Make Hummus Not War: PACE Workshop for high-school students about Middle Eastern Studies at the American University in Dubai

Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at AUD Dr. Pamela Chrabieh organized a workshop entitled ‘Make Hummus Not War’ for high-school students enrolled in the PACE Workshops Program and interested in Middle Eastern Studies. According to Dr. Chrabieh: “Hummus is not just food. It tells stories of war, peace, religions-politics relations, migrations, cultural resistance and … Continue reading Make Hummus Not War: PACE Workshop for high-school students about Middle Eastern Studies at the American University in Dubai

The Women’s Museum in Dubai: Celebrating the lives and achievements of women in the UAE

Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at AUD, Dr. Pamela Chrabieh organized a field trip for her MEST 353 Women and Gender in the Middle East students on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at the Women’s Museum in Dubai. The museum is a unique cultural initiative in the Arab World and the Gulf region, dedicated to … Continue reading The Women’s Museum in Dubai: Celebrating the lives and achievements of women in the UAE

RIP Dr. Bill Wechsler

“All is well that ends well”. This is the last message I received from our beloved Dean and friend, Dr. Bill Wechsler, before he suddenly passed away. It is with mixed feelings that I write these few lines, a mélange of great sadness and memories of beautiful moments filled with compassion, laughter, intellectual stimulus and … Continue reading RIP Dr. Bill Wechsler

Education Policy and Power-Sharing in Post-Conflict Societies: Lebanon, Northern Ireland, and Macedonia

Honored to be quoted in Giuditta Fontana’s book on Education Policy and Power-Sharing in Post-Conflict Societies: Lebanon, Northern Ireland, and Macedonia (Springer, 2016). “Giuditta’s book explores the nexus between education and politics in Lebanon, Northern Ireland, and Macedonia, drawing from an extensive body of original evidence and literature on power-sharing and post-conflict education in these … Continue reading Education Policy and Power-Sharing in Post-Conflict Societies: Lebanon, Northern Ireland, and Macedonia

Voices of Peace from Dubai to Odense. Dr. Pamela Chrabieh presents at Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies conference

AUD School of Arts and Sciences Associate Professor of Middle Eastern Studies Dr. Pamela Chrabieh attended the 10th Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies ‘Formation of Middle Eastern Subjectivities, Cultural Heritage, Global Structures and Local Practices’ conference at the University of Southern Denmark in Odense from September 21-24, 2016. The Nordic Society is an independent … Continue reading Voices of Peace from Dubai to Odense. Dr. Pamela Chrabieh presents at Nordic Society for Middle Eastern Studies conference

The problematic of turath in contemporary Arab thought: Book discussion panel

The Middle Eastern Studies Division at the School of Arts and Sciences (American University in Dubai) is holding its second MEST Forum of the semester, a panel discussion and book signing for Coordinator and Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at AUD, Dr. Nadia Wardeh’s The Problematic of Turath in Contemporary Arab Thought: A Study of … Continue reading The problematic of turath in contemporary Arab thought: Book discussion panel