This year, the Amman-based American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) is celebrating 50 years as a research center in Jordan. Founded in Amman in 1968 as a gathering of archaeologists "in a small flat, with a handful of books," ACOR is now a leading center of research on Jordan and the surrounding area, with a particular focus on archaeology and cultural heritage. public presentation by Dr. Barbara Porter, ACOR Director, in Amman last month. To follow along with "ACOR at 50," explore the resources below.
Jordan Times article: American Centre of Oriental Research celebrates 50th anniversary
ACOR@50: Miriam Saleh, development officer, reflects on ACOR's past, present, and future
ACOR blog: Celebrating HRH Prince Raad Bin Zeid