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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CAMES summer Arabic programs (June 22 - August 7, 2015)

Applications for the 2015 CAMES summer Arabic programs in Modern Standard Arabic and Lebanese Colloquial Arabic are now online. The programs will run from June 22 - August 7, 2015. To apply to the Modern Standard Arabic program, click here. To apply to the Lebanese Colloquial Arabic program, click here. The deadline for regular admission is April 15, 2015. Students who apply by April 15 will receive a response by the first week of May.

Lectures & Events

Expat/Expert Camps:  Rethinking “Labor” within Gulf migration and development
Neha Vora
Assistant Professor, Lafayette College
Monday March 23, 2015 at 6:00 pm
College Hall, B1

Out in the Streets: The Shifting Terrains of Activist Documentary in Cairo
Mark Westmoreland, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stockholm University
Thursday April 23, 2015
5:30 pm
College Hall, B1
[co-sponsored by the Arts & Humanities Initiative and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Media Studies]

Majãlis in Islamic Studies

Under the auspices of its new Islamic Studies program, the Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES) of the American University of Beirut is pleased to announce the launching of the research forum, Majãlis in Islamic Studies. The forum draws together interested scholars, faculty and students in and around AUB and Beirut whose research intersects with themes in Islamic studies, and provides a space to share works in progress or recently completed, and to discuss common interests and concerns. Meetings will take place on the first Monday of every month in Seminar Room, Building 37, American University of Beirut.We invite you all to join us and we look forward to lively and stimulating discussions. 

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