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    • Cultural Heritage and Climate Change Patcharawee Tunprawat Specialist in Cultural Heritage Management SEAMEO-SPAFA
    • Activity 1
      • Look at the museum object given to your group and discuss the following points:
      • What is it?
      • How is it important?
      • How was it made?
      • What and who are needed to create it?
    • Look Kuang, Lao Song Ethnic
    • Terracotta Buffalo, Dan Kwien
    • Wooden Man, India
    • Nang Kwak Amulet, Thailand
    • Roman Lamp
    • Wooden Warrior
    • Persian Manuscripts
    • Bayon Temple
    • Cultural Heritage
      • Components of Cultural Heritage:
      • Materials / Cultural Expressions
      • Knowledge
      • Values
      • Communities
    • Cultural Heritage
      • Tangible Heritage
      Monuments, historic buildings, archaeological sites, collections, archives
    • Cultural Heritage
      • Intangible Heritage
      • Traditional knowledge, wisdom, ways of life, rituals, cultural practices, performances
    • Living Heritage
    • Living Heritage Herbal medicine doctor teaching students on the benefits of different herbs.
      • Balanced Conditions
      Happy Heritage Traditional Materials Traditional Knowledge Traditional Community Suitable soil chemistry and biological components Suitable and Stable Climate e.g. temperature, moisture, UV rays
      • Imbalanced Conditions
      Sad Heritage
    • 4,500 year-old male skeleton at the Ban Natong prehistoric cave site in the North of Thailand
      • Climate Change is directly affecting the world’s cultural heritage.
      • Climate Change is acknowledged by world organizations dealing with heritage management e.g. UNESCO, ICOMOS, Getty Conservation Institute, and ICCROM as one of the most real threats that heritage is facing.
      • SPAFA published a journal on Impact of the Cyclone Nargis on Cultural Heritage Monuments in Myanmar.
    • Impact of Climate Change on Cultural Heritage
      • Physical Impact
      • Direct Impact: Storm, flooding, erosion of coastal areas, melting permafrost, landslides, extreme precipitations, desertification
      • Indirect Impact: Moisture, vegetation, salt crystallization, pest, biological effects, scarcity of traditional materials
    • Flooding
    • Coastal Erosion
    • Salt Crystallization and Dissolution
    • Lichen
    • Termites/ Pest
      • 100 places to remember
      • www.100places.com
    • Ban Hueng Klang Village, Sekong, Lao PDR ICCROM – SPAFA – Department of Heritage, Lao PDR
      • In the 3rd lunar month of every year the Talieng hold a 7-day ceremony where prayer is held for all Talieng ancestors. Buffaloes are sacrificed in front of the communal village house. 
      • 23,000 Talieng people live in southeastern Laos in remote mountainous areas of Sekong and Attapu provinces, near the border with Vietnam.
      The Talieng (Trieng) Tribe
    • Communal House 50-60 years old Ban Hueng Klang River
    • One day after: Tropical Storm Ketsana, 2009
    • Documentation of the Village’s Settlement Pattern
    • What is left of the village.
    • Model of the Village Hall
    • Cultural Impact
      • Migration of traditional communities
      • Adaptation causing loss of traditional practices and changing ways of life
      Change of environment (e.g. climate, vegetation, food etc.) Loss of Cultural Memory
      • For the first time in history, climate change makes conservators rethink conservation.
      • It’s not possible to conserve everything and to conserve forever.
      • Continuity of knowledge and traditional communities
    • Kaewwanna Living Indigo Museum
      • Learning about Moh Hom, a traditional way of life
    • Cooking local dishes
      • เที่ยวบ้านเก่า เข้าใจภูมิปัญญา
      Visiting old houses
    • Roleplaying and Puppet-making
    • Interconnectedness