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


AIA/SCS Annual Meeting

The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and Society for Classical Studies (SCS) are holding their Annual Meeting convention in Washington, D.C. on Jan 2 – 5, 2020. Early registration ends on Nov 8. The hotel registration discounts will end on Dec 8. Attendees can register for the whole convention or just one day. Come talk… Read More

Respect and Protect: fulfilling the obligation to safeguard cultural property in the military context

Aimed at the archaeological, wider academic and interested lay communities, this day conference will be a chance to hear from those directly involved in this field and discuss the issues and challenges faced. https://www.sal.org.uk/events/2019/11/respect-and-protect/  

[ShovelBums] Excavation Supervisor Iraqi Kurdistan, transport/room/board covered (no salary), June-early July 2019

I once was a field director of a project in the Peten of Guatemala with Vanderbilt for a salary of one beer a month, but my travel expenses were not covered. Though they did transport my ’78 Suzuki GS400 back to Antigua for me at the end of the season after if broke down in… Read More

CHAMP Newsletter, April 2019

CHAMP Newsletter_APR 2019

Stigler Lecture on Conflict Damage to Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria, Iraq and Libya, March 14

The Department of Anthropology at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences will present a lecture, “Analyzing Conflict Damage to Cultural Heritage from Above: Results from the ASOR Cultural Heritage Initiatives in Syria, Iraq, and Libya,” by Susan Penacho at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, as part of the Robert L. Stigler Lecture in Anthropology and Archaeology series. Link https://news.uark.edu/articles/46365/stigler-lecture-on-conflict-damage-to-cultural-heritage-sites-in-syria-iraq-and-libya-march-14