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


Military Heritage Partial Scholarship

In an effort to bring more military-focused voices into the art crime and illicit trafficking milieu the Association for Research into Crimes against Art is offering a €1500 partial scholarship with shared housing for up to 3 Champs members. For more information on the postgraduate certificate program in art crime and cultural heritage protection, please… Read More

ICCROM Class: “First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis 2018”

ICCROM will host its class “First Aid to Cultural Heritage in Times of Crisis 2018” from 31 Jul – 24 Aug 2018 in Tilburg, the Netherlands. Deadline to apply is 23 Mar 2018. See the ICCROM website for details.

Annual Meeting of Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation

The  Lawyers Committee for Cultural Heritage Preservation will hold its 9th Annual Meeting on 13 Apr 2018, from 8:00am – 6:00pm. Venue is the Georgetown University Law Center, in Washington, D.C. The Call for Paper Submissions is now open to anyone wishing to make a presentation. Proposals are open until 13 Jan 2018. Please submit… Read More

Statement by the Archaeological Institute of America in Opposition to the National Monument Creation and Protection Act, H.R. 3990

In 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt signed the Antiquities Act into law, the first major legislation intended to protect and preserve archaeological sites and artifacts in the United States. The Archaeological Institute of America played a key role in drafting and promoting the Antiquities Act. Recognizing that archaeological looting threatened the heritage of the United States,… Read More

Statement Regarding the United States of America’s Intention to Withdraw from UNESCO

Statement from the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), American Alliance of Museums (AAM), American Anthropological Association (AAA), American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR), Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), Society for Classical Studies (SCS), U.S. Committee of the Blue Shield (USCBS), and U.S. National Committee of ICOMOS (US/ICOMOS) Regarding the United States of America’s Intention to Withdraw… Read More