Steve Meyer, Project Archivist at ACOR, Fall 2017

Steve Meyer is the Project Archivist for ACOR’s Photo Archive Project. He arrived in Jordan at the end of August 2017 and will be working in the ACOR Library through much of 2018 as part...

Bilal Al Burini’s Conservation Efforts of the Jerash Sarcophagus

المقال باللغة العربية في أسفل الصفحة In 2003, the discovery of a Byzantine era lead coffin in the village of Jerash caused a wave of excitement throughout the region, especially for historians and archaeologists, but also...
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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...
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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...

ACOR Receives NEH Grant to Support Critical Scholarship

We are happy to announce that ACOR received a National Endowment for the Humanities “Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutions” grant in March 2017. The grant of $30,200 provides six months of fellowship funding for...

Pauline Piraud-Fournet: Temple of the Winged Lions Publication Fellow, Spring-Summer 2019

Pauline Piraud-Fournet is an archaeologist and architect, and the recent recipient of a new 6 month Fellowship from ACOR in 2019: the Temple of the Winged Lions (TWL) Publication Fellowship. As part of this Fellowship,...

Albright Award given to HRH Prince Raad bin Zeid

The American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) awarded the W.F. Albright Service Award to His Royal Highness Prince Raad bin Zeid during the recent ASOR annual meetings in Boston, Massachusetts in November 2017. Prince Raad and...

Konstantinos D. Politis, ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow Fall 2019

Dr. Konstantinos D. Politis is an ACOR-CAORC Post-Doctoral Fellow in the fall of 2019. Dr. Politis is chairperson of the Hellenic Society for Near Eastern Studies, and he leads an ongoing excavation of Zoara, modern...

Reading the Bones of Ottoman Era Hesban

My name is Emily Edwards, and I was a Pierre and Patricia Bikai fellow at ACOR in Summer 2018.  I am currently a student of Dr. Megan Perry in the Anthropology M.A. program at East...

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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