“Protection of Cultural Heritage” an ACOR Lecture on Tuesday 24 January 2017 by Dr....

Public Lecture Announcement A New Perspective for the Protection of Threatened Cultural Heritage Dr. Monther Jamhawi Director General Department of Antiquities of Jordan Tuesday 24 January 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow About the Lecturer: Dr. Monther Jamhawi is the Director...

“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...

“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...
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...
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...
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...
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“Recipes for Public Archaeology” by Dr. Andrew McCarthy

Announcing an ACOR Public Lecture: Recipes for Public Archaeology: Libraries, Tourism, and Experimental Archaeology in Cyprus Dr. Andrew McCarthy Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) Wednesday 10 February 2016 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Heritage is an important...
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...
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“Excavations of the Royal Palace of Machaerus” by Dr. Győző Vörös

Excavations at the Fortified Royal Palace of Machaerus Overlooking the Dead Sea Dr. Győző Vörös Hungarian Academy of Arts Wednesday 16 December 2015 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow About the Lecture Dr. Vörös will provide an illustrated lecture outlining the...
Environmental Engineer from Wadi Musa at al-Tahouna mill site, Wadi Musa (photo by E. Addison)

“Heritage Conservation and Host Communities in Jordan” by Dr. Erin Addison

The Top Stratum: Heritage Conservation and Host Communities in Jordan Dr. Erin Addison Cultural Heritage Resources (CHR) Projects Lead for the USAID-SCHEP Project Wednesday 13 May 2015 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Over the past 40 years...

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