Our Department hosts the Archaeological Institute of America Vancouver Society. The AIA promotes archaeological inquiry and public understanding of the material record of the human past to foster an appreciation of diverse cultures and our shared humanity. It supports archaeologists, their research and its dissemination, and the ethical practice of archaeology. The AIA educates people of all ages about the significance of archaeological discovery and advocates the preservation of the world’s archaeological heritage. The AIA Vancouver Society hosts a regular series of free public lectures and other special events at UBC that help fulfill this mission. See our website for information on our society and these events.
For information on the national organization, its mission, and membership, please visit: http://www.archaeological.org/.