World Archaeological Congress


Newsletter: Volume 27 April 2009

Contributions to the next WAC Newsletter due 18th May 2009

Archaeologists Without Borders Workshop

Report on the website of the World Archaeological Congress

Archaeologies of Art Podcast Series Launched!

Call for WAC members to nominate Indigenous people

World Archaeological Congress honors Larry Zimmerman

Dr Andree Rosenfeld

Recommendation on ERA Draft Quality Ranking

WAC-6 Media Releases

WAC-6 Closing Ceremony Speech

Portuguese WAC-6 Media Releases

German WAC-6 Media Releases

Spanish WAC-6 Media Releases

Turkish WAC-6 Media Releases

Czech. WAC-6 Media Release on Iran



WAC Ethics Meeting

Standford Archaeology Center - April 19th - April 21st 2007

Members of the WAC Committee on Ethics held their first face-to-face working meeting April19-21, 2007 at Stanford University as guests of the Stanford Archaeology Center. Among other business, the committee began a process of identifying a general framework for thinking through the often complex ethics issues that face archaeologists, heritage practitioners, and those affected by decisions of these fields.

Attending were (L to R): (back row) Audie Huber (Umatilla Tribe, USA), Alejandro Haber (Argentina), Ian Hodder (USA), Ian Lilley (Australia); Julie Hollowell (Canada); Anne Pyburn (USA); Joan Gero (USA); Sean Ulm (Australia); Alexander Herrera (Colombia); (front) - Margaret Rika-Heke (Tainui-Waikato and Ngapuhi, New Zealand); Lynn Meskell (USA); Jill Reed (Australia), Makoto Tomii (Japan).

Other members of the committee include: Obare Bagodo (Benin); Lawrence Foa'na'ota (Solomon Islands); Nick Shepherd (South Africa); and Rasmi Shoocongdej (Thailand). A report of the meeting will follow, and the committee will be seeking input from all WAC members and others as their work progresses. Photo by Aileen Augustin.