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ACOR Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in Amman

ACOR staff, past and present, gathered at the Grand Hyatt in Amman together with more than 250 of our valued supporters, colleagues, and friends on June 25, 2018 to celebrate our first 50 years in...

The Temple of the Winged Lions: Preserving and Presenting History

The first time I came to Petra, it was as a wide-eyed tourist; I walked through the Siq and followed the winding path to the Treasury, marveling at the banded colors in the rock and...

What Can You Do With A Photo Archive?

A photomosaic—a “mosaic of photos”—is a photo that basically consists of a single image, which in turn is made up of a number of smaller ones. If one looks at such an image from up...

ACOR@50

  Miriam Saleh, Development Officer, reflects on ACOR's past, present and future. PAST In 2018, ACOR will celebrate its 50th anniversary. Like many in Jordan, our research center relocated in 1968 to Amman in response to the Six-Day...

The Year of Living Dangerously

Dr. Linda K. Jacobs is an archaeologist, author, and founder of the Violet Jabara Charitable Trust, which is dedicated to improving the lives of people in developing countries in the Middle East and to fostering...

JGSS – The Jordanian Graduate Student Scholarship

Spotlight on selected 2016–17 JGSS Scholars The Jordanian Graduate Student Scholarship (JGSS) was first awarded in 2009.  Students must be enrolled in the first year of an M.A. or Ph.D. program in Jordan in a subject related to cultural...
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50th Anniversary Lecture by Dr. Barbara A. Porter

The ACOR Video Lecture Series provides accessible discussions of new research into the past and present of Jordan and the broader Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean worlds. This video, adapted from the February 2018 public...

ACOR Strategic Planning Survey

WE WANT TO HEAR FROM YOU! Please participate in a survey about ACOR. As a part of our effort to develop ACOR’s strategic plan for the future, we are conducting a survey and would like you to take...

Lecture “Palestinian Reproductive Death and Life” on Wed. March 14, 2018 @ 6 pm

A public lecture Palestinian Reproductive Death and Life during the British Mandate A lecture given by Frances S. Hasso Duke University 2018 ACOR CAORC Post-Graduate Fellow Wednesday March 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.   About the Lecture: This lecture emerges from a book project that examines...
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ACOR Petra Church Mini-Video

For ACOR's 50th Anniversary, we have created a series of small videos which highlight projects, people and scholarly work that we are most proud of supporting. One of our major projects has been the Petra...
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