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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“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...
Early Islamic (Kufic) inscription dates 109 AH (AD 727/728) in Wadi Shireh (photo G.J. Corbett)

“Traces of Early Islam in Wadi Ramm” by Dr. Glenn J. Corbett and Firas...

Traces of Early Islam in Wadi Ramm: A Desert Mosque and Waystation from the Time of the Umayyads Dr. Glenn J. Corbett, ACOR Associate Director Firas Bqain, ACOR Administrator Wednesday 4 March 2015 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About...
Aerial view of the excavation at Megiddo (2008, Megiddo Expedition)

“Egypt and the Levant in the Early Bronze Age” by Dr. Matthew J. Adams

Egypt and the Levant in the Early Bronze Age: Implications of a New Radiocarbon Chronology Dr. Matthew J. Adams Director of the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research in Jerusalem Tuesday 27 January 2015 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About...
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“Pipe Dreams and Paradise: The Water System of the Petra Garde and Pool Complex”...

Pipe Dreams and Paradise: The Water System of the Petra Garden and Pool Complex Dr. Leigh-Ann Bedal ACOR-CAORC Fellow and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the Behrend College of the Pennsylvania State University Wednesday 29 October 2014 at...
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