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2001 UNESCO Underwater Heritage Convention The Society of Antiquaries played host on 28 October 2005 to a gathering of over one hundred delegates from UK Government departments, national heritage agencies […]

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Stonehenge: a time for decisions Earlier this year the Highways Agency published five options for mitigating the impact of roads on the Stonehenge World Heritage Landscape (see the Highways Agency’s […]

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Stonehenge: a time for decisions As John Barrett, FSA, MIFA, reminded everyone at the Stonehenge seminar hosted by the Society of Antiquaries on Friday 31 March, Stonehenge is a great […]

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Select Committee Inquiry to investigate ‘Science and Heritage’ The House of Lords Select Committee on Science and Technology has set up a Sub-Committee to examine the role of science, engineering […]

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Heritage Counts 2005 This year’s annual audit of the state of the historic environment — published by English Heritage on behalf of the heritage community in England — focused on […]

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HMS Sussex: letter to The Times A letter signed by four prominent archaeologists was published in The Times on 11 February 2006 highlighting the chaotic state of law and practice […]

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New Year Honours Congratulations to the following Fellows (but sadly no MIFAs) who featured in the 2006 New Year Honours List: Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire […]

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Stonehenge consultation: the Society’s response The Council of the Society of Antiquaries has finalised its response to the A303 Stonehenge Improvement Scheme Review and has submitted a statement to the […]

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Anger at secret plot to demolish the Commonwealth Institute A leaked letter revealed last week that Government ministers were plotting to demolish the Grade II* Commonwealth Institute (CI) in London […]

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Saving antiquities and works of art for the nation This week the media spotlight has been cast on the pitiful state of museum and gallery acquisition budgets and on the […]