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...

An Evening of Presentations to Celebrate the Petra Papyri Final Publication

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 public lectures...
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...
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...

“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...

Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel

The 2019 ACOR Public Lecture Series presents: "Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel," by Győző Vörös. This lecture took place at ACOR in Amman on March 13, 2019. https://youtu.be/lnOyZnzUe0I About...

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...
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...

“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...

Who Were the People in the Neolithic Black Desert?

An ACOR Public Lecture Who Were the People in the Neolithic Black Desert? Wednesday 18 October 2017 at 6:00 pm Dr. Gary Rollefson ACOR National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow & Emeritus Professor of Anthropology at Whitman College Wednesday 18 October...
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