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  • ACOR Archival Methods Workshop 2019
    by ACOR on September 17, 2019 at 7:00 am

    On July 2-3, 2019, the ACOR Library and Archive hosted the third annual Archival Methods Workshop. Here you will find blog posts written by Jessica Holland (ACOR Archivist) and Samya Khalaf Kafafi (ACOR Assistant Librarian) detailing the events of these two days, as well as the slide shows for both presentations from the workshop. Making… Read more The post ACOR Archival Methods Workshop 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel
    by ACOR on March 26, 2019 at 7:00 am

    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… Read more The post Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Rachael McGlensey, Project Archivist at ACOR, Spring–Summer 2019
    by ACOR on March 25, 2019 at 7:00 am

    Rachael McGlensey joins us as our current Project Archivist Intern for ACOR’s Photo Archive Project. She arrived in Jordan in mid-January and will be working with the ACOR Library and Archives through July 2019, thanks to support from a grant from the US Department of Education (Title VI, 2016 to present). Rachael earned B.A.s in History and… Read more The post Rachael McGlensey, Project Archivist at ACOR, Spring–Summer 2019 appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan
    by ACOR on March 20, 2019 at 7:00 am

    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… Read more The post Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

  • The Origins of the Sugar Industry in Jordan: Latest results of the Ghawr as-Sāfī Project
    by ACOR on December 12, 2018 at 7:00 am

    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… Read more The post The Origins of the Sugar Industry in Jordan: Latest results of the Ghawr as-Sāfī Project appeared first on ACOR Jordan.

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