ACOR Proudly Presents: “Nabataeans on the Shores of the Dead Sea” An ACOR Public Lecture by Dr. Konstantinos D. Politis on March 10, 2020 About the Lecture: Ancient sites that have recently come to light on the Dead Sea littoral reveal what life was like for the average Nabataean some two thousand years ago. Ancient […]
ACOR Proudly Presents: “The ACOR Photo Archive: Mobilizing Digital Tools to Preserve Visual Heritage” An ACOR Public Lecture by Dr. Jack Green and Jessica Holland on February 11, 2020 About the Lecture The ACOR Photo Archive contains rich collections of tens of thousands of photographs, but its reach also extends far beyond the images themselves.
ACOR Proudly Presents: “Religious Change in Southern Jordan in the Byzantine and Islamic Periods” An ACOR Public Lecture by Dr. Robert Schick on December 10, 2019 About the Lecture: In the first centuries AD, everybody in the area of Jordan south of the Wadi Mujib were devotees of some Nabataean or Roman religion or another.
ACOR Proudly Presents: “The Archaeology of Olive Oil: New Excavations at Khirbet Ghozlan in the Wadi Ar-Rayyan” A public lecture at ACOR delivered by Dr. James Fraser on October 30, 2019 About the Lecture: In the mid 3rd millennium BCE, people abandoned their fortified “urban” settlements and dispersed across the countryside into small village sites.
To see other ACOR lectures in English, please click here. (يوم الثلاثاء 24 أيلول 2019 الساعة 6 مساءً في المركز الأمريكي للأبحاث الشرقية (أكور برديات بترا: ذاكرة المدينة و أهلها في القرن السادس الميلادي في عام 1993 اكتُشف أرشيف من البرديات اليونانية في الكنيسة البيزنطية ببترا، يتضمن 140 بردية تقريبًا، مؤرخة في القرن السادس الميلادي،
ACOR and CBRL’s British Institute in Amman Present: “Islamic Baydha Project: Archaeology of settlement in post-urban Petra” by Micaela Sinibaldi. This lecture took place at ACOR in Amman on April 23, 2019. About the Lecture: The Islamic Baydha Project, directed by Micaela Sinibaldi and affiliated with the Council for British Research in the Levant, started
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. About the Lecture The book launch of MACHAERUS III marks the 50th anniversary of the archaeological excavations at Machaerus, which began
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 Amman on February 25, 2019. About the Lecture The lecture presents first impression of the results of the 2019 field
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 adapted from Dino’s lecture on November 7, 2018. About the Lecture: The Ghawr aṣ-Ṣāfī project, which began in 1997, conducted
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 delivered at ACOR by Dr. Jaakko Frösén and Dr. Antti Arjava from the University of Helsinki to discuss the final