Announcements

The  Announcements page lists various types of news about AIA and CHAMP member activities, job announcements, interagency and international agreements, warnings about endangered cultural property, and high-priority news.  Memoranda of Agreements between the AIA, Committees of the Blue Shield, UNESCO, and other organizations with other countries and with each other to protect cultural property will be listed here, as will no-target lists, and mention of sites and property in immediate danger.

Members may post on the website using the forms linked from the Announcements (Urgent News, Member Blogs and Job Announcements) and Events sections. The direct links are below. Submissions will be reviewed before being made public, you will automatically receive an email when published.

To submit a post (announcement or blog), go to:
www.aiamilitarypanel.org/usp_form/submit-post

Submit an event: www.aiamilitarypanel.org/usp_form/submit-event


ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives: Safeguarding the Heritage of the Near East Initiative Collaborative Service Award

From an ASOR Media Note: “The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) is pleased to announce a new $900,000 cooperative agreement between the U.S. Department of State and ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives (ASOR CHI): ‘Safeguarding the Heritage of the Near East Initiative Collaborative Service Award.’” Read the rest here:  http://www.asor-syrianheritage.org/press-release-2017-05-22/

Notice: AIA/SCS 2018 Meeting Hotel Reservation Scam

Here is an important notice from the Archaeological Institute of America: We are writing to inform you that past presenters and attendees are being targeted by a housing scam for the 2018 AIA/SCS Joint Annual Meeting in Boston. We have already received reports of telephone calls from individuals representing companies offering to make hotel reservations… Read More

IMES Annual Conference, 14 April 2017, Washington, D.C.

2017 IMES Annual Conference “Restless Matters: the Socio-Political Lives of Historical Sites and Objects in the Middle East” When: Friday, April 14, 2017 9:00am – 3:00pm Where: Elliott School of International Affairs 1957 E St. NW Lindner Family Commons, room 602 Washington, District Of Columbia 20052 RSVP here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSciyHADs1v6UkogN1U80FNDB9n9EbMEVscwOLmMqFSmnKnY1w/viewform

Letter from AIA President on proposed budget cuts

A Letter from AIA President Jodi Magness on the Proposed 2018 Federal Budget – See more at: https://www.archaeological.org/news/aianews/24497#sthash.iSrpYTR3.dpuf 20 March 2017   Dear AIA members, On March 16 the President of the United States released his proposed 2018 federal budget. While the proposed cuts to the State Department and Environmental Protection Agency have received much… Read More

Veterans Curation Program

The Veteran’s Curation Program hires and trains veterans to process at-risk archaeological collections belonging to the US Army Corps of Engineers.This is a great opportunity for veterans interested in gaining on the job experience in artifact processing, collection stewardship, and artifact photography as archaeological lab technicians. It is a five month program located in either Virginia,… Read More