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Discovery in Bayt Ras

ACOR is proud to share with you one of the newest discoveries in Jordan, a spectacular tomb in Bayt Ras. Tremendous work was done by USAID SCHEP and their consortium of international and local partners....

Community Engagement in Rock Art Management in Wadi Rum – An ACOR & USAID...

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 August 2017...
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Include Umm el-Jimal in Tourism Itineraries – An ACOR & USAID SCHEP Video Lecture

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 July 2017...

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...

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...
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Community-Based Archaeology — An ACOR Video Lecture by the USAID SCHEP Initiative

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, adapted from the April 2017 public...

How Women Are Taking the Lead in Preserving Jordan’s Past

Jordan has one of the lowest rates of female labor force participation in the world. Women’s contribution to the Jordanian economy was roughly the same in 2014 as it was in 1996, a low 12.6...

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...

Community-Based Archaeology: Challenges and Opportunities

An ACOR Public Lecture Nizar Al Adarbeh, SCHEP Chief of Party & Jehad Haron, CHR Projects Lead Wednesday 15 March 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow ____________________________________________ About the Lecture: An evening with ACOR's USAID Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement...

ACOR Internship Program Helps Build Future Professionals

During the 2016 fall semester, ACOR welcomed six American undergraduate interns.  They have contributed in various ways to our mission and to our community here in Amman—from increasing ACOR’s social media presence to assisting research...

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