“The Beirut Call” challenges readers to consider alternatives for countries that face wars, crises, instability, and despair. When people experience grief and uncertainty, the arts offer one way, however small, to engage the people through deep and emotional connections. Read Middle East Quarterly’s review of “The Beirut Call.” Here’s the full version: https://elyssarpress.com/…/the-beirut-call-arts…/ Book available […]
“Without the preservation and promotion of human dignity through the arts which deepen connections to place, meaning, and one another, chances for violence escalate in Lebanon. Through those connections, our sense of mattering, of self-worth, and of the “mattering” of others come into being”. Excerpt from my talk’s conclusion at the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith […]
“Culture and Digital Transformation: Challenges and Opportunities for Southwest Asia and North Africa” – Dar al-Kalima University and Cafcaw 24th International Conference
The 24th International Conference on Culture and Digital Transformation was held on Friday, June 10, and Saturday, June 11, 2022, at the Elias Beach Hotel in Limassol-Cyprus, with a total of 56 in-person participants and 9 online speakers via Zoom from 17 countries. Several in-person and online attendees took also part in the conference sessions and activities.
وذكرت الدكتورة باميلا شرابيه مديرة برنامج المؤتمر:”التحول الرقمي هو دمج التكنولوجيا الرقمية في مجالات مختلفة، مما يؤدي إلى تغيير جذري في كيفية عمل الأشخاص والأنظمة والتواصل والإنتاج. إنه أيضًا تغيير في الهويات وتغيير ثقافي…