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

BOOK PANEL: Kuwait Transformed: A History of Oil and Urban Life
by Farah Al-Nakib, American University of Kuwait
Discussant: Waleed Hazbun (PSPA - AUB)
Moderator: Nadya Sbaiti (CAMES - AUB)
Thursday, October 20, 2016 | 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Building 37
Co-sponsored by the Graduate Programs in Urban Planning, Policy & Design

Seminar in Remembrance of Constantine Zurayk
Monday, October 31, 2016
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Co-sponsored by CAH, AMPL, Department of History and Archaeology
For details please see the link above.

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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