Aerial View of ACOR from Helicopter (October 2015) Source: Aerial Photographic Archive for Archaeology in the Middle East (Photographer: Rebecca Banks) (APAAME_20151001_RHB-0525). See www.apaame.org

“Perspectives on ACOR’s Role” by Dr. Barbara A. Porter & Dr. Glenn J. Corbett

Perspectives on ACOR's Role in Preserving and Presenting Jordan's Heritage Dr. Barbara A. Porter, ACOR Director Dr. Glenn J. Corbett, ACOR Associate Director Wednesday 27 April 2016 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: This presentation will reflect on the...

From the Ground Up: Community Engagement in Rock Art Management in Wadi Rum

Public Lecture Announcement: About the Lecture: As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Wadi Rum is a prime tourist destination, home to thousands of rock inscriptions and petroglyphs—many of which are actually in grave danger of decay. This...

“The Late Neolithic Colonization of the Eastern Badia” by Dr. Gary Rollefson

The Late Neolithic Colonization of the Eastern Badia Dr. Gary Rollefson Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 25 February 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture Unprecedented population growth, environmental degradation, and a reduction of rainfall by...
Chad Hill preparing to launch a fixed wing drone at Feifa, Jordan 2014 (Photo by Morag Kersel)

“Why We Need Drones” by Dr. Austin (Chad) Hill

Why We Need Drones: Case Studies from Archaeological Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Surveys in Wadi al-Qattafi and Feifa, Jordan Dr. Austin (Chad) Hill ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 17 May 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow About the Lecture: In recent...

The Internet and Social Media in Jordan’s Information Age

Public Lecture Announcement The Internet and Social Media in Jordan's Information Age Dr. Geoffrey Hughes ACOR National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow & Fellow, Anthropology Department, London School of Economics Wednesday 20 September 2017 at 6:00 pm To be followed by a...
Aerial view of the excavation at Megiddo (2008, Megiddo Expedition)

“Egypt and the Levant in the Early Bronze Age” by Dr. Matthew J. Adams

Egypt and the Levant in the Early Bronze Age: Implications of a New Radiocarbon Chronology Dr. Matthew J. Adams Director of the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem Tuesday 27 January 2015 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About...

“The Levantine Early Bronze Age,” an ACOR public lecture on Wednesday 28 September 2016

ACOR public lecture announcement The Levantine Early Bronze Age: Re-evaluation and New Vistas Dr. Suzanne Richard ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow & Distinguished Professor of History and Archaeology at Gannon University Wednesday 28 September 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow   About the...

Who Were the People in the Neolithic Black Desert?

An ACOR Public Lecture Who Were the People in the Neolithic Black Desert? Wednesday 18 October 2017 at 6:00 pm Dr. Gary Rollefson ACOR National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow & Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at Whitman College Wednesday 18 October...
Early Islamic (Kufic) inscription dates 109 AH (AD 727/728) in Wadi Shireh (photo G.J. Corbett)

“Traces of Early Islam in Wadi Ramm” by Dr. Glenn J. Corbett and Firas...

Traces of Early Islam in Wadi Ramm: A Desert Mosque and Waystation from the Time of the Umayyads Dr. Glenn J. Corbett, ACOR Associate Director Firas Bqain, ACOR Administrator Wednesday 4 March 2015 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About...

“An Anthropological Gaze at Art,” an ACOR public lecture Wednesday 26 October 2016

An Anthropological Gaze at Art: Women, Art Markets, and Urban Space in Amman Dr. Aseel Sawalha National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow & Professor of Anthropology at Fordham University Wednesday 26 October 2016 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow   About the...
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