AIA News

October 8, 2015

AIA and ASOR Receive Grant for Two-Day Syrian Cultural Heritage Summit

Media Release

October 8, 2015

For Immediate Distribution

The Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) announced today that they have jointly received a Chairman’s Grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to support a two-day invitational summit in Washington, D.C., on December 10–11, 2015. During the summit, representatives from organizations engaged in collecting data on the cultural heritage of Syria will explore ways to cooperate and reduce duplication of effort. NEH Chairman William “Bro” Adams will be in attendance for the public event to be held on Friday, December 11, at the National Geographic Society. or the AIA at 617-353-9362 or



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