Il n’est jamais trop tôt pour se préparer au test de culture générale

Félicitations à ceux et celles qui ont réussi aux concours de médecine générale/médecine dentaire de Janvier 2020 à l’université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth. Taux de réussite des étudiants qui ont suivi des cours de culture générale: 88% – – le plus élevé depuis 2012. La seconde session des concours aura lieu en été! Il n’est jamais … Continue reading Il n’est jamais trop tôt pour se préparer au test de culture générale

The Social Life of Memory: Violence, Trauma, and Testimony in Lebanon and Morocco

Saturday, 2nd March 2019 Magazine of the European Observatory on MemoriesISSN 2565-2931 | DL B 27726-2017 Nikro, Norman Saadi; Hegasy, Sonja (Eds.). Palgrave, 2017 By Tsjalling Wierdsma, Master Student on Heritage and Memory Studies, University of Amsterdam. Fellow at EUROM (2018). The Social Life of Memory: Violence, Trauma, and Testimony in Lebanon and Morocco, edited by Norman Saadi … Continue reading The Social Life of Memory: Violence, Trauma, and Testimony in Lebanon and Morocco

Women’s Rights in the Gulf Region – Alaraby Interview

مداخلتي منذ قليل في برنامج شبابيك (التلفزيون العربي، لندن) عن حقوق المرأة في الخليج وأسباب هروب فتيات و نساء إلى الخارج. خلاصة القول: لقد عملت هذه الدول في السنوات الأخيرة على سد الفجوة بين الجنسين (التمكين السياسي والتعليم والصحة) ولكن يجب اصلاح عدة قوانين (الأحوال الشخصية، الوصاية…) وتفكيك الذهنية الأبوية  Alaraby TV (London – UK), … Continue reading Women’s Rights in the Gulf Region – Alaraby Interview

Can we still build Inclusive Societies in the Middle East without Deep Learning? No…

I am sharing here the conclusion of my paper on deep learning in Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates: ”One of the challenges that higher education will be facing is the spread of more surface learning versus deep learning, as deep learning can particularly take place in Humanities courses when appropriate education approaches are thought … Continue reading Can we still build Inclusive Societies in the Middle East without Deep Learning? No…

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, … Continue reading Learning through Food – Deep Learning in the University Context in the Middle East