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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...

USAID SCHEP Brings New Voices to Jordan’s ICHAJ

It was nearly a week after the end of the 13th International Conference on the History and Archaeology of Jordan (ICHAJ), and the students who attended were still buzzing. Four Jordanian university students, selected to...

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...

The Voice of Experience — Jordanian Archaeologist Jehad Haron Joins USAID SCHEP

Jehad Haron is no stranger to breaking new ground in Jordan’s archaeology. As a longtime member of the Department of Antiquities (DOA), he worked on 22 international projects, including 12 salvage excavations at threatened sites...
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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....

Between Past and Present at Bir Madhkur

Archaeologist and recent ACOR-CAORC Fellow Andrew M. Smith II writes below about his ongoing research at the important Nabataean-Roman site of Bir Madhkur in Jordan's Wadi Araba and how USAID SCHEP has been supporting efforts...

Signing the Way at the Temple of the Winged Lions, Petra

Jack Green, PhD, Associate Director of ACOR and Project Director of the Temple of the Winged Lions Cultural Resource Management (TWLCRM) Initiative writes about the recent efforts in site presentation and interpretation at the Temple...

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...

“Jordan: Sustainability at the Margins” | Looking back at the 2020 ACOR-CAORC Faculty Development...

  In January 2020, ACOR kicked off the new decade in the company of twelve faculty members visiting Jordan from the U.S. They were joining us for just over two weeks through a program put on...

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...
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