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December 2, 2009

AIA Awards New Grant to Help Save Cultural Heritage - Project will use technology to recreate a five-thousand-year-old Chalcolithic roundhouse in Cyprus

December 1, 2009

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).

December 1, 2009

Site Preservation Workshop held at Annual Meeting

November 29, 2009

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.

October 28, 2009

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.

October 27, 2009

Read about our efforts to preserve Easter Island's iconic moai statues, and an innovative archaeology program for high-school students in Belize.

October 23, 2009

The AIA showcased exciting new site-preservation themed activities at the 3rd Annual AIA-Museum of Science Archaeology Fair.

June 7, 2009

Larry Coben and the Sustainable Preservation Initiative

March 20, 2009

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.

February 9, 2009

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.

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