The Year of Living Dangerously

Dr. Linda K. Jacobs is an archaeologist, author, and founder of the Violet Jabara Charitable Trust, which is dedicated to improving the lives of people in developing countries in the Middle East and to fostering...

Celebrating HRH Prince Raad Bin Zeid

On January 10, 2018 a celebration was held at ACOR to honor HRH Prince Raad Bin Zeid and to inaugurate a year of events to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of ACOR.  We share below some...

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...

Steve Meyer, Project Archivist at ACOR, Fall 2017

Steve Meyer is the Project Archivist for ACOR’s Photo Archive Project. He arrived in Jordan at the end of August 2017 and will be working in the ACOR Library through much of 2018 as part...

Funding Awarded for the ACOR Library Photographic Archive

ACOR is delighted to announce that it recently received new funding from the U.S. Department of Education through the competitive American Overseas Research Centers grant program.  The new grant will support the ACOR Library Photographic...

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...

Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan

The 2018 ACOR Public Lecture Series and the Embassy of Australia in Amman present: "Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan," by Stephen Bourke. This lecture took place at ACOR in...

ASOR Albright Award given to ACOR Librarian

ACOR Library Director Carmen Ayoubi was awarded the W.F. Albright Service Award on 18 November 2016 during the 2016 ASOR annual meetings in San Antonio, Texas. ACOR Trustee Dr. Bert de Vries and ACOR Director...

Archival Archaeology: Digging for Hidden Connections in a Box of Old Photos

In this post, ACOR archival intern and junior archivist Corrie Commisso discusses her experiences helping to launch the new ACOR Library Photographic Archive project, a four-year initiative that will bring ACOR's rich photographic collections to...

“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...
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