Talk: ‘Borneo’s WW2 Japanese shipwrecks: an underwater living museum’

Date: February 13, 2018

Time: 18:00-19:00

Location: Museum Cafe & Shop, Main Bazaar (opposite Chinese History Museum), Kuching

Talk: ‘Borneo’s WW2 Japanese shipwrecks: an underwater living museum’
Tuesday 13 Feb., 6:00 pm Several Japanese navy ships were sunk off the coast of Santubong in 1941, and a number of others off the Borneo coast during WW2. As these wrecks contain valuable metals, a number of them have been scavenged for scraps, some quite recently. But wreck sites are war graves with lost […]
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SAVE THE DATE: THURSDAY 11 JAN. 5:30 p.m. – TALK BY ‘THINK CITY’ ON HERITAGE MANAGEMENT AND CONSERVATION MAPPING

Date: January 11, 2018

Time: 5:30 pm

Location: Museum Cafe & Shop, Main Bazaar (opposite Chinese History Museum), Kuching

For SHS members - apologies for short notice. SHS HERITAGE SPEAKERS SERIES: talk by THINK CITY experts on heritage management in urban rejuvenation programmes. - DR MATT BENSON, Think City Programme Director, Technical Services - Ms CEELIA LEONG, Think City Fellow, Conservation and GIS Specialist, will present GIS (Geographic Information Systems) methodologies used in mapping […]
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FoSM talk on giants, spirits and cosmos in Borneo highlands oral stories

Date: January 16, 2018

Time: 19:30

Location: Telan Usang Hotel, Kuching

"Tuked Rini Cosmic Traveller" - by anthropologist Monica Janowski, research fellow at the new museum campus project and research associate, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London Public talk, in English a Friends of Sarawak Museum event Free, donations welcome. Registration recommended at fosm.events@gmail.com      
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Tuesday 5 Dec. 2017 – SHS Talk: Creatively refurbishing a heritage castle in Spain: the Garcimunoz projet

Date: December 5, 2017

Time: 19:30

Location: The Charcoal, 16 Lrg Batu Lintang (behind VolksWagen showroom)

7:30pm, Tuesday 5th December 2017 Venue: The Charcoal, 18 Lorong Batu Lintang, Kuching (turn into the lane beside VolksWagen showroom) Public talk,  no registration required, no admission charge. "Leading with the Transformation on Cultural Identity: the case of the Refurbishment of Garcimunoz Castle in Spain". About the creative refurbishment of a medieval castle listed as […]
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“Tales from the Perahu Tambang” – talk Wed. 18 Oct. 2017, 5:30 pm, Museum Cafe, Kuching

Date: October 18, 2017

Time: 17:30-19:00

Location: Museum Cafe & Shop, Main Bazaar (opposite Chinese History Museum), Kuching

The Perahu Tambang are the operators of the traditional sampan that ply the route across the river. A Museum Cafe "Sharing My Passion" session at the occasion of the What About Kuching festival. by Karen Shepherd, writer and, inter alia, past SHS President.
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