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Islamic Baydha Project: Archaeology of Settlement in Post-Urban Petra

ACOR and CBRL’s British Institute in Amman Present: “Islamic Baydha Project: Archaeology of settlement in post-urban Petra” by Micaela Sinibaldi. This lecture took place at ACOR in Amman on April 23, 2019.  About the Lecture: The Islamic Baydha Project, directed by Micaela Sinibaldi and affiliated with the Council for British Research in the Levant, started …

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Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel

The 2019 ACOR Public Lecture Series presents: “Machaerus @ 50: Book Launch of the Final Report on the Herodian Citadel,” by Győző Vörös. This lecture took place at ACOR in Amman on March 13, 2019. About the Lecture The book launch of MACHAERUS III marks the 50th anniversary of the archaeological excavations at Machaerus, which began …

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Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan

The 2018 ACOR Public Lecture Series and the Embassy of Australia in Amman present: “Pella @ 40: The 2019 Field Season at Pella in Jordan,” by Stephen Bourke. This lecture took place at ACOR in Amman on February 25, 2019. About the Lecture The lecture presents first impression of the results of the 2019 field …

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An Evening of Presentations to Celebrate the Petra Papyri Final Publication

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 video was adapted from the public lectures delivered at ACOR by Dr. Jaakko Frösén and Dr. Antti Arjava from the University of Helsinki to discuss the final …

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Continuity and change in mortuary customs: the Jordan Valley in the second and first millennia BC

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 video was adapted from the April 2018 public lecture delivered at ACOR by Dr. Jack Green, ACOR Associate Director.  Dr. Green’s recent research and publication focus is …

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Who Were the People in the Neolithic Black Desert? — An ACOR Video Lecture

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 video was adapted from the October 2017 public lecture delivered at ACOR by Dr. Gary Rollefson, ACOR-NEH Fellow and Emeritus Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College.  Dr. Rollefson’s recent …

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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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New Research in Jerash – An ACOR Video lecture by Dr. Achim Lichtenberger and Dr. Rubina Raja

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 fourth video in the series, adapted from the March 2016 ACOR public lecture of archaeologists Dr. Achim Lichtenberger and Dr. Rubina Raja, focuses …

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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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Sugar, Safi, and SCHEP—An ACOR Video Lecture by Archaeologist Konstantinos Politis

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 second video in the series, adapted from the February 2016 ACOR public lecture of archaeologist Konstantinos Politis, reveals the remarkable origins of industrial …

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