Crawling Out from Under Rubble: On Becoming Iconoclasts

How and why did we let ourselves be continuously buried under rubble? Without implicating ourselves in entrenching the Orientalist caricatures of Southwestern Asian societies as incapable of self-government, there are questions to be asked about quietist and conformist tendencies, about the ostrich-like behavior and the zombie attitude. These questions do not lend themselves to easy … Continue reading Crawling Out from Under Rubble: On Becoming Iconoclasts

Against the Current: Rethinking Gender, Religious Authority and Interreligious Dialogue

Dr. Nadia Wardeh & Dr. Pamela Chrabieh, Cyprus, 2018Interreligious dialogue is all-too-often dominated by religiously authorized patriarchal spokesmen in Southwest Asia. Furthermore, feminists and liberals thinking and doing interreligious dialogue in the academic sphere are marginalized, especially those who forge an arena of religious/interreligious practice or construct a scholarly discourse on religions and interreligious dialogue. … Continue reading Against the Current: Rethinking Gender, Religious Authority and Interreligious Dialogue

Middle Eastern Women: The Intersection of Law, Culture and Religion

Our paper – – my partner in cultural resistance Dr. Nadia Wardeh and I – – about religious authority, interreligious dialogue and gender, has been published in an amazing book edited by Rev. Dr. Mitri Raheb: Middle Eastern Women: The Intersection of Law, Culture and Religion. Congratulations to all the authors! Description of the Book: … Continue reading Middle Eastern Women: The Intersection of Law, Culture and Religion

Call for Papers – The 6th International Conference on “Higher Education Towards Inclusive Societies in the Middle East and North Africa”

Introduction Dar al-Kalima University College of Arts and Culture (DAK) and the Christian Academic Forum for Citizenship in the Arab World (CAFCAW) are organizing their sixth international conference on “Higher Education Towards Inclusive Societies in the Middle East and North Africa” in October 2020. This conference builds on the 2019 “Towards Inclusive Societies” conference, the recommendations … Continue reading Call for Papers – The 6th International Conference on “Higher Education Towards Inclusive Societies in the Middle East and North Africa”

Cours de Culture Générale en Ligne pour Concours Universitaires

Des cours particuliers en ligne ont lieu en semaine ou les samedis pour une préparation optimale au test de culture générale des concours d’entrée universitaire au Liban. SPNC est d’ailleurs pionnière dans ce domaine puisque les cours en ligne sont offerts depuis 2012. Contactez Dr. Pamela Chrabieh par WhatsApp pour plus d’informations: +9613008245. Les places … Continue reading Cours de Culture Générale en Ligne pour Concours Universitaires

Healthcare Digital Marketing Webinars in the Arab world

Co-hosting a series of Healthcare Digital Marketing webinars in April and May 2020 in the Arab world (Lebanon, Qatar, UAE, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, KSA) as part of the cooperation between Eastline Digital and Pierre Fabre on the creation and development of online courses for healthcare practitioners — check out the pierrefabreacademy.com platform for further information … Continue reading Healthcare Digital Marketing Webinars in the Arab world

Art from Dr. Pamela Chrabieh’s “Duwama” Collection in Indelible

Thanking Dr. Roula Maria Dib for featuring samples of my collection in Indelible! I was born and raised in the 1970s-1980s war in Lebanon. War disconnects lives, memories, and experiences by creating endless cycles of violence, murderous identities, and wounded memories. I have come to believe that these memories are inevitably transmitted from generation to generation in … Continue reading Art from Dr. Pamela Chrabieh’s “Duwama” Collection in Indelible

Caravan project of the Order of Malta at Saint Joseph University in Beirut. Intensive course on Interreligious Dialogue in the Middle East.

Glad to be part of this amazing project – – Certificate of Study in the Historical and Religious Reality of the Middle East – “Caravan” Project of the Order of Malta with German students, at the Faculty of Religious Sciences, Saint Joseph University, Beirut-Lebanon, February 2020. Expertise : Intensive course on Challenges, Opportunities, and Praxis of … Continue reading Caravan project of the Order of Malta at Saint Joseph University in Beirut. Intensive course on Interreligious Dialogue in the Middle East.