Issam Fares Institute
Online news, networking and events updatesAUB related video contentShort, timely announcements from AUB
Stay up to date on AUB
IFI news and events.
Benchmark Email
In association with the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies (ACRPS), IFI is pleased to announce “Five Years after the Arab Revolutions: The Arduous Road of Democratization and Future Prospects”, an academic conference to be held in Beirut from January 21-23, 2016.
The conference’s organizing committee welcomes submissions which respond to four focus areas, and which presents original research that drives forward the understanding of the Arab revolutions.
Kindly note that the deadline is June 30th, 2015.
You can find more information in English and Arabic
Upcoming Events 

Recent Events


June 29, 2015

Lecture & Discussion
Communism, Radicalism, and Social Justice in the Eastern Mediterranean
Ilham Khuri-Makdisi & Sana Tannoury Karam
June 11th, 2015

Panel discussion
In collaboration with the United Nations in Lebanon
Challenges to Financing Middle-Income Countries Facing Crises
Sigrid Kaag, Rayya El Hassan, Erik Solheim, Ferid Belhaj, Nasser Saidi

Audio | Video | English Press Release | Arabic Press Release

May 18th, 2015

Social Policy and the “Arab Spring”
Dr. Hassan Hammoud
Associate Professor, Department of Social Sciences, Lebanese American University

Audio | Video | Summary

May 15th, 2015

Report Launch
The Way Forward to Safeguard Water in Lebanon:
National Water Integrity Risk Assessment

with opening statements by H.E. Arthur Nazarian, Minister of Energy and Water, Lebanon

Audio | Video | H.E Arthur Nazarian speech

May 7th, 2015

The End of Development and Beginning of History: prospects for thinking, practice and justice in the Middle East
Bruce Currie-Alder, IDRC MENA Director & Samir Makdisi, AUB

Audio | Video | Summary

May 4th, 2015

Egypt's Moment of Truth Challenges and opportunities confronting socio-political actors
Dr. Mona Makram-Ebeid, Former Egyptian MP and Senator

Audio | Video


Recent Publications



Contact us Jobs Disclaimer Copyright