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


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

Research Grant: The Endangered Archives Programme

The next call for applications will go out in September 2017.  See here: http://eap.bl.uk/pages/grants.html

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/