ICOMOS MALAYSIA TECHNICAL TALK: Artifacts Beneath Your Streets

ICOMOS Malaysia is pleased to announce that the ICOMOS Malaysia Technical Talk: Artifacts Beneath Your Streets will be held as follows:

Date: 23rd February 2019 (Saturday)

Time: 10.30 am to 1.00 pm

Venue: Tun Tan Cheng Lock Centre, 54-56 Jalan Tun Tan Cheng Lock, Melaka



Port Settlements & Urbanization: Historical Archaeology In The Malay Archipelago


Lim Chen Sian, ICOMOS Singapore


Lim Chen Sian is the Vice President of ICOMOS Singapore and an Associate Fellow at the Archaeology Unit, ISEAS-Yusof Ishak Institute, Singapore. He is a historical archaeologist interested in the transitional period between pre-and-post European contact in Southeast Asia, and the development of port settlements, military fortifications and the material culture of trade. He has excavated in Central America, Burma, Egypt, Java, Kampuchea, Malay Peninsula and Sumatra. He has been involved in Singapore archaeology since 2002. As of 2006, he led all the major archaeological investigations in the country and works extensively on lobbying for legislative changes pertaining to the necessity for impact assessments, protection of archaeological sites and artefact ownership.



Topic 2

Ruination In The City: Challenges In Malaysian Urban Archaeology


Shaiful Idzwan Shahidan


Shaiful Idzwan Shahidan is a Council Member of ICOMOS Malaysia as well as an ASTS Fellow at the Centre for Global Archaeological Research, University Sains of Malaysia. He was a recipient of the Erasmus Mundus Scholarship under European Commission and has spent several years of training in field archaeology in Europe and Southeast Asia. He was also one of the expert panels for the Lenggong Valley dossier preparation before its inscription into the UNESCO World Heritage Site. For the past 15 years he has been involved in archaeological research in Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia, covering extensive research and analysis. His current work focuses on field archaeological project in key sites within the George Town World Heritage Sites.

Registration Fee

Free admission for ICOMOS Malaysia, PAM and BWM Members.

RM5.00 for Publics and Others

The seat is limited the 30 pax only on first come first served basis. Pre-registration are encouraged before 19th February 2019.

To register, kindly write your name as follows:

ICOMOS Malaysia / PAM / BWM Member:
Contact Number:

Bank Details

Beneficiary Name

ICOMOS Malaysia

Bank Name


Account Number

800 689 523 5

And revert back to ICOMOS Secretariat at 03-2202 2866 or email to Attached the poster and speaker details for your references.