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:…

من الحرب إلى التربية على السلام

الدكتورة باميلا شرابيه ولدتُ ونشأتُ وقتَ الحرب في لبنان، وقد ساهمت هذه التجربة في تكوين هويّتي، كما هي الحال مع معظم المواطنين اللبنانيّين. ولولا حبّ أهلي وانفتاحهم على الآخر، وخبراتي ودراساتي في الحوار الدينيّ والثقافيّ والإنسانيّ، لكنت من عداد الذين يعيشون في غيتوهات الهويّات المتصارعة – كما وصفها الروائيّ أمين معلوف[1] -، ويؤمنون في الصفحة البيضاء…

Pratiques de réconciliation au Liban: un état des lieux

Le numéro spécial de la revue Théologiques de l’institut d’études religieuses de l’Université de Montréal sur la réconciliation est enfin publié, fruit d’une belle collaboration suite au Congrès de la Société Canadienne de Théologie. Ma contribution: “Pratiques de réconciliation au Liban: un état des lieux”. RESUME Bien que les pratiques de réconciliation connaissent une longue…

Learning through Food at the American University in Dubai

I attended the 7th International Conference on Food Studies at Roma Tre University in Rome – Italy and presented a paper entitled ‘Learning through Food at the American University in Dubai’ on Friday, October 27, 2017. My audience of foodies and food experts was introduced to the Peace Education approach I have been developing since…

Shifting Identities, Changes in the Social, Political and Religious Structures in the Middle East

Proud to have contributed to this wonderful collective work and excited about its publication: This book contains the proceedings of the International conference, “Shifting Identities: Changes in the social, political, and religious structures in the Middle East”, which was held in Cyprus in July 2015. The conference brought together around 50 professors, historians, theologians, social…

An Interreligious Tour in Abu Dhabi

AUD students enrolled in the MEST 350 Religions of the Middle East visited three churches and a mosque in Abu Dhabi with Assistant Professor in Middle Eastern Studies Dr. Pamela Chrabieh on Saturday, March 26, 2016. The first stop was at the Saint Andrew’s Center, an Anglican compound with more than 40 Christian worshipping groups,…

About CAFCAW

  The Christian Academic Forum for Citizenship in the Arab World (CAFCAW) brings together scholars, young graduates and activists in civil society to share research, experiences and insights. Focusing on Lebanon, Egypt, Jordan and Palestine, but also with a concern for Syria and Iraq, the Forum was launched in Beirut in December 2014 by DIYAR…