The American Center of Research, located in Amman, Jordan, is pleased to announce that we have an ACOR-NEH Fellowship opportunity available for use in 2024. Funding for this fellowship is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship Programs at Independent Research Institutes (FPIRI). We have opened application for a fellowship of four to eight months, […]
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(updated 22 November 2023) We regret to inform you that the lecture scheduled for November 27 is postponed. Thank you for your interest. We look forward to gathering together again in the near future. The first open-to-the-public presentation of our 2023 fall lecture series will be held Wednesday, September 20, 2023, at 5 p.m. (Amman
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American Center of Research Educator Fellowship: The American Center of Research is currently seeking applications for three one-month remote fellowships for faculty members and administrators who are currently teaching at community colleges and/or minority-serving institutions (MSIs). Fields of study include but are not limited to all areas of the humanities, anthropology, archaeology, and women’s studies.
July 3, 2022; updated 13 July, 2023 Update Please see the Abdoun Community Archaeology Project page for the latest updates about the project and for information about how to apply to participate. Introduction The American Center of Research, in partnership with the Department of Antiquities (DoA), invites all those interested in participating in the preservation
We are pleased to announce that our annual report for FY 2022 is now available online. Through its twenty-four illustrated pages you will learn about our mission, fellowship programs and awards, highlights of our projects, activities of our library, archive, and publications teams, and more. Last year was a productive one for us as we
(Online & In-person Lecture) “Geology and Fossils from Jordan” by Abdalla Abu Hamad and Ikhlas Alhejoj—8 May 2023
Monday, May 8, 2023Location: ACOR (Amman, Jordan; GMT + 3) and Zoom6:00 p.m. (Amman) This lecture will shed light on Jordan’s geology, including the different lithofacies (observable components) of exposed rock sequences and the ages of these rocks. Moreover, it will look at some economically important deposits. Theories of the Jordan rift formation will be
Posted 26 April 2023 Tuesday, 2 May 2023, 9:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. (UTC +3)In person and online (with live Arabic translation)American Center of Research, Seminar RoomAmman, Jordan Archaeological excavations by the Petra North Ridge Project unexpectedly discovered two marble statues of Aphrodite at the ancient Nabataean capital prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Found amidst 4th-century AD domestic debris, both sculptures
November 15, 2022 The American Center of Research is currently seeking applications for three one-month remote fellowships for faculty members and administrators teaching at community colleges and/or minority-serving institutions (MSIs). Fields of study include but are not limited to all areas of the humanities, anthropology, archaeology, and women’s studies. Topics should contribute to scholarship in
November 14, 2022 We are proud to announce the completion and success of the first cohort of the Abdoun Community Archaeology Project. In 2021, the American Center of Research and the Jordanian Department of Antiquities partnered together to create a new community archaeology program: the Abdoun Community Archaeology Project. The project managed to involve 24