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Now Hiring: Chief of Party – SCHEP

24 August 2021 The American Center of Research, a nonprofit institution dedicated to advancing knowledge of Jordan past and present, seeks to hire a Chief of Party for its USAID-funded Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local Communities Project (SCHEP). The Chief of Party (CoP) is the key point of contact for USAID on all …

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Now Hiring: Communications Lead

This position is closed and this page archived effective 9 December 2021. 24 August 2021 The American Center of Research, an American nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing knowledge of Jordan past and present, seeks a Communications Lead. The position is full-time (1.0 FTE) and located at our center in Amman, Jordan. The position reports to …

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New NEH grant received!

18 August 2021 We are proud to announce that our proposed “The Temple of the Winged Lions Publication Project” is being funded via the U.S National Endowment for the Humanities’s Collaborative Research Grants program! In the current round, only 13 awards were made through this highly competitive program. Please see NEH’s formal announcement here: https://www.neh.gov/news/neh-announces-284-million-239-humanities-projects-nationwide …

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Now Hiring: Human Resources Manager

ARCHIVED 3 November 2021 – no longer active. Posted: 17 August 2021 The American Center of Research, an American nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing knowledge of Jordan past and present, seeks a Human Resources Manager. The position is expected to be full-time (though well qualified part-time candidates will be considered) and will be located at …

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IIE Scholar Rescue Fund Fellowships for Threatened Scholars – Upcoming Application Deadline

IIE-SRF announces a July 12 deadline for its next round of applications from professors and researchers facing threats to their lives or careers. Fellowships support temporary academic positions at universities and other higher education institutions anywhere in the world where the scholars can continue their academic work in safety. IIE-SRF fellowships support visiting academic positions for up to one calendar …

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يحتفل أكور بأسبوع الأرشيف الدولي لعام 2021 #تمكين_الأرشيف

To read this information in English, see here. 7 حزيران/يونيو 2021  نحتفل في المركز الأمريكي للأبحاث في عمّان مع زملائنا في جميع أنحاء العالم بأسبوع الأرشيف الدولي -IAW- لعام2021 من 7 الى 11 حزيران/يونيو! وبهذه المناسبة التي ينظمها المجلس الدولي للأرشيف للعام الثالث على التوالي، يجتمع المختصين والمؤسسات من جميع أنحاء العالم للإعتراف بمساهمات الأرشيف …

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ACOR celebrates International Archives Week 2021 #EmpoweringArchives

لتصفح المعلومات باللغة العربية هنا 6 June 2021 Alongside our colleagues around the world, ACOR celebrates International Archives Week (IAW) 2021 from June 7 to 11! On this occasion, organized for the third year in a row by the International Council on Archives, professionals and institutions worldwide are coming together to recognize the contributions of …

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Announcing Fellowship Awards 2021–2022

31 May 2021 From animals at Petra to renewable energy, ancient Thamudic inscriptions to library and information science—we cannot wait to learn about these and other subjects from our 2021–2022 fellowship and scholarship awardees! Hailing from scholarly backgrounds in epigraphy, sociology, geology, history, religious studies, anthropology, archaeology, and more, our twenty awardees in the 2021–2022 …

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Gold Medal of the Pontificate awarded for excavation work in Jordan

20 May 2021 On May 12, 2021, the Pontifical Academies Coordinating Council announced that early next year it will award Professor Győző Vörös the 2020 Gold Medal of the Pontificate for his archaeological work at Mukawir, which has been ongoing in conjunction with the Jordanian Department of Antiquities since 2009. Known in antiquity as Machaerus, this hilltop site …

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Day of Digital Humanities and Launch of the USAID SCHEP Photo Archive Collection

29 April 2021 Today, April 29, 2021, we join proponents of digital humanities all over the world in celebrating the Day of Digital Humanities (DH) 2021! This year’s theme is multilingual digital humanities, a topic that is close to our hearts here at ACOR. Over the past several years, we have made a concerted effort to make more primary and secondary …

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