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Upcoming Events

Easter Island Excavations: New Light on Old Assumptions

January 14, 2013 7:30 pm
AIA Society Event

Dr. Van Tilburg will discuss the latest news from the excavations including reconstructing the paleoenivronment, technology and conservation.

 

April 23-27, 2014
SAA 79th Annual Meeting

Dr. Van Tilburg will discuss her work on Easter Island at the Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.

Posted on October 11th, 2013 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Interviewed by ABC News

 

Dr. Van Tilburg and the EISP field team discuss their work and recent excavations here.

Posted on October 3rd, 2013 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Interviewed in Aftenposten

 

See Dr. Van Tilburg discuss Thor Heyerdahl here.

Posted on January 14th, 2013 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Featured in Archaeology

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read AIA President Elizabeth Bartman’s letter in the most recent issue of Archaeology here.

Posted on August 2nd, 2012 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Featured in Daily Bruin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Read about Dr. Van Tilburg and EISP in UCLA’s Daily Bruin here.

Posted on August 2nd, 2012 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Featured on msnbc.com

 

 

Dr. Jo Anne Van Tilburg was interviewed for a segment on the project’s recent discoveries. Watch the full video here.

Posted on June 18th, 2012 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Featured on TV Globo

 

Dr. Jo Anne Van Tilburg helps the Detetive Virtual spread the truth about the statue’s bodies. Watch the full video here.

Posted on June 18th, 2012 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Featured in UCLA Today

 

EISP’s Dr. Jo Anne Van Tilburg was interviewed for an article on the project’s excavation in UCLA Today. Read the full article here.

Posted on May 30th, 2012 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Featured in The Explorers Club

 

 

 

 

 

The EISP team proudly carried The Explorers Club Flag #50 to the field in July 2011. Read the full report here.

Posted on May 23rd, 2012 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Featured in Revista de Arqueología

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The EISP Conservation Initiative and excavation of two statues in Rano Raraku is featured in the cover story of Revista de Arqueología, No 368. Read the full text at Revista de Arqueología.

Posted on December 16th, 2011 by Deidre Whitmore | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Featured in Américas Magazine

 

 

 

 

 

 

The conservation efforts surrounding the world famous monuments of Easter Island are featured in the Américas, Nov/Dec 2011 issue. Read the full text at Saving the Moai by Chris Hardman (pdf).

Posted on December 5th, 2011 by Deidre Whitmore | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Featured in Smithsonian magazine

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The more we learn about the remote island from archaeologists and researchers, the more intriguing it becomes
By Paul Trachtman
Smithsonian magazine, March 2002

Posted on January 13th, 2010 by Julia Newbold | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Feature in Archaeology Magazine

Archaeology magazine May/June 2009
The laser scanning of Hoa Hakananai’a is featured in the cover story of Archaeology, May/June 2009 issue. Read the full text on the magazine website.

Posted on May 15th, 2009 by EISP Staff | Categories: Recent News & Links |

Easter Island: Archaeology, Ecology, and Culture

by Jo Anne Van Tilburg
Foreword by John Mack

Easter Island book cover

Hardcover, 232 pages
30 color and 124 B&W illustrations
Smithsonian Press (October 1995)
Order a signed copy from EISP: $80

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Posted on May 7th, 2009 by EISP Staff | Categories: Publications, Recent News & Links |

Among Stone Giants: The Life of Katherine Routledge and Her Remarkable Expedition to Easter Island

Jo Anne Van Tilburg
Among Stone Giants by Jo Anne Van Tilburg


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Posted on May 6th, 2009 by EISP Staff | Categories: Publications, Recent News & Links |

Recording, Documentation, and Information Management for the Conservation of Heritage Places

Volume II: Illustrated Examples

Edited by Rand Eppich and Amel Chabbi
Los Angeles: The Getty Conservation Institute, 2007.
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Posted on May 4th, 2009 by EISP Staff | Categories: Publications, Recent News & Links |