Dispatches from the AIA

Dispatches from the AIA, a regular feature in ARCHAEOLOGY magazine, reports on the latest initiatives and programs undertaken by the AIA and its 110 Local Societies. Dispatches is a great way for AIA members and ARCHAEOLOGY readers to learn about the Institute and how the support of members and donors enables us to fulfill our mission of informing the public about archaeology.

Spring Gala Celebrates Greek Archaeology and Culture; AIA announces Winners of First Cotsen Excavation Grants; Society awarded Eastville community Historical aIa Site Preservation Grant; AIA Announces Completion of Preservation Project in Stafford; AIA Cooperation with EAA Moves Forward
Heritage Watch Completes AIA-Funded Project in Cambodia; AIA Award Winner Recognized for Archaeological Preservation and Advocacy in Sri Lanka; AIA Local Society in Tucson Creates Sweet Addition to Programs
Annual Meeting in Seattle Features Largest Academic Program Ever; AIA Honors Award Winners at the Annual Meeting; AIA and the Burke Entertain and Educate Hundreds at Archaeology Fair; David W. Packard; Jr.; Winner of Outstanding Public Service Award; Brings Opera to the Annual Meeting; Societies: Awards Recognize Service; Two New Societies Chartered at the Annual Meeting
Success of Second National Archaeology Day Emphasizes Event’s Growing Popularity; AIA Conservation and Site Preservation Committee Announces Winners of Best Practices Award; AIA 2013 Calendar Features Winners of 2011 Photo Contest and Site Preservation Sites; AIA Second Annual Photo Contest; AIA Google Earth Map Layers Featured in Google Field Trip
114th AIA-APA Joint Annual Meeting in Seattle; AIA and Collaborations; AIA Local Societies and National Archaeology Day; Society Membership
AIA Lecture Program begins 117th season; Kress lecturer awarded major residency at Berklee College of Music; AIA announces two new funding opportunities for archaeologists; AIA Site Preservation program raises money for Queen Anne’s Revenge; AIA working with World Archaeological Congress; October 20, 2012 is National Archaeology Day
Site Preservation grant benefits Civil War sites in Stafford, Virginia; AIA fourth annual Spring Gala a huge success; celebrates Turkish archaeology and culture; Crawford H. Greenewalt, Jr., given Bandelier Award for outstanding work at Sardis, Turkey; Second National Archaeology Day is October 20, 2012; AIA partnerships and collaborations—SAA and EAA
Philadelphia Meeting Sets Attendance Record; A Glimpse into the Ancient Balkans; AIA Award Winners
Site Preservation Grants Awarded to Sites in Kenya and Israel; Local Societies’ Outreach Programs Benefit Communities and the AIA; Annual Meeting; AIA-BU Archaeology Symposium; AIA Advocacy; National Archaeology Day
AIA Gala Celebrates Underwater Archaeology and Irish Culture; AIA Awards Grant to Protect Earliest Human Remains in the Americas; AIA and Google Unveil Google Earth Map of Irish Sites at the Gala; National Archaeology Day Announced


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