The international seminar will be implemented remotely by utilizing digital technology using a webinar platform. Borobudur Conservation Agency will host the webinar while the speakers and participants will join from their respective places. While some speakers and participants are not fluent in conversing and listening in English, the organizers will provide simultaneous interpreting. The proposed speakers consist of high level officials, respectable academics, and conservators as well as restores. Full schedule can be download here. The list of speakers and agenda is as follow:


Date Class Speaker Topics
10 November 2020

10.30 – 12.30 (GMT+7)


Cultural Diplomacy In Southeast Asia

Hilmar Farid, PhD

Director General of Culture, Ministry of Education and Culture Indonesia

Indonesian Cultural Diplomacy for ASEAN Cultural Heritage
Y.M. Sudirman Haseng

Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia in Cambodia

Indonesia-Cambodia Cooperation in Cultural Preservation
Yim Sararith

Deputy Director General of the Cultural Heritage, Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts of The Kingdom of Cambodia

(ITASA project member from Cambodia)

Implementation Experience and Human Resources Development Results from ITASA Project
Prof. Dr. Ing Wardiman Djojonegoro

Minister of Education and Culture 1993-1998

Indonesian Diplomacy Policy for Safeguarding Angkor
10 November 2020

15.00 – 17.00 (GMT+7)


Preservation Of Cultural Heritage In Indonesian Cultural Diplomacy In Southeast Asia

Prof. Ashley Thompson

Department of History of Art and Archaeology, School of Arts SOAS

Angkor and the World: A Historical Perspective
Dr. Masanori Nagaoka

Culture Program Officer, UNESCO Office Phnom Penh

Angkor Under Covid-19: Present and Future Collaboration
Yunus Arbi, M.A

ICOMOS Indonesia

Preservation of Cultural Landscape: Opportunities and Challenges
11 November 2020

10.00 – 12.00 (GMT+7)


Expert Presentation On The Development Of Conservation Technology Of Cultural Reserves And Projects In Angkor That Is Still Underway

Prof. Dr. Agus Aris Munandar, M.Hum

University of Indonesia

Cross Cultural Heritage in Southeast Asia

ITASA project member – Indonesia

ITASA Project Implementation Experience
Tan Sophal

APSARA National Authority (Deputy Director of Department of Conservation of Monuments in Angkor Park and Archaeological Prevention)

Project for International Cooperation at APSARA Authority
11 November 2020

15.00 – 17.00 (GMT+7)


Expert Presentation On The Development Of Conservation Technology From Gacp, Jasa, Bco

Prof. Hans Leisen

GACP (German-APSARA Conservation Project)

Application of Conservation Technology in German-Cambodian Cooperation Project in Angkor
Prof. Toshiya Matsui

JASA / Tsukuba University

Aplication of Conservation Science in Japan-Apsara Safeguarding Angkor Project
Nahar Cahyandaru, S.Si.,M.A

Borobudur Conservation Office

Development of Conservation of Cultural Heritage at Borobudur Conservation Office

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