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 early admission is February 25, 2015. Students who apply by February 25 will receive a response by the second week of March. 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

Digital Humanities Institute – Beirut 2015
2-7 March 2015
All events take place at the Arts and Humanities Initiative, Bldg 37, AUB
For schedule and other information:
https://dhibeirut.wordpress.com/schedule/
The event is free and open to the public
[co-sponsored by The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies]

Everyone's a Target: NSA's Mass Surveillance and Cyber Warfare in the Middle East
Dr. James Bamford, Columnist, Foreign Policy
Monday March 2, 2015 at 5:30 pm
College Hall, B1
[co-sponsored the Center for American Studies and Research]

Books in Transistion: The Interchange of Islamic Scribal Traditions & Nineteenth-Century Arabic Printing Practices
Hala Auji, Assistant Professor of Fine Arts and Art History, AUB
March 2, 2015 at noon
Seminar Room 1, IFI Building
[as part of the Majãlis in Islamic Studies research forum and the CVSP Brown Bag series]

MUPP-MUD CITY DEBATES 2015:
Other Gentrifications: Urban Change beyond the Core

4-6 March 2015
Architecture Lecture Hall (Architecture Building)
For concept note, program, bios and abstracts see: https://www.facebook.com/CityDebates
The event is free and open to the public
Organized by the Graduate Programs in Urban Planning, Policy and Design (MUPP-MUD), Department of Architecture and Design in collaboration with the AUB Neighborhood Initiative
[co-sponsored by the Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies]

Was Ibn Rushd a Realist?
Malik Mufti, Malik Mufti, Professor & Chair, Political Science Department, Tufts University.
Monday, March 9, 2015 at 4:00 pm
College Hall, B1

Nation against State: Popular Nationalism and the Syrian Uprising
Yasser Munif, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Emerson College
Thursday March 12, 2015 at 5:30 pm
College Hall, B1
[co-sponsored by the Department of English & 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. 

Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies

Tel: +961 1 350 000
Ext.: 3845
Fax: +961 1 744 461
Email:
cames@aub.edu.lb

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