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Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES)
​​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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CONFERENCE: “Feminism in Crisis? Gender and the Arab Public Sphere” 
January 19-20, 2018

Carmen Geha, Assistant Professor of Public Administration 
Sara Mourad, Assistant Professor of Media Studies
Rim Saab, Assistant Professor of Social Psychology

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies (CAMES); FAS Women and Gender Studies Initiative; Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship; Rosa Luxemburg Foundation

CAMES SUMMER ARABIC PROGRAMS: New application form for the 2018 CAMES Summer Arabic Programs! Click here to apply.

CAMES is pleased to announce that it will be offering its intensive summer Arabic programs in Arabic Language and Culture and in Lebanese Arabic between June 20 and August 8, 2018. The deadline to apply is April 10, 2018. In Summer 2018 the CAMES Arabic programs will again be directed by Dr. Mahmoud Al-Batal, one of the coauthors of al-Kitaab Arabic textbook series and will feature an outstanding team of instructors from AUB and other educational institutions in Lebanon, Europe, the US, and the Arab world. In addition, the programs will provide students with opportunities to engage in cultural and community-service activities.

Read interviews with students who attended the CAMES summer Arabic programs in 2014 and 2015!

Check here and here for more student reviews, and read here about "7 Reasons to Study Abroad in Beirut"!​​


Summer 2017 Introductory level students and instructors - Main Gate - AUB

Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies

Tel: +961 1 350 000
Ext.: 3845
Fax: +961 1 744 461

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