Under the spotlight: researchers in the region
Interview with Dr Miksic conducted by S.T. Foo
Dr John N. Miksic is the Head of the Archaeology Unit at ISEAS in Singapore. He is one of Southeast Asia’s leading archaeologists on the study of ceramics, and has published numerous works including Borobudur: golden tales of the Buddhas (1990); Old Javanese Gold (2010); Earthenware in Southeast Asia (2003); and the Historical Dictionary of Ancient Southeast Asia (2007). His latest book is Singapore and the Silk Road of the Sea: 1300-1800 (2013).