Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES)
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.
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Upcoming Events

Workshop: Art of the Arabic Periodical: Exploring Questions of Materiality, Readership & Language in 19th Century Ottoman Journals
28-29 November, 2016
Bldg 37
Co-sponsored by the Center for Arts and Humanities (CAH)

Lecture: An Avicennian Turn in Syriac Theology: Barhebraeus on the Existence of God and the Contingency of the Universe
Salam Rassi, Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Arts and Humanities, AUB
Wdnesday, November 30, 2016
1:00 PM, Auditorium B, West Hall
Co-organized by the Majãlis in Islamic Studies research forum and the Center for Arts and Humanities (CAH)

Book talk: Islam in Retrospect: Recovering the Message by Maher Mahmassani
Monday December 5, 2106
Bldg. 37 | 5:00 PM
Co-sponsored by the Anis Makdisi Program in Literature

Lecture: The Inventions and Reinventions of the Nahda
Jens Hanssen, University of Toronto
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Building 37 | 5:00 PM

Roundtable Event: On Saadallah Wannous in Celebration of his Library
Speakers: Suzanne Kassab, Farouk Mardam Bey, TBA
February 2017
Co-sponsored by the Department of English, the Theater Initiative, and University Libraries

CAMES Summer Arabic Programs 2017
Information will be posted online in November 2016.
Check here for general information about the summer Arabic programs.

Click here to read about the experience of a student in the 2015 summer Arabic program!



Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies

Tel: +961 1 350 000
Ext.: 3845
Fax: +961 1 744 461

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