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Subject: AIA Conservation Award

AIA Conservation Award

From: Judith A. Logan <judy_logan>
Date: Monday, June 10, 2002
Conservation Award

In 1997, the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) created an
award to recognize excellence in conservation.  The AIA is the
largest archaeological organization in North America, with 11,000
members world-wide. The creation of a special award for conservation
draws public and professional attention to the importance of
conserving cultural heritage.  Past recipients of the award are: the
Department of Conservation and Materials Science, Institute of
Archaeology, University of London (1998), Lawrence Majewski (1999),
the Museum of London (2001), and the Wet Organic Archaeological
Materials Working Group of the ICOM-Committee for Conservation

The Conservation and Heritage Management Committee of the
Archaeological Institute of America invites nominations for the AIA
Archaeological Conservation Award, to be presented at the 2003
Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, . This award is made in
recognition of an individual's or institution's exceptional
achievement in any of the following areas:

    1.  archaeological conservation (the conservation of an
        artifact, monument, or site)

    2.  archaeological conservation science (an advance in the
        deterioration analysis or treatment of archaeological

    3.  archaeological heritage management (the overall management
        of a site or group of sites including their preservation and
        interpretation to the public)

    4.  education/public awareness of archaeological conservation
        through teaching,lecturing,an exhibition or a publication.

The award is open to any international individuals, institutions or
organizations, public or private, which merit recognition for their
contributions  to the preservation of our archaeological heritage.
Eligibility is not restricted to members of the AIA or U.S.

Please send names, a cv or institutional profile and several letters
of support detailing the nominee's contribution to archaeological
conservation to:

    John Stubbs
    Chair, Conservation and Heritage Management Committee, AIA
    World Monument Fund
    95 Madison Avenue, 9th Floor
    New York NY 10016

Deadline: 1 August 2002

Judy Logan
Senior Conservator,Archaeology
Canadian Conservation Institute
1030 Innes Road
Ottawa Ontario K1A 0M5
Fax: 613-998-4721

                  Conservation DistList Instance 16:1
                   Distributed: Friday, June 14, 2002
                        Message Id: cdl-16-1-004
Received on Monday, 10 June, 2002

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