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Josephine Chaet, ACOR-CAORC Pre-Doctoral Fellow, Summer / Fall 2019

Josephine Chaet is a doctoral candidate in the anthropology department at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and an ACOR-CAORC pre-doctoral fellow for the summer and fall of 2019. Prior to her current fellowship at ACOR, Josephine was a Fulbright Research Scholar in Jordan during the 2018-2019 academic year. Her research while at ACOR …

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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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Patriots without Passports

Lillian Frost was an ACOR-CAORC Fellow, Fall 2017. She is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at the George Washington University. Her research focuses on citizenship and refugee policies in Jordan. She writes below on gender and Jordan’s nationality law, drawing from extensive interview research over 12 months in Jordan. Jordanian women cannot pass their …

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How Women Are Taking the Lead in Preserving Jordan’s Past

Jordan has one of the lowest rates of female labor force participation in the world. Women’s contribution to the Jordanian economy was roughly the same in 2014 as it was in 1996, a low 12.6 percent. In 2013, the World Bank put Jordan’s total female labor force participation rate at 22 percent, a fourth of …

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The Women of the TWLCRM

ACOR Board Member Anne Dunn (left) with TWLCRM team members and cooperative leaders (from left) Ageleh Jmeidi, Jawar Jdeilat, and Khatima Jdeilat in May 2013. Above Ageleh is Khatima’s daughter, Fadia. Since joining ACOR’s Board of Trustees in 2012, I have been fascinated by the Temple of the Winged Lions Cultural Resource Management (TWLCRM) Initiative’s …

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