Contemporary Feminisms in Lebanon: Lights in the Tunnel

Though many commentators have warned that the Arab Spring has turned into a winter, and despite the fact that many countries in the Southwestern Asian region have for the last decades witnessed continuous wars, political turmoil, economic crises, as well as the rise of extremism and the dissemination of sectarianism, the reality, in my opinion,…

Executive Women in the UAE Event on Breast Cancer Awareness

It was such a joy to meet with all these lovely ladies and accomplished women, to listen to their inspiring speeches and share our experiences.How Big is your Table was not only about hospitality and food, it was about women empowerment, leadership, solidarity and breast cancer awareness. It was about the need to own one’s…

Shifting Identities, Changes in the Social, Political and Religious Structures in the Middle East

Proud to have contributed to this wonderful collective work and excited about its publication: This book contains the proceedings of the International conference, “Shifting Identities: Changes in the social, political, and religious structures in the Middle East”, which was held in Cyprus in July 2015. The conference brought together around 50 professors, historians, theologians, social…