Site Preservation News

AIA Site Preservation Grant to Support Project at Deir el-Ballas, Egypt

March 27, 2020

The AIA’s 2019 Site Preservation Grant will fund preservation work taking place at Deir el-Ballas in Egypt.

AIA Site Preservation Grant Recipient Named World Heritage Site

April 18, 2019

Thimlich Ohinga in Kenya, an AIA Site Preservation Grant winner, is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

AIA Awards its Latest Site Preservation Grant to Project in Sudan

March 27, 2019

The Archaeological Institute of America is pleased to announce our newest Site Preservation Grant winner.

AIA Site Preservation Grant to Aid in the Preservation of The Royal Pyramids & Necropolis of Nuri, Sudan

March 27, 2019

The project will develop a strategy to protect the site from encroachment, urbanization, and environmental change.

Statement by the Archaeological Institute of America in Opposition to the National Monument Creation and Protection Act, H.R. 3990

October 30, 2017

Today the achievements of the Antiquities Act are at risk. The National Monument Creation and Protection Act, H.R. 3990, erects hurdles that would make it virtually impossible for future presidents to designate national monuments

Statement Regarding the United States of America’s Intention to Withdraw from UNESCO

October 18, 2017

On October 12, 2017, the United States announced its decision to withdraw from the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in 2018.

AIA and Hilton Offer Site Preservation Grant

April 4, 2017

The AIA and Hilton are pleased to offer a special Site Preservation Grant for projects operating in Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, and Lebanon.

A Letter from AIA President Jodi Magness on the Proposed 2018 Federal Budget

March 20, 2017

Learn about how you can support NEH, NEA, and the ORCs during this critical time.

AIA Supports ASOR Statment

January 30, 2017

The AIA strongly supports ASOR’s statement regarding the US Executive Order, “Protecting the Nation From Foreign Terrorist Entry Into the United States,” issued on January 27, 2017.

Urgent: Please Support the NEH and NEA

January 23, 2017

The AIA urges everyone to help stop plans to eliminate the NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) and NEA (National Endowment for the Arts). 

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