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View the Preliminary Program and Register Today!
Browse the preliminary program to see all of the exciting sessions AAA is offering and register for the 2015 AAA Annual Meeting.
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AAA Mourns the Loss of Khaled al-Asaad
AAA mourns the loss of Khaled al-Asaad, a renowned Syrian antiquities scholar and archaeologist. Asaad was held captive by ISIS militants for over a month before he was brutally executed for refusing to divulge the location of hidden artifacts. AAA is outraged by the brutal and senseless murder of this honorable scholar.
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Third AAA Declaration on Human Rights: Survey Responses Needed
The AAA Committee for Human Rights is currently assessing the 1999 Declaration on Anthropology and Human Rights and considering how it might be revised. To that end they have drawn up a Third AAA Declaration on Human Rights: Concept Note and invite your input via survey.
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Interested in Becoming an Anthropology News Opinion Columnist?
Anthropology News seeks opinion columnists for anthropology-news.org starting in January 2016. These volunteer writers are an integral part of shaping the conversation in AN by developing columns that relate to anthropology in its myriad forms. Proposals are due by September 18.
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Professional Development Opportunities in Abundance at the AAA Annual Meeting!
Register now to attend workshops at the 2015 annual meeting! To create a more focused and professional development oriented workshop series, AAA has established four different workshop tracks: Academic Training and Career Development, Practicing and Applied Career Development, Technical Skill Development, and Humanistic Anthropology. Space is limited, so register early to guarantee yourself a spot!
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Have you seen the new AnthroSource?
AAA is thrilled to announce the relaunch of AnthroSource, the database of some 300,000 full-text articles that reflect the breadth and depth of Americanist anthropology. Now members can access the site anytime, anywhere, or on any device!
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