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Ref ID: 36660
Ref Type: Journal Article
Authors: Ang, Ming Chee
Looram, Charlotte Papillaud
Chimalapati, Virajitha
Title: Community archaeology in Sia Boey Integrated Management Plan, Malaysia
Date: 2020
Source: Journal of Community Archaeology and Heritage
Notes: Special Issue: Current Archaeological Practice in Southeast Asia: Collaboration, Engagement, and Community Involvement in Field Research
Abstract: To the Penang people, Sia Boey is a place of many memories and cultural significance, it is also part of KOMTAR development project that symbolizes modernization and urbanization. This article elaborates the historical background, controversies, potential, and challenges at Sia Boey, and the approaches taken in safeguarding Sia Boey’s cultural heritage. We present George Town World Heritage Incorporated’s Integrated Site Management Plan, which aims to ensure the coexistence of development and heritage conservation. We also emphasize the role of the Sia Boey Contemporary Archaeology Project, within this management plan as part of our continuous efforts to empower and engage the former Sia Boey community.
Volume: 7
Number: 3
Page Start: 161
Page End: 170