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Sugar, Safi, and SCHEP—An ACOR Video Lecture by Archaeologist Konstantinos Politis

The ACOR Video Lecture Series provides stimulating and accessible discussions of new research into Jordan’s past and present, as presented by leading scholars and researchers working in Jordan and neighboring countries. This second video in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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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