Politics of Conservation and Heritage in Southeast Asia

December 8, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Mānoa Campus, On Zoom

In recent decades, people living in the Southeast Asia have witnessed major transformations in their lives and livelihoods. This series of seminars will focus on a variety of issues—all of which have a plastic connection. The first webinar introduces the expanding problem of plastic waste in the region and community and government action to reign it in. The following webinars talk about the growth of fisheries and aquaculture, the expansion of oil palm and rubber plantations, and the politics of conservation and heritage areas. This series of four webinars will explore how communities in the region are experiencing the economic, social, and cultural dislocations of these transformations. Panelists: Dr. Ana Labrador (Deputy Director-General for Museums, National Museum of the Philippines) Dr. Ming Chee Ang (General Manager, Georgetown World Heritage Incorporated) Dr. Masanori Nagaoka (Programme Specialist for Culture, UNESCO Phnom Penh Office) Dr. Ajirapa Pradit (Researcher, The Centre of Lanna Creativity and Innovation, RMUTL Chiang Mai) Moderator: Dr. Miriam Stark: Director, Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa

Event Sponsor
Center for Southeast Asian Studies (SPAS), Mānoa Campus

More Information
N/A, https://www.cseashawaii.org/events/politics-of-conservation-and-heritage

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