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The Archaeology of Olive Oil: New Excavations at Khirbet Ghozlan in the Wadi Ar-Rayyan

  About the Lecture: In the mid 3rd millennium BCE, people abandoned their fortified “urban” settlements and dispersed across the countryside into small village sites. However, their rural way-of-life may have been more complex than traditionally understood....
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The Petra Papyri: A city’s diary from the 6th century CE (Lecture in Arabic)

To see other ACOR lectures in English, please click here. برديات بترا: ذاكرة المدينة و أهلها في القرن السادس الميلادي في عام 1993 اكتُشف أرشيف من البرديات اليونانية في الكنيسة البيزنطية ببترا، يتضمن 140 بردية تقريبًا،...

Islamic Baydha Project: Archaeology of Settlement in Post-Urban Petra

ACOR and CBRL's British Institute in Amman Present: "Islamic Baydha Project: Archaeology of settlement in post-urban Petra" by Micaela Sinibaldi. This lecture took place at ACOR in Amman on April 23, 2019.  About the Lecture: The Islamic...

Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel

The 2019 ACOR Public Lecture Series presents: "Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel," by Győző Vörös. This lecture took place at ACOR in Amman on March 13, 2019. https://youtu.be/lnOyZnzUe0I About...

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...

The Origins of the Sugar Industry in Jordan: Latest results of the Ghawr as-Sāfī...

The 2018 ACOR Public Lecture Series Presents: “The Origins of the Sugar Industry in Jordan: Latest results of the Ghawr aṣ-Ṣāfī Project,” an ACOR & USAID SCHEP Lecture by Konstantinos D. Politis. This blog post is...

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...

Thirty Years of Mosaic Restoration and Beyond

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 September 2018...

Remembering Father Michele Piccirillo

By Father Rosario Pierri, Dean of the Studium Biblicum Franciscanum. This blog post is adapted from Father Pieri's remarks at ACOR's public lecture, "A Memorial Evening for Father Michele Piccirillo," on September 19, 2018. This year...
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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...
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