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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

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

Whither CHAMP? Possible Futures

In my privileged position as the Communications Coordinator for CHAMP, I have an interesting perspective on the members, group ties to other organizations, and on the challenges that we face. So much has happened to the organization and to the world in the last two years that I find myself wondering about our future.  How… Read More

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