Advocacy

Founded in 1879, the AIA was chartered by the United States Congress in 1906, in recognition of its role in the development and passage of the Antiquities Act, which Theodore Roosevelt signed into law that year. Today, the AIA remains committed to preserving the world's archaeological resources and cultural heritage for the benefit of people in the present and in the future.

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February 29, 2012

Elizabeth Bartman, AIA President, sent letters to executives at National Geographic and Spike TV to express concern over the content of two new TV shows.

November 28, 2011

Blue Shield and the International Military Cultural Resources Work Group The recent conflict in Libya called for emergency assessment missions to determine the cultural heritage situation there.

August 4, 2011

Three presenters at the CPAC Bolivia-United States MoU Extension Hearing summarize the event.

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