Women in Front Conference – 2018 Parliamentary Elections in Lebanon

‘Challenges and barriers of 100 women candidates during the 2018 Parliamentary elections in Lebanon’ Conference by Women in front. The results of the study – as part of COWP “Counselling Office for Women in Politics” and funded by the Embassy of the Netherlands in Lebanon – were presented, followed by several talks about women doing…

CAFCAW Meeting in Jordan: Working for the Renewal of Religious Thought in the Arab World

It’s a wrap! #CAFCAW meeting @Dead Sea Marriott Resort & Spa, Jordan, January 2019 CHRISTIAN ACADEMIC FORUM FOR CITIZENSHIP IN THE ARAB WORLD – FOUNDING MEMBERS/BOARDلتجديد الفكر والخطاب الديني في العالم العربي وتعزيز الوجود الفعال المسيحي والعمل من أجل مواطنة الوحدة في التنوع وكرامة الإنسان

Learning through Food – Deep Learning in the University Context in the Middle East

For those interested in food and education: this article introduces its readers to an interdisciplinary approach in teaching and learning about cultures of Southwestern Asia and North Africa at the American University in Dubai. Selected as one of the United Arab Emirates Innovation Week’s officially registered activities in 2015, this activity combines anthropology of food,…

Session Culture générale et Bioéthique Décembre 2018

Ambiance chaleureuse, passion et assiduité sont au rendez-vous! #training collectif culture générale – pour une préparation optimale aux concours d’entrée aux Facultés de Médecine Générale et de Médecine Dentaire de l’université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth. #education #lebanon #concours #university#entranceexams #generalknowledge#culturegenerale #workshop #bioethics#medicalstudies #spnc

Stand Up for Human Rights

Learning for and about human rights is important to understand the principles of equality and human dignity, and to build pluralistic and just socio-economic and political systems.   At the European Union Delegation to Lebanon #snap4humanrights Photo Competition Exhibition. #EUinLebanon #humanrightspower #standup4humanrights #eastlinedigital #livecoverage

Deep Learning in Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates

I presented a paper on “Deep Learning in the University Context: Case Study in Lebanon and the UAE” at the University of Freiburg in Germany on December 3, 2018.  #ijasconference The deeper the commitment, the deeper the learning!

Gender Justice/Equality in Lebanon Workshop

هل القوانين في لبنان تحمي حقوق المرأة وتعزز المساواة الجنسانية Gender Equality؟ ماذا عن تطبيقات القوانين والمعايير الاجتماعية والعقلية السائدة الابوية؟ وقوانين الأحوال الشخصية؟ كيف يمكن تمكين المرأة في القطاع السياسي والاقتصادي؟ ما هي الخطوات العملية التي يمكن للمواطنين والمجتمعات والأحزاب السياسية اتخاذها لتحقيق المساواة في الحقوق والفرص والواجبات؟ كيف يمكننا تفكيك الصور النمطية القائمة…

Learning through Food in Cultural Studies Courses at the Lebanese American University

Food is more than nutrients, and my students at the Lebanese American University have learned this fact by researching, preparing, tasting and sharing stories about foods of the European Renaissance era: lemonades, custards, renaissance crostini, Italian lady fingers, Bianco Mangiare, English pancakes, blueberry cakes, Salami biscuit cakes, and coffee. A festival of palates, senses, symbols…