- Reconnecting with Our Heritage: How Do We Relate the Past to the Present?by ACOR on December 22, 2020 at 1:04 pm
By Abbad Diraneyya لتقرأ المقال باللغة العربية هنا Under a hot October sun, from which I had nothing but a winter cap to conceal my face, the famous downtown of the Eternal City looked like a bunch of half-fallen columns emerging from a pile of rubble. “Disappointing” would be an understatement: I had patiently waited… Read more The post Reconnecting with Our Heritage: How Do We Relate the Past to the Present? appeared first on ACOR Jordan.
- Ask a Scholar: Micaela Sinibaldi, Islamic Baydha Project Directorby ACOR on December 2, 2020 at 3:09 pm
This written interview is part of a new series we are launching on Insights: “Ask A Scholar,” through which we hope to highlight the personal experiences of fellows and other affiliated researchers. The below conversation, with former Bikai and de Vries fellow and Islamic Baydha director Micaela Sinibaldi, Ph.D., took place by email in November, 2020…. Read more The post Ask a Scholar: Micaela Sinibaldi, Islamic Baydha Project Director appeared first on ACOR Jordan.
- MELA Presentation: Lockdown and locked out of access to knowledge?by ACOR on November 14, 2020 at 11:26 am
by Jessica Holland On 21 October 2020, ACOR participated in the Middle East Librarians Association Annual Conference (MELA) for the first time, presenting on how our library and archives adapted to the changing conditions of the pandemic, alongside panelists from institutions across thirteen different time zones spanning from California to Qatar. Below is a text… Read more The post MELA Presentation: Lockdown and locked out of access to knowledge? appeared first on ACOR Jordan.
- أرشيف أكور: مصدر مرئي جديد للتدريس في المدارس عن تاريخ الأردن والمنطقةby ACOR on August 9, 2020 at 7:54 am
“ACOR Photo Archive: A New Visual Resource for Middle and High School Teaching about Jordan and the Region. ” This Arabic presentation was delivered as part of the Jordan School Librarians Conference in November 2019 to introduce the ACOR Photo Archive project and its work to preserve endangered photographic heritage from Jordan and the region…. Read more The post أرشيف أكور: مصدر مرئي جديد للتدريس في المدارس عن تاريخ الأردن والمنطقة appeared first on ACOR Jordan.
- “Open Jordanian Heritage”: Wikimedians Share Stories of Editing Onlineby ACOR on August 9, 2020 at 7:50 am
A key part of ACOR’s mission is to “promote archaeological research, cultural heritage preservation, and knowledge-sharing through lectures, digital resources, publications, workshops, and training programs.” Over the past year, we have expanded our knowledge-sharing activities online through engagement with the world’s largest open-access knowledge repository: Wikipedia. Articles on wikipedia.org—about any number of subjects, and in… Read more The post “Open Jordanian Heritage”: Wikimedians Share Stories of Editing Online appeared first on ACOR Jordan.