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Restoration project of the OIB in the Suq of Tripoli (2003-2005) wins award Read more

Latest Publications| View all

Performing Religion: Actors, contexts and texts - Case studies on Islam Read more

Nadia von Maltzahn - "What Cultural Policies?" Explicit and Implicit Cultural Policies in Lebanon. Read more

Torsten Wollina - “The Banu Qadi ‘Ajlun: Family or Dynasty?” Read more

Practicing Philosophy in Lebanon. Authors, Texts, Trends, Traditions Read more

Stefan Leder - Spielarten des Politischen in islamischen Kontexten Read more

Upcoming events| View all

04 2017
May

Public research seminar
On (not) drinking: al-Ḥarīrī’s Maqāmah no. 48 Read more

18 2017
May

Public screening
A Suspended Life by Jocelyne Saab Read more

15 2017
June

International workshop
Call for papers – workshop “Postcolonial legacies, scholarly mobility and research capacity building” Read more