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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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“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...

Experiential Tourism in Petra – a USAID SCHEP public lecture on Tuesday April 11,...

Tuesday April 11, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. "Experiential Tourism in Petra" a lecture by ACOR Associated Director Dr. Glenn G. Corbett About the lecture: The Temple of the Winged Lions lies in Petra’s “Sacred Quarter” across from the...
Inscripted block (lower right) as found in 'Ayn Gharandal gate area. Photo Darby 2013.

“A New Monumental Latin Inscription from ‘Ayn Gharandal” by Drs. Robert and Erin Darby

Words in the Sand: A New Monumental Latin Inscription from 'Ayn Gharandal Dr. Robert Darby & Dr. Erin Darby University of Tennessee Tuesday 3 June 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture On 17 June 2013, the ‘Ayn Gharandal...

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...
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...

“Sea Peoples and neo-Hittites” an ACOR public lecture Tuesday 16 May 2017

Public Lecture Announcement Sea Peoples and neo-Hittites in the 'Land of Palistin'  Timothy Harrison Professor of Near Eastern Archaeology at the University of Toronto & Visiting Professor at the American University of Beirut Tuesday 16 May 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to...
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...

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...
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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...
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