“Dolmens and the Landscape in Bronze Age Levant” an ACOR Lecture on Wednesday...

Public Lecture Announcement The Visible Dead: Dolmens and the Landscape in Bronze Age Levant Dr. James Fraser Curator for the Levant The British Museum Wednesday 22 February 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow at ACOR About the Lecture: Megalithic dolmen tombs are...
Arab-Byzantine coin from a coin hoard found in a house destroyed by an earthquake in Gerasa. Photo courtesy of the Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project, 2014

“The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project” by Dr. Achim Lichtenberger & Dr. Rubina Raja

New Research in Jerash: The Danish-German Northwest Quarter Project Dr. Achim Lichtenberger, Professor of Classical Archaeology at Ruhr-University Bochum in Germany Dr. Rubina Raja, Professor of Classical Archaeology at Aarhaus University in Denmark Wednesday 9 March 2016 at...

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...

“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...
Inscriptions and Rock Art from Jabal Manshir (from David F. Graf, Rome and the Arabian Frontier: From the Nabataeans to the Saracens [1997], p. 307)

“Glimpses into Nabataean Culture” by Dr. David Graf

Glimpses into Nabatean Culture and Society based on Inscriptions from the Hisma (Southern Jordan)   Dr. David Graf NEH Fellow, ACOR-CAORC Fellow & Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Miami Wednesday 17 September 2014 at 6:00 pm Reception...
Competitive Archaeology was published by the University of Texas Press in January 2015

“New Sciences of Antiquity and Arab Modernity” by Dr. Elena Dodge Corbett

Ramses Was a Semite: New Sciences of Antiquity and Arab Modernity in the Late Ottoman World Dr. Elena Dodge Corbett Resident Director, Amman Study Center, Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) Wednesday 8 April 2015 at 6:00 pm Reception...

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...

Community-Based Archaeology: Challenges and Opportunities

An ACOR Public Lecture Nizar Al Adarbeh, SCHEP Chief of Party & Jehad Haron, CHR Projects Lead Wednesday 15 March 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow ____________________________________________ About the Lecture: An evening with ACOR's USAID Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement...

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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