AUD’s Dr. Pamela Chrabieh presents at several conferences in Lebanon 06/01/2016 General Knowledge, as explained by Dr. Pamela Chrabieh, Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at AUD, is the progressive building of one’s knowledge in diverse areas of knowledge production through multiple means and channels, including reading, traveling, watching movies, listening to music, socializing, cooking … Continue reading The Importance of General Knowledge
Dr. Pamela Chrabieh talks democracy, democratic institutions, citizenship and advocacy Dr. Pamela Chrabieh, Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies at AUD and a member of the Christian Academic Forum for Citizenship in the Arab World (CAFCAW) Executive Committee, met her peers during a workshop on Lebanese Youth and Citizenship held in Beirut recently. Dr. Chrabieh … Continue reading AUD Professor Leads Discussion on Religion-State Relations in the Middle East
Mon article paru ce matin dans l’Orient-le-Jour, Beyrouth. Je fais partie de ce qu’on nommerait aujourd’hui les dinosaures du blogging libanais. Lorsque j’utilisais le blog pour la première fois entre 2005 et 2006, nous étions une poignée d’internautes qui essayaient de nouvelles plates-formes telle « Blogspot » de Google. Ces années charnières dans l’histoire contemporaine du Liban … Continue reading Pourquoi bloguer?
‘Go Home’ by Lebanese director Jihane Chouaib is a powerful statement about the difficulty that many members of the Lebanese diaspora face when they go back to their homeland, with a particular focus on war memory, post-traumatic syndrome disorders and identity crisis. I watched the movie two days ago at the Dubai Film Festival and … Continue reading My ‘Go Home!’ Movie Review
Academic Virtual presentation about my pedagogical approach and my research in three Lebanese universities from 2007 till 2014. The 7th Asian Conference on Education, Art Center of Kobe, Kobe, Japan Wednesday, October 21 – Sunday, October 25, 2015 http://iafor.org/conferences/ace2015/ This virtual presentation is published here: Conference Programme – View on issuu via a web browser: … Continue reading My Peace Education (Japan)
I was born and raised in a war zone, where the culture of war prevailed – and still is -, along with sectarianism, State paralysis, militias’ laws, negative media propaganda, hatred, conflictual identities, etc. I spent enough time in shelters or in displacement. I avoided snipers and land mines. I faced the destruction of our … Continue reading One Coffee Bean at a Time
Why do humans do terrible things to each other? This is a question I asked my parents when I was a child trapped in a shelter, afraid of the bombs, the snipers and the breaking news gloomy sounds. A question I ask myself every day following the massacres taking place throughout the Southwestern Asian region… … Continue reading Beirut is bleeding, again!
The best place to start change is with yourself! Round table organized by the Lebanese Student Club at the American University in Dubai (Dubai-UAE). November 18, 2015, 6-8 p.m. (E421) Join us, share your stories and raise your voices! Speakers: Mrs. Reina Dib Angoujard, Mr. Fouad Diab Maalouf, Ms. Hiba Bou Daher, Dr. Haitham Solh … Continue reading تغير لتغير
P.M. Justin Trudeau gives Canada a first cabinet with ethnically diverse ministers and an equal number of men and women, and in my home country, Lebanon, women can’t even confer their nationality to their husbands or children. As a naturalized Canadian citizen, I am proud of the gender equality under the law in the land … Continue reading Because it’s 2015!