Back on the Giza Plateau and the Egyptian Museum
This blog by Dr. Richard A. Lobban, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Executive Director of the Sudan Studies Association, is being sent from the “Egyptian Odyssey” Tour, January 14-28, 2012
Richard Lobban, Jr. (Ph.D., Northwestern) is Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and African Studies at Rhode Island College, where he taught since 1972. He is also the Executive Director of the Sudan Studies Association.
Thank you to all AIA members and friends, attendees, presenters, exhibitors and everyone else who made the 2012 Annual Meeting the best ever! Here are some images from the meeting for you to enjoy. (Click image to the left or title above to view.)
Thanks to all AIA members for helping make this year's Annual Meeting a wonderful sucess!
The AIA Societies Breakfast held on January 7 gave representatives of our Local Societies the opportunity to discuss mutual goals and to share ideas for AIA participation on the local level.
Congratulations to Seymour Bandes of the Long Island Society and Alison Futrell of the Society of Tucson and Southern Arizona, the recipients of this year's AIA Foot Soldier Award.
The AIA is pleased to announce that 2012 set a new attendance record for its Annual Meeting, with 3,200 registrants!
This morning the Cultural Heritage by AIA-Military Panel (CHAMP) Workshop discussed aspects of cultural heritage preservation during humanitarian and political upheaval taking place across the globe.
The Awards Ceremony of the 113th AIA Annual Meeting took place on Friday, January 6. Read about the honored recipients at http://aia.archaeological.org/webinfo.php?page=10177
In advance of the Institute's 2015 Working Conference for Educators: Building a Strong Future for Archaeological Outreach and Education the AIA is soliciting a series of one-page descriptions of existing archaeological outreach and education programs.
We began the first week with our second group of students by explaining the archaeology of Achill Island and touring the sites at Slievemore.
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