Date and Venue

7-10 May, 2013 (4 days including a one-day post conference excursion).

The conference will be held at Tao-Thong Hotel Operation Center, located in Burapha University, Tambon Saensuk, Amphoe Muang Chonburi, Chonburi Province, Thailand. For more information, please visit their website:

Conference Overview

The conference will consist of plenary and parallel sessions taking place for three days covering a broad range of disciplines on archaeology and related subjects including prehistoric archaeology, historic archaeology, underwater archaeology, cultural heritage management, conservation, museology, as well as, issues of current interest such as public archaeology, politics and archaeology, and urban archaeology.

Who should attend?

This international conference will engage archaeologists, heritage  professionals, museologists, and interested individuals from across the region and beyond to exchange their knowledge and experiences on the current trends and issues on Southeast Asian Archaeology in order to gain updated knowledge on the subject and to promote the research and sharing of knowledge. The conference will offer limited scholarships to speakers from the Southeast Asian region to attend the conference.

Call for Papers

The conference organizers are calling for papers relating to Southeast Asian archaeology such as prehistory, history, maritime archaeology, theories and methods, conservation, restoration and cultural heritage management and related topics.

Abstracts of no more than 250 words and full papers should be submitted to SEAMEO SPAFA by 31 December 2012 should be accompanied by a short personal biodata of no more than 150 words. The abstracts and speaker information (biodata) will be used for the conference handbook. The abstract and paper submission form can be downloaded at

For more information please contact the conference organizer at

Conference 2013, SEAMEO SPAFA, 81/1 Sri Ayutthaya Road, Dusit, Bangkok 10300, THAILAND

Tel: +662 2804022-9 Fax: +662 2804030