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.

Théologies de la réconciliation

THÉOLOGIQUES Volume 23, numéro 2, 2015 (publié en décembre 2017; disponible en ligne dès janvier 2018): https://www.erudit.org/fr/revues/theologi/2015-v23-n2-theologi03341/# Théologies de la réconciliation Sous la direction de Denise Couture et Jean-François Roussel Direction de la revue: Alain Gignac (Directeur) Éditeur: Faculté de théologie et de sciences des religions, Université de Montréal (QC – Canada) ISSN1188-7109 (imprimé)1492-1413 (numérique) ARTICLES:…

Aga Khan Award for Architecture – 2016 Award Winner’s Seminar

I was fortunate to attend yesterday the 2016 Aga Khan Award for Architecture Winner’s Seminar. The Dubai JW Marriott Marquis Hotel’s conference room was full of architects, art historians and artists, along with the Aga Khan and local dignitaries. The Seminar presented the 2016 winners, with the broader aim to stimulate discussion on diversity, inclusivity,…

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…

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…

Voices Against Violence. Voices for Peace

I launched the “Peace Art in Dubai” Online Exhibition almost a year ago. There are so far 100+ published artworks about Islam and Peace, produced by my students at the American University in Dubai, from poetry to architecture, calligraphy, digital art, cartoons, videos, etc. Sub-themes include but are not restricted to: deconstructing stereotypes, women’s rights,…