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...

“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...

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...
An example of signed rock art from Wadi Ramm. Photo G.J. Corbett.

“New Insights into Thamudic Inscriptions” by Dr. Glenn J. Corbett

Messages from the Desert: New Insights into Thamudic Inscriptions and Rock Drawings from Jordan's Wadi Ramm Dr. Glenn J. Corbett Director of the Wadi Hafir Petroglyph Survey, Former ACOR NEH Fellow and Independent Scholar Wednesday 25 September at...
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...

“Archaeology in the Attic” an ACOR Lecture on Wednesday 19 April 2017

Public Lecture Announcement Archaeology in the Attic: Preserving Archival Treasures of Jordan’s Past Dr. Glenn J. Corbett ACOR Associate Director Wednesday 19 April 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow About the lecture: Archaeological and cultural heritage sites in Jordan and...
Mesa house photo by Rollefson

“A Kinder, Greener Black Desert” by Dr. Gary Rollefson

A Kinder, Greener Black Desert: Results of Archaeological Research of Neolithic Sites Dr. Gary Rollefson Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 25 February 2014, 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Passing through the Black Desert in northeastern...

Why Umm el-Jimal Should Be Included in Tourism Packages and Itineraries

ACOR and USAID SCHEP PUBLIC LECTURE ANNOUNCEMENT "Why Umm el-Jimal Should Be Included in Tourism Packages and Itineraries" Dr. Bert de Vries, Calvin University (Note new date) Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow at ACOR About...
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 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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