The Excavation of Archaeological Material in the Popular Media

August 12, 2014

Austin Declaration on the Excavation of Archaeological Material in the Popular Media

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The presidents of the Australian Archaeological Association, the Canadian Archaeological Association, the European Association of Archaeologists, the ICOMOS International Scientific Committee on Archaeological Heritage Management (ICAHM), the Pan African Archaeological Association, the World Archaeological Congress, and the Secretary-General of the Indo-Pacific Prehistory Association have together prepared this document after discussions initiated at a meeting of presidents held on 5 April 2014 in Austin, Texas, concerning the proliferation of content in popular media that celebrates and encourages the destruction of the archaeological record. Continue reading…


LATAM Newsletter April – June 2014 now out

June 25, 2014

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The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to Latin and Central American conservation professionals to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network.

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El propósito del Boletín LATAM es lo de ofrecer la oportunidad para los profesionales de América Latina y Central de compartir sus investigaciones y sus experiencias profesionales en la región, a través de la red LATAM.

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LATAM Newsletter January-March 2014 now out

March 28, 2014

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The new edition of the LATAM Newsletter will now be produced on a quarterly basis, thanks to the collaboration of Tomas Meraz of the National Institute of Anthropology and History (INAH), Mexico, and participant of the LATAM programme. ICCROM also takes the opportunity to thank to Andrea Martinez Moreno from Colombia, who launched and produced the newsletter throughout 2013.

The aim of the LATAM Newsletter is to give the opportunity to Latin and Central American conservation professionals to share their research and professional experiences throughout the region using the LATAM network. Continue reading…


World Heritage Capacity Building Newsletter No.4

February 18, 2014

The fourth issue of the World Heritage Capacity Building newsletter is now available for download in English, French and Spanish.

This newsletter is the result of a joint collaboration between the three Advisory Bodies to the World Heritage Convention – ICCROM, IUCN and ICOMOS – as part of the World Heritage Capacity Building Programme.

It highlights some of the activities of the programme of the past year and it also showcases a selection of activities of various UNESCO Category 2 Centres and other partners around the world: their capacity building activities, as well as community outreach initiatives.

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