American Univesity of Beirut

Events

Miriam Cooke
Duke University
Tuesday February 19 | 5.30pm | College Hall B1
Cosponsored by the Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages and the Women and Gender Studies Initiative at AUB

​​​Professor Robert Carter
UCL Qatar
​Friday, February 22, 2019 | 5:00 PM | Auditorium B, West Hall

CAMES LECTURE SERIES: Maintenance, decay and deliberate debris: Implicating matter in contests over dwelling in Beirut
Samar Kanafani
American University of Beirut & Arab Council for Social Sciences 
Tuesday March 19th, 2019 at 17:30 | Building 37 (Behind the old Lee Observatory)
This lecture is part of the CAMES lecture series: Assembling the Middle East: Materiality, Ecology and Infrastructure​.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE: The Middle East in 1958: Reimagining a Revolutionary Year
March 22-23, 2019​

CAMES LECTURE SERIES: Confessionalism and Urban Smellscapes: The Case of the Rum Orthodox in Beirut
Roxana Maria Aras
American University of Beirut & University of Michigan
Tuesday March 26th, 2019 | 17:30 in Building 37 (Behind the old Lee Observatory)
This lecture is part of the CAMES lecture series: Assembling the Middle East: Materiality, Ecology and Infrastructure​.
 
CAMES LECTURE SERIES: “Buying passports”: Becoming a European citizen in Cyprus
Theodoros Rakopoulos
University of Oslo 
Co-organized with SOAM, AUB
Wednesday April 3rd, 2019 | 17:30 in Building 37 (Behind the old Lee Observatory)
This lecture is part of the CAMES lecture series: Assembling the Middle East: Materiality, Ecology and Infrastructure​.

CAMES LECTURE SERIES: The “Unliveable City”: materiality, politics and the everyday urban experience
Alice Stefanelli
Durham University
Co-organized with SOAM, AUB
Tuesday April 23rd, 2019 | 17:30 in Building 37 (Behind the old Lee Observatory)
This lecture is part of the CAMES lecture series: Assembling the Middle East: Materiality, Ecology and Infrastructure​.

​PANELS & CULTURAL EVENTS: Anis Frayha: Personality of the Year 2019
The Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (AUB) in collaboration with the Institute for Lebanese Thought (Notre Dame University) is organizing a series of academic panels and cultural events​ throughout 2019 in honour of the late Professor Anis Frayha (Syriac and Semitic Languages, AUB 1938-1967).


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