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IFR Military Veterans Scholarship

Ladies and Gents, I recently uncovered an outstanding scholarship opportunity with the Institute for Field Research (IFR). The IFR was created and is run by a group of academic archaeologists. It provides archaeological field school opportunities around the world where students and volunteers can obtain the skills they need to be productive in the profession…. Read More

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

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

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