Read AIA Site Preservation Committee member Nicholas Stanley-Price's recent chapter on reconstruction principles from the book Conservation: Principles, Dilemmas and Uncomfortable Truths (edited by Alison Richmond and Alison Bracker).
Site Preservation Workshop held at Annual Meeting
Approximately 100 scholars from around the world and representing many disciplines met in Amherst, Massachusetts, November 9-10, at the Heritage in Conflict and Consensus workshop.
The AIA is supporting Heritage in Conflict and Consensus: New Approaches to the Social, Political, and Religious Impact of Public Heritage in the 21st Century, a workshop that will take place at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and Bard College November 9–13.
Read about our efforts to preserve Easter Island's iconic moai statues, and an innovative archaeology program for high-school students in Belize.
The AIA showcased exciting new site-preservation themed activities at the 3rd Annual AIA-Museum of Science Archaeology Fair.
Larry Coben and the Sustainable Preservation Initiative
A new Memorandum of Understanding was recently inked by the United States and the People’s Republic of China. The five-year agreement outlines steps designed to stem the flow of illicitly excavated or exported artifacts from China to the U.S.
The Archaeological Institute of America has issued the following statement concerning cultural objects on loan to U.S. institutions and calls for Congressional action to assure the security of international loans and exhibitions from attachment.
Efforts will protect and preserve Easter Island’s Rapa Nui Moai statues
The 2014 BP Award goes to the California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program for its grassroots efforts to train local communities in the preservation of archaeological sites.
Help support the Site Preservation Program while ringing in the New Year with the 2014 AIA Calendar.
Take a look at the newly completed Umm el-Jimal Project!