Vietnam Academy Of Social Sciences

Announcement and call for paper International Confence “Oc Eo Culture in the Context of Asian Culture”


Towards a new, deeper, and more comprehensive understanding of Oc Eo culture, as well as continuing to clarify thr historical, cultural values, and relationship of Oc eo ancient city in economic and cultural exchanges with the world in the first 10 centuries CE and contributing to the preservation and promotion of the Oc Eo site, the Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences and the People’s Committee of An Giang province will collaborate to host an international sciencific conference with th theme “Oc Eo culture in the context of Asian culture” in Long Xuyen City, An Giang province.

1. Conference themes:

1.1. Summarizing and evaluating the findings of the archaeological study and excavations conducted between 2017 and 2020 at the relic site of Oc Eo – Ba The (An Giang provice) and Nen Chua (Kien Giang province).

1.2. Oc Eo culture and Funan kingdom in Southeast Asian and Asian historical and cultural contexts;

1.3. The intenational maritime trade network and the role of Oc Eo as an ancient city in Southeast Asia and Asia before 10th century CE;

1.4. The exceptional global values of the Oc Eo – Ba The relic site;

1.5. Studying, protecting, and promoting the value of Oc Eo – Ba The’s cultural heritage.

2. Conference schedule:

Day1 (November 16, 2023): Touring the Oc Eo Culture Exhibition at the An Giang Provincial Museum (Long Xuyen city, An Giang Province)

Day 2 (November 17, 2023): Conference (Long Xuyen City, An Giang Province)

3. Conference location: Long Xuyen city, An Giang province

Please contact Mr. Do Truong Giang (Alex Giang), Institute of Imperial Citadel Studies (IICS), Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences (VASS) for more information .

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