On 12 May, CIfA and the Institute of Historic Buildings Conservation (IHBC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which outlines the intention of both institutes to develop a more structured partnership and creates new possibilities to enhance complementary membership benefits.
The MoU recognises the shared aims of promoting good practice and a commitment to developing high quality skills and learning environments in archaeology and conservation respectively, as well as a shared interest in influencing legislation and policy affecting the historic environment and securing investment and support for areas of common interests.
The MoU also recognises that both institutes have distinct roles in shaping the historic environment, with the accredited skills-sets and competences of members, but also identifies complementary characteristics and a greater potential to work to ensure mutual support of aims, events, and services.
TO JOIN CIfA FOR FREE FOR 1 YEAR
Members of IHBC seeking the 1 year free trial membership of CIfA should sign up by completing the form below and provide your IHBC membership details. Alternatively, download, complete and return the Affiliate Membership Application Form to subscriptions [at] archaeologists.net, or by post to the address at the bottom of this page.
Completing this form secures Affiliate membership of CIfA with online access to The Archaeologist magazine until 31 March 2018. No payment is required until the subscription renewals are circulated in February 2018, in advance of the renewal deadline on 1 April 2018.
As no accreditation is involved in this offer, the use of CIfA post-nominals after a members' name or title is not permitted.