Announcing an ACOR Public Lecture: Recipes for Public Archaeology: Libraries, Tourism, and Experimental Archaeology in Cyprus Dr. Andrew McCarthy Cyprus American Archaeological Research Institute (CAARI) Wednesday 10 February 2016 at 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Heritage is an important and finite resource that appeals to many people. Archaeologists and historians, however, do…
“Sugar, Safi and SCHEP” by Dr. Konstantinos Politis
Dr. Konstantinos PolitisHellenic Society for Near Eastern Studies & ACOR-USAID-SCHEP Grantee Rescheduled due to snow; new date:Wednesday 3 February 20166:00 pm @ ACORReception to Follow. The USAID Sustainable Cultural Heritage through Engagement of Local Communities Project (SCHEP) invites you to a public lecture on Wednesday 3 February 2016 at 6 pm at ACOR in Amman….
“The Late Neolithic Colonization of the Eastern Badia” by Dr. Gary Rollefson
The Late Neolithic Colonization of the Eastern Badia Dr. Gary Rollefson Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 25 February 2014 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture Unprecedented population growth, environmental degradation, and a reduction of rainfall by the end of the Pre-Pottery Neolithic B (PPNB) period (c. 8,700-7,000 BC) resulted…
“A Kinder, Greener Black Desert” by Dr. Gary Rollefson
A Kinder, Greener Black Desert: Results of Archaeological Research of Neolithic Sites Dr. Gary Rollefson Professor of Anthropology, Whitman College ACOR-CAORC Senior Fellow Tuesday 25 February 2014, 6:00 pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture: Passing through the Black Desert in northeastern Jordan, one is struck by the lifeless and forbidding character of the landscape….
“From Village to Bishopric: Pella” by Dr. Stephen Bourke
From Village to Bishopric: Pella in Jordan 2013 Dr. Stephen Bourke Research Associate in Near Eastern Archaeology at Sydney University Tuesday 26 February 2013 at 6:00pm Reception to Follow About the Lecture This fully illustrated lecture will focus on recent discoveries at Pella, drawn mainly from the 2011 and 2013 field seasons. It will touch…