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Nabataeans on the Shores of the Dead Sea

ACOR Proudly Presents: “Nabataeans on the Shores of the Dead Sea” An ACOR Public Lecture by Dr. Konstantinos D. Politis on March 10, 2020 About the Lecture: Ancient sites that have recently come to light on the Dead Sea...

The Movement to Abolish Article 308: A Brief Reflection on Women’s Activism in Amman,...

by Josephine Chaet, ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow 2019 Since returning to my home institution in 2019, following almost two years of intermittent fieldwork in Jordan, I have slowly begun the process of analyzing the ethnographic data collected...

Exploring the tourism development landscape in Aqaba

Kimberly Cavanagh was a Fulbright Scholar (2019–2020) residing at ACOR while undertaking research to complete her book manuscript exploring tourism development in Aqaba, with the working title “Shifting Landscapes: The Social and Economic Development of...
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The ACOR Photo Archive: Mobilizing Digital Tools to Preserve Visual Heritage

ACOR Proudly Presents: "The ACOR Photo Archive: Mobilizing Digital Tools to Preserve Visual Heritage" An ACOR Public Lecture by Dr. Jack Green and Jessica Holland on February 11, 2020 About the Lecture The ACOR Photo Archive contains rich collections...

Cosmetic Adornment during the Iron Age in the Southern Levant

A Pierre and Patricia Bikai Fellowship at ACOR was awarded to Betty Adams for spring 2020. She is a graduate student in Near Eastern Archaeology at La Sierra University in Riverside, California, where her studies...
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Religious Change in Southern Jordan in the Byzantine and Islamic Periods

ACOR Proudly Presents: “Religious Change in Southern Jordan in the Byzantine and Islamic Periods” An ACOR Public Lecture by Dr. Robert Schick on December 10, 2019 About the Lecture: In the first centuries AD, everybody in the area...

“Jordan: Sustainability at the Margins” | Looking back at the 2020 ACOR-CAORC Faculty Development...

  In January 2020, ACOR kicked off the new decade in the company of twelve faculty members visiting Jordan from the U.S. They were joining us for just over two weeks through a program put on...

The unexpected discovery of Khirbet Qazone and the revealing of Nabataeans on the shores...

Konstantinos D. Politis is an ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow and chairperson of the Hellenic Society for Near Eastern Studies. As part of his fellowship he will be giving a public presentation on his findings from archaeological...

Christine Sargent, NEH Fellow, Spring 2020

Christine Sargent is the Spring 2019–2020 ACOR-NEH fellow and an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Colorado Denver. During her ACOR fellowship, Dr. Sargent will be working on her first ethnographic monograph, which...

ACOR Supports Jordanian Researchers: Dr. Sahar al Khasawneh Presents at 2019 ASOR Meeting

المقال باللغة العربية في أسفل الصفحة Every year ACOR funds travel scholarships for two Jordanian researchers to attend the annual meeting of ASOR (American Schools of Oriental Research). Sahar al Khasawneh, Assistant Professor in the Faculty...