Digging Up Dai Viet’s Glorious Past: An Introduction to Archaeology and Arts of Vietnam

TEMASEK HISTORY RESEARCH CENTRE
ARCHAEOLOGY AND ART HISTORY OF SOUTHEAST ASIA PROGRAMME WEBINAR

About the webinar

After regaining independence from China in the 10th century, Đại Việt became a powerful kingdom in Southeast Asia and considered itself a Smaller Dragon in the South. This talk introduces Đại Việt civilisation during its heyday in the Ly, Tran, Hồ, and Lê sơ dynasties (10th-16th centuries) based on recent archaeological advancement. I will introduce the Đại Việt State through the Đại Việt’s Imperial Capitals, the Thăng Long citadel (present-day in Hanoi), the Hồ Citadel (Thanh Hóa province), and the royal architectural system from the Ly, Tran, Ho, and Le dynasties. I will also cover the influence and imprint of Buddhism and Confucianism on Đại Việt society as seen from historical and archaeological documents; and finally the production and exportation of Đại Việt’s ceramics in the 11th-16th centuries.

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About the Speaker

Mr Do Truong Giang served as general secretary of Southeast Asian Ceramic Society (Singapore) during the 2013-2014 term. He has spoken at numerous academic events in Singapore and overseas conferences in Japan, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, France, and the Netherlands. Giang is currently Head of the Department of Information and International Cooperation, Institute of Imperial Citadel Studies, Vietnam Academy of Social Sciences. Giang is also part of research projects on the Thang Long Imperial Citadel site in Hanoi and the excavation at Oc Eo site in Southern Vietnam.

Registration

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Date

Nov 17 2021

Time

GMT+8
10:00 am - 11:30 am

Location

Webinar