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Lecture “Palestinian Reproductive Death and Life” on Wed. March 14, 2018 @ 6 pm

A public lecture Palestinian Reproductive Death and Life during the British Mandate A lecture given by Frances S. Hasso Duke University 2018 ACOR CAORC Post-Graduate Fellow Wednesday March 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.   About the Lecture: This lecture emerges from a book project that examines Palestinian women’s experiences of perinatal and child death during …

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Frances Hasso, ACOR-CAORC Postdoctoral Fellow, Spring 2018

Frances S. Hasso is an Associate Professor in Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies at Duke University with secondary appointments in the faculties of Sociology and History. She is an Editor of the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies. Before she joined Duke University in 2010, she taught for 10 years as a faculty member at …

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Geoffrey Hughes, NEH Fellow, Summer 2017

Dr. Geoffrey Hughes, a teaching fellow in the Department of Anthropology at the London School of Economics, is an NEH (National Endowment for the Humanities) fellow at ACOR for the summer of 2017. The project he is undertaking is titled “Nation and Agnation: Kinship, Conflict, and Social Control in Contemporary Jordan.” Through his project Dr. …

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Sarah Islam, CAORC Fellow at ACOR, Fall 2016

Sarah Islam is a Ph.D. candidate in the History department at Princeton University and a CAORC Fellow at ACOR in the fall of 2016. Her research project, “The Evolution of Blasphemy as Legal Category in Medieval Islamic History,” examines how interpretations of blasphemy—known as sabb— in Islam have varied based on time period, geography and …

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A Recipe for Public Archaeology in Cyprus – An ACOR Video Lecture by Dr. Andrew McCarthy

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 fifth video in the series, adapted from the February 2016 ACOR public lecture delivered by Dr. Andrew McCarthy, has two parts.  The first relates how the  Cyprus …

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The Photographs of Amman Artist Bashar Tabbah

A refurbished railway car from the Hijaz Railway, photographed amid the desert scenery of Wadi Ramm In January 2016, the mastheads of ACOR’s website and blog were updated to feature a new series of evocative images of Jordan’s varied natural and archaeological landscape. These stunning images were taken by photographer Bashar Tabbah, a friend and, …

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Excavations at the Fortified Royal Palace of Machaerus — An ACOR Video Lecture by Archaeologist Győző Vörös

The ACOR Video Lecture Series provides stimulating and accessible discussions of new research into Jordan's past and present, as presented by leading scholars and researchers working in Jordan and neighboring countries. This third video in the series, adapted from the December 2015 ACOR public lecture of archaeologist Győző Vörös, outlines the work of the Hungarian …

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Research in Focus: Rewriting the History of the Great Arab Revolt

Australian Military Historian Neil Dearberg in the ACOR Library in 2015. Photo S. Harpending A captain in the Australian army at the beginning of his career, Neil Dearberg has had a long interest in Australia’s military history, particularly the role ANZAC (Australia New Zealand Army Corps) forces played in supporting the Sinai and Palestine campaigns …

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