CASOR was established to promote the archaeology of the Near East in Canada, to support ASOR programs in Canada, and to provide funding from Canadian citizens, institutions, and organizations to ASOR for its overseas institutions which are used by qualified and approved Canadian scholars undertaking research fellowships at any of these overseas institutions. From time to time, CASOR also sponsors or contributes to symposia and conferences that are of interest to its members.
About American Schools of Oriental Research in Canada
The American Schools of Oriental Research in Canada (CASOR) includes all individual members of the American Schools of Oriental Research (ASOR) who live in Canada. It was incorporated federally on October 3, 1990 as a non-share capital corporation and registered as a charity by Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (Income Tax registration number BN 891631269RR0001).