Conference: 3rd Singapore Heritage Science


Videos and Presentation Slides

Welcome speech by Vibeke Sorensen
Chair of School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University
Opening speech by Alan Chan
Dean, College of Humanities, Arts & Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University              
Keynote address
Chair: Brenda Yeoh
Professor, Department of Geography, Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore and NHB Chairperson for the Heritage Advisory Panel
Speaker: Wang Gungwu
National University of Singapore University Professor and Emeritus Professor of Australian National University
Panel 1a: The Complexity of Intangible Heritage Appreciation 
Chair: Helga Nowotny
Professor, Chair, ERA Council Forum Austria, Former President European Research Council
Speaker: Joseph Tainter  
Professor of Sustainability in the Department of Environment and Society, Utah State University, United States
Speaker: Susan Mcintyre-Tamwoy
Associate Director, Extent Heritage Pty Ltd and Adjunct Senior Research Fellow, James Cook University, Australia
Speaker: Stefano Bertocci
Professor of the Faculty of Architecture, University of Florence, Italy
Panel 1b: The Complexity of Intangible Heritage Appreciation 
Speaker: Sheila R. Ronis
Chair and Professor of the Department of Management and Director of the Center for Complex and Strategic Decisions, Walsh College, United States
Biography & AbstractVideo
Speaker: Kevin Tan
President, International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS), Singapore
Speakers: Cheong Siew Ann and Andrea Nanetti
Conference Chairs
Panel 2: Intangible Heritage: Policy, Participation and Planning
Chair: Michael J K Walsh
Associate Chair (Research), School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University
Speaker: Liu Tik-sang
Associate Professor, Division of Humanities and Director of South China Research Center, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Speaker: Meridel Rubenstein
Visiting Associate Professor, School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University
Speaker: Vivienne Wee
Anthropologist and Managing Director, Ethnographica Private Limited, Singapore
Performance by Sri Warisan Som Said Performing Arts Company
My Heritage (Traditional Malay Dance Performance & Interactive Program) 
Panel 3: Choreography: Legacy, Transmission, Transformation
Chair: Mei Qing
Professor, College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Department of Architecture, Tongji University, Shanghai & Consultant Expert, WHITRAP-UNESCO Shanghai, China
Speaker: Som Binte Mohamed Said
Artistic Director, Sri Warisan Som Said Performing Arts Ltd, Singapore
Speaker: Janet Pillai
Founder, Arts-ED Penang and independent project consultant, Malaysia
Speaker: Caren Carino
Vice Dean/Principal Lecturer (Dance), Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore
Speaker: Harold Thwaites
Professor and Advisor to the Faculty of Arts at Sunway University, Malaysia
Speaker: Pedro Memelsdorff
Professor, Schola Cantorum Basel and University of Barcelona, Spain
Speaker: Kalamandalam M.P.S. Namboodiri
Kathakali Actor
Panel 4: Cuisine: Legacy, Transmission, Transformation  
Zhou Min
Professor, Head, Sociology Division, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University
Speaker: Anna Juricic
Sociologist, Life Consultant, Mentor in Personal Development and Transformation, Italy
Biography & AbstractVideo │Presentation
Speaker: Andrea Nanetti for Dimitris Maniatakis
Conference Chair for Chairman of the Maniatakeion Foundation, Greece
Speaker: Daniel Chia
President, Slow Food Singapore
Leslie Tay
Doctor, Author, Blogger, Photographer and Speaker
Closing remarks by Cheong Siew Ann and Andrea Nanetti
Conference Chairs