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Why We Need Drones – An ACOR Video Lecture by Dr. Austin “Chad” Hill

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 sixth video in the series, adapted from the May 2016 ACOR public lecture delivered by Dr. Austin “Chad” Hill, opens with a general discussion of drone technology …

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A major goal of SCHEP is to support the development of trained local teams capable of implementing necessary interventions at archaeological sites around Jordan, such as this conservation unit shown working on ACOR’s Temple of the Winged Lions project in Petra. Photo by Ghaith al-Faqeer.

ACOR Insights: May 2015

ACOR Insights: May 2015 Introducing SCHEP: Sustainable Cultural Heritage through Engagement of Local Communities Project ACOR signed in November 2014 an agreement with USAID to implement the Sustainable Cultural Heritage through Engagement of Local Communities Project (SCHEP). Learn more about this fascinating four-year project and its goal of directly engaging host communities in the management …

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Environmental Engineer from Wadi Musa at al-Tahouna mill site, Wadi Musa (photo by E. Addison)

“Heritage Conservation and Host Communities in Jordan” by Dr. Erin Addison

The Top Stratum: Heritage Conservation and Host Communities in Jordan Dr. Erin Addison Cultural Heritage Resources (CHR) Projects Lead for the USAID-SCHEP Project Wednesday 13 May 2015 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Over the past 40 years there has been a growing awareness that archaeologists should consider the perspectives, concerns, and …

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