5th APTCCARN Meeting | Natural Disasters & Cultural Heritage in the Philippines: Knowledge Sharing, Decision Making & Conservation

Event Overview

This event aimed to expand people-to-people linkages among a diverse range of skills, capabilities and experiences of cultural heritage recovery and disaster management. The forum, led by community knowledge holders and cultural heritage practitioners, aimed to share their recent experiences from the natural disasters and cultural heritage recovery projects in the Philippines, Southeast Asia and beyond.

Participants included the National Museum, Philippines, Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organisation Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SEAMEO SPAFA), community knowledge holders, Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne, and APTCCARN participants.

It was held over the 4-6 April, 2017, in Bohol, Philippines. 

 

Program

With a primary focus on movable cultural heritage, the program includes participation, sharing and learning, focussing on:

  • Disaster recovery and cultural materials conservation in the community

  • The dynamics of change

  • Cultural materials salvage, rehabilitation, revitalisation and management

  • Environmental parameters and disaster response in Southeast Asia

  • Recent and shared experiences

Over 3 days, the forum included study visits, sharing sessions, group activities, practical workshops and presentations.

Click here to download the full conference program  

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

Presenters will also be invited to submit their presentations as articles for a postprint, peer reviewed publication. The deadline for the submission of these articles is the 30 May 2017 and articles will be accepted provided they meet the publication criteria and the peer review process. Papers will be published in the peer reviewed Journal of Cultural Heritage (National Museum of the Philippines). Papers will be up to 5000 words with a maximum of 6-8 figures. The word limit includes the abstract, references and any additional material. Please read the Guidelines for the publication available for download below.

Submit your final copy to:

Dr Nicole Tse (aptccarn-enquiry@unimelb.edu.au)

Click here to download publication guidelines  

 

5th APTCCARN Committee

5th APTCCARN Advisory Committee

Mr Jeremy Barns, Director, National Museum, Philippines

Dr Rujaya Abhakorn, Centre Director, SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SEAMEO SPAFA)

 

5th APTCCARN Organising Committee

Dr Ana Labrador, Assistant Director, National Museum, Philippines

Mr Angel P Bautista, Acting Assistant Director, National Museum, Philippines

Ms Maria Eliza Agabin, Programme and Executive Assistant, SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology & Fine Arts

Ms Hatthaya Siriphatthanakun, Specialist in Cultural Heritage Conservation, SEAMEO Regional Centre for Archaeology & Fine Arts

Engineer Jainab Tahil-Altillero, Head, Research, Collections and Conservation Division, National Museum, Philippines

Mr Robert Balarbar, Assistant Curator, Arts Division, National Museum, Philippines

Dr Nicole Tse, Senior Lecturer, Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, SHAPS, ARTS, University of Melbourne

Ms Rosie Cook, Cultural Materials Conservator, Asialink Arts Resident, Taiyuan Asian Puppet Theatre, Taiwan

Ms Sabine Cotte, PhD Candidate, Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, SHAPS, ARTS, University of Melbourne

Ms Claire Grech, PhD Candidate, Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, SHAPS, ARTS, University of Melbourne

5th APTCCARN Local Organising Committee

Mr Angel P Bautista

Engineer Jainab Aimee Tahil-Altillero

Mr Robert Balarbar

Ms Mariah Camille Calanno

Ms Melissa Agulan

Ms Sunshine Blanco

Ms Imelda Jestra

 

Mr Dominic Urgelles

Ms Michelle Nacion

Ms Bajji Alvarez

Ms Marianne Claire Vitug

Mr Charlemeine Tantingco

Mr Joel Dahiroc

Ms Athena Vitor

 
 
 

SPONSORS

We acknowledge and thank all our sponsors for their support of ‘Natural Disasters & Cultural Heritage in the Philippines: Knowledge Sharing, Decision Making, & Conservation’, in particular the Australian Government through the Australia-ASEAN Council of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

It was also supported by 

  • National Museum, the Philippines
  • Grimwade Centre for Cultural Materials Conservation, School of Historical and Philosophical Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Southeast Asian Ministers of Education Organization Regional Centre for Archaeology and Fine Arts (SEAMEO SPAFA)