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...

“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...
Sugarcane factory in Ghor es-Safi, photo K. Politis

“Sugar, Safi and SCHEP” by Dr. Konstantinos Politis

Sugar, Safi, and SCHEP An Industrial Archaeology Project in Jordan Dr. Konstantinos Politis Hellenic Society for Near Eastern Studies & ACOR-USAID-SCHEP Grantee Rescheduled due to snow; new date: Wednesday 3 February 2016 6:00 pm @ ACOR Reception to Follow. The USAID Sustainable Cultural...
Excavated pots from the Bad Adh-Dhra Tomb (photo Kersel)

“The Lives of Pots” by Dr. Morag Kersel

The Lives of Pots: Grave Goods, Excavated Artifacts, Looted Items, and Collected Objects from the Early Bronze Age Mortuary Sites on the Dead Sea Plain of Jordan Dr. Morag Kersel Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology...
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...
Heinrich Wölfli arriving in Jerusalem in 1520. (Heinrich Wölflis Reise nach Jerusalem 1520/1521. Edited by Hans Bloesch. Bern: Die Schweizer Bibliophilen Gesellschaft, 1929).

“Western Christian Pilgrims to the Holy Land” by Dr. Robert Schick

Western Christian Pilgrims to the Holy Land in the Early Ottoman Period Dr. Robert Shick Independent Scholar, Author, and Ongoing ACOR Publication Fellow Wednesday 19 March 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture This talk will examine the varied...

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...

“Continuity and Change in Mortuary Customs” a public lecture

A public lecture Continuity and change in mortuary customs: the Jordan Valley in the second and first millennia BC     A lecture given by Dr. John (Jack) D.M. Green ACOR Associate Director  Wednesday April 18, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.   About the Lecture: Throughout human history...
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...

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...
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