Mining Manuscripts of the Ottoman Archives

   Sarah Islam is a Ph.D. candidate in History at Princeton University and an ACOR-CAORC pre-doctoral fellow for 2015–2016. In order to complete her research project, which deals with the evolving historical discourse on blasphemy as...

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...

ACOR @ 50: Past, Present, and Future

A public lecture ACOR @ 50: Past, Present, and Future Wednesday February 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. A lecture given by Dr. Barbara A. Porter, ACOR Director Reception to Follow   About the Lecture: To inaugurate the ACOR lecture series for our 50th anniversary...

Sea Peoples and neo-Hittites — an ACOR Video Lecture by Dr. Timothy P. Harrison

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 was adapted from the May 2017...

Images from a Lifetime Dedicated to Archaeology: The Paul and Nancy Lapp Collection at...

By Rachael McGlensey Half a century is a long time to be an archaeologist- but Nancy Lapp has been working for 50 years and then some. Born in 1930, Nancy has been engaging with the archaeology...

ACOR Celebrates its 50th Anniversary in Washington, D.C.

On April 4, 2019, ACOR gathered many of its long-time supporters and friends together at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C. for our final 50th Anniversary Celebration. This special occasion provided opportunity for old...

An Evening of Presentations to Celebrate the Petra Papyri Final Publication

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 was adapted from the public lectures...

The Evolution of Identity and Social Conflict in Networked Jordan

Geoffrey Hughes is a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) fellow at ACOR and an anthropologist and lecturer at the London School of Economics. He is residing at ACOR during summer 2017 while he pursues...
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Continuity and change in mortuary customs: the Jordan Valley in the second and first...

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 was adapted from the April 2018...

Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan

The 2018 ACOR Public Lecture Series and the Embassy of Australia in Amman present: "Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan," by Stephen Bourke. This lecture took place at ACOR in...
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