Learning through Food – Deep Learning in the University Context in the Middle East

For those interested in food and education: this article introduces its readers to an interdisciplinary approach in teaching and learning about cultures of Southwestern Asia and North Africa at the American University in Dubai. Selected as one of the United Arab Emirates Innovation Week’s officially registered activities in 2015, this activity combines anthropology of food,…

Session Culture générale et Bioéthique Décembre 2018

Ambiance chaleureuse, passion et assiduité sont au rendez-vous! #training collectif culture générale – pour une préparation optimale aux concours d’entrée aux Facultés de Médecine Générale et de Médecine Dentaire de l’université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth. #education #lebanon #concours #university#entranceexams #generalknowledge#culturegenerale #workshop #bioethics#medicalstudies #spnc

Stand Up for Human Rights

Learning for and about human rights is important to understand the principles of equality and human dignity, and to build pluralistic and just socio-economic and political systems.   At the European Union Delegation to Lebanon #snap4humanrights Photo Competition Exhibition. #EUinLebanon #humanrightspower #standup4humanrights #eastlinedigital #livecoverage

Gardez une longueur d’avance pour réussir votre concours d’entrée!

Préparez-vous stratégiquement pour le test de culture générale des concours d’entrée aux Facultés de Médecine et Médecine Dentaire de l’Université Saint-Joseph de janvier 2019 en 1) suivant des cours particuliers pour un apprentissage personnalisé ou 2) vous inscrivant à une session intensive d’une journée en groupe le 15 décembre 2018. Lieu: Mansourieh. Pour plus de détails,…

Learning through Food in Cultural Studies Courses at the Lebanese American University

Food is more than nutrients, and my students at the Lebanese American University have learned this fact by researching, preparing, tasting and sharing stories about foods of the European Renaissance era: lemonades, custards, renaissance crostini, Italian lady fingers, Bianco Mangiare, English pancakes, blueberry cakes, Salami biscuit cakes, and coffee. A festival of palates, senses, symbols…

Peace, Islam and the Arts in Dubai

My “Peace, Islam and the Arts in Dubai” was recently published in Hawliyat, the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Journal at the University of Balamand, Lebanon. Issue 18, 2017-2018, p. 111-134.

Voices of Progress. International Women’s Day in Dubai

#internationalwomensday #pressforprogress event organized by Dr. Pamela Chrabieh, Dr. Nadia Wardeh and Middle Eastern Studies students at the American University in Dubai on March 8 2018. Video by Farah Hatem and Nadia El Gawish.