SOAS University of London

Centre of South East Asian Studies

Shan Studies and Recent Changes in Shan State


Date: 24 November 2013Time: 1:00 PM

Finishes: 24 November 2013Time: 3:30 PM

Venue: Brunei Gallery Room: B102

Type of Event: Workshop

In conjunction with the Tai/Shan New Year Celebrations.

Please check back to this event page closer to the date for exact times of talk. 

The theme of the workshop will be 'Updates on Shan Studies and Recent Changes in Shan State'. 
Chair: Dr Susan Conway (SOAS)

Prof. Elizabeth Moore (SOAS)Shan archaeology and cultural heritage: rivers, artefacts and Inle Lake conservation and development programme, UNESCO and UNDP
Dr Alexandra Green (British Museum)An Introduction to Shan Objects in the British Museum (keynote speech/ presentation for the evening cultural session)
Ms Jana Igunma (British Library)Shan cultural treasures at the British Library: a short overview of the Shan material at the British Library (mainly manuscripts and historical photographs)
Ms Maria Kekki (British Library)Ms Maria Kakki (British Library) Shan cultural treasures at the British Library: Catalogues of Shan manuscripts
Ms Nel Adams alias Sao Noan Oo (Exiled Shan Princess)Past, Present and Future of Tai Yai/Shan People: A Personal View
Dr Sao Khun-Hti Laikha (Sweden)Preserving the Tai/Shan Identity and  Language in the Globalized World: A Personal View
Dr Jotika Khur-Yearn (SOAS)ALA-LC Shan Romanization Table: Review and Analysis?
Ven. Dr Khammai Dhammasmai (Oxford)Summary and Closing Speech

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