Proceedings, Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage

If you have an interest in underwater archaeology, its management, conservation and preservation of archaeological materials, you’ll find this resource of interest.


The 2nd Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage (www.apconf.org) was held from 12-16 May 2014 in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. The conference was hosted by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation and the University of Hawai‘i Marine Option Program. More than 139 participants from 27 countries around the world joined together in Honolulu to discuss common goals in underwater cultural heritage research and preservation.

The proceedings for the 2014 Asia-Pacific Regional Conference on Underwater Cultural Heritage are now available, courtesy of The Museum of Underwater Archaeology. This collection includes over 100 papers, video interviews, and posters all freely available online. For example, video interviews with conference chair Dr. Hans Van Tilburg and keynote speakers Dr. James Delgado and Dr. Sayan Praicharnjit. Introductory videos by session organizers describe the reasons for convening their panels and their hopes for future research paths.

The collection is found at http://www.themua.org/collections/collections/show/13