Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES) Study the Middle East in the Middle East
  • Teaching and scholarship on the Middle East, Islamic civilization and Arabic language

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    ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies at the American University of Beirut is a leading center ​​for the interdisciplinary study of the Middle East, the Islamic world and the Arabic language, attracting a diverse group of students and scholars from around the world. CAMES' goal is to enrich the understanding of the Middle East and the Islamic world, to encourage the study of the Arabic language, and to develop informed scholarship on the region in all academic disciplines.​​




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