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19 Sep 2011 - 21 Sep 2011 attends New Asian Imaginations Symposium | Singapore

The New Asian Imaginations: (Re)searching the Arts in Southeast Asia symposium will be held in Singapore, at the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts on 19-21 September. The symposium will bring together international arts academics, practitioners and professionals to discuss and exchange ideas around different topics of the arts and culture, from visual arts to performing arts, from design to film-making, from theory to practice, and from history to contemporary culture. The Symposium is articulated in a number of paper presentations and workshops,  offering a rich body of content for the participants to take away. A diverse group of invited speakers and paper presenters coming from around the world such as Australia, Brunei, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, UK and USA will share their research in the four symposium sub-themes of ‘Arts in Society, Politics and Culture’, ‘State of Arts Research’, ‘Artist as Researchers’ and ‘Arts in Education’. The opening speech will be given by the guest of honour, Professor Kishore Mahbubani, Dean and Professor in the Practice of Public Policy at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy on 19 September.
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Full symposium access, including opening performances, lunches and coffee breaks, is at S$300. Early registration fee is available now at S$180. For more information and registration, go to