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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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Rumi, Sufism and the “Good Islam”: Constructing Sufism in the Modern World
Jamal Elias, University of Pennsylvania
Thursday April 27, 2017 | 6:00 PM
West Hall, Auditorium B
Co-sponsored by the Department of Arabic and Near Eastern Languages

The Patriarchal Archive of Mardin, Turkey: Late Ottoman Documents of a 'Millet'
George Kiraz, Beth Mardutho - Rutgers University
Thursday May 18, 2017 | 5:00 PM
Auditorium A, West Hall
Co-sponsored by The Anis Makdisi Program in Literature (AMPL)

Announcement: CAMES Summer Arabic Programs
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 21 and August 9, 2017. In Summer 2017 the CAMES Arabic programs will 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.  
Application Deadline: April 12, 2017 - notification by the last week of April

Click here to read about the experience of a student in the 2015 summer Arabic program!



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Fax: +961 1 744 461

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