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Advisory Council on
Underwater Archaeology

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Advisory Council on
Underwater Archaeology

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Advisory Council on
Underwater Archaeology

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Advisory Council on
Underwater Archaeology

Spring 2024 ACUA Student Newsletter

The latest issue of the ACUA Student newsletter, produced by the ACUA Graduate Student Associate members is now available. It features articles on current student research on sites in France, Dominica, Egypt, Columbia, and ships of the Viking age. Download your copy and sign up to submit to get your copy and submit your research.

Recent Deep Thoughts

ACUA Mentoring Program: Turning Mentoring into Success One Match at a Time*

Mentoring is a way to share. Being mentored is a way to benefit from what others know. Together they can lead each of us to rise higher. Read all about it in Sarah’s blog about the ACUA mentoring program.

The ACUA’s 50th Anniversary: Learning from the Past to Build the Future

Allyson Ropp reflects on the ACUA’s 50th Anniversary Symposium during the Oakland 2024 SHA Conference. Read all about what we’ve learned and where we want to go.

Beneath the surface of our oceans, lakes, rivers, and wetlands lies a physical record of humankind preserved in prehistoric and historic shorelines, shipwrecks, inundated cities, harbors, and other traces of our past.

Core Principles

Ethics, respect, diversity and equity are the core principles around which we should all strive to lead our professional and personal lives. The ACUA strongly encourages all professional organizations to promote ethical principles, non-discrimination, anti-harassment, and anti-racist policies among their memberships.

Vision Statement

The ACUA serves as an international advisory body on issues relating to underwater archaeology, conservation, and submerged cultural resources management. It is working to educate scholars, governments, sport divers, and the general public about underwater archaeology and the preservation of underwater resources.

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