INTERNATIONAL – TAASA Review September 2009


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EAST TIMOR Heritage and Culture of Timor-Leste ­ Symposium Casa Europa, Dili 14-17 October 2009 An international symposium examining the culture heritage of East Timor.

National and international experts on culture and cultural heritage management will speak including: Joanna Barrkman, Senior Curator from the Museum and Art Gallery of Northern Territory on MAGNT’s involvement in the preservation of East Timor’s cultural heritage; Professor Tony Fry, Queensland College of Arts, Griffith University on creative industries in East Timor; Ros Dunlop, from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music, who has recorded much of the traditional music of East Timor, and Professor Amareswar Galla, Queensland University on the relationship between East Timor and Southeast Asia.

For further information contact Nuno Oliveira at THAILAND Exhibition of Cambodian textiles Chiang Mai Bank of Thailand Northern Region Textile Museum Opens 5 November 2009 This exhibition of stunning textiles examines the status of Cambodian textiles in the royal court of Siam, expressions of faith and belief inherent in Cambodian textiles and the influence of Cambodian textiles on those of lower Isarn, the northeastern province of Thailand. ...