Vatcharrangkul (UAD, Thailand) and Ian McCann (Australia). Trainees and team leaders will come from a number of countries in the region including Vietnam, Cambodia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia, the Philippines, and Australia.

One of the main aims is to develop awareness of, and capacity building in, Vietnamese and South East Asian maritime and underwater archaeology and the management, investigation and protection of maritime and underwater cultural heritage.

Regular updates will be posted on the Vietnam Maritime Archaeology Project Facebook page at:
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Vietnam-Maritime-Archeology-Project/308532315956425

If you want to support this important work there is a crowd funding website at:
http://www.gofundme.com/tgt8rtw

For more information about the field school or about future opportunities email Mark.staniforth@flinders/edu.au or Mark.staniforth@monash.edu

SUBMITTED BY: Mark Staniforth AUTHOR: Mark StaniforthORIGINAL PUBLISHED DATE: 6/1/2015

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