Le religieux en transition en Méditerranée et au Moyen-orient (15-16/04/2019)
The Religious in Transition in the Mediterranean and the Middle East
Beirut, AUB, 15-16/04/2019
ifporient.org/je-15-16-04-2019

Tobacco dryer from the Bechouatte village (Lebanon)
Séchoir à tabac du village de Béchouate.

Dans un séchoir à tabac du village de Béchouate, une ouvrière syrienne enfile des feuilles de tabac.

medihal.archives-ouvertes.fr/m

Shepherds from Ersal (North Bekaa)
Bergers d'Ersal (nord Bekaa)

Rencontrés dans le village de Béchouate (Bekaa), les Wahbeh sont des pasteurs originaires d’Ersal. Ils ont été contraints de quitter leurs terres et pâturages après l’arrivée et l’installation massives de réfugiés syriens dans leur région située à 15 km de la frontière.

[medihal-02046383] Bergers d'Ersal (nord Bekaa) medihal.archives-ouvertes.fr/m

Book Review: The Politics of the Anthropocene by John S. Dryzek and Jonathan Pickering

Book Review: The Politics of the Anthropocene by John S. Dryzek and Jonathan Pickering blogs.lse.ac.uk/lsereviewofboo

Conference : Paulo G. Pinto (Fluminense Federal University) “Uncertain Miracles: Reconfigurations of Sufism in Contemporary Syria”, 25 mars, 18h – 19h30 at Beit Beirut
ifporient.org/conferences-shak

I'm the head of Digital Humanities at the French Institute for the Near East in Beirut, Lebanon. Among other things, trying to share Open Access photographs collections on the Near East medihal.archives-ouvertes.fr/I and participate in building knowledge about war in Syria https:/shakk.hypotheses.org

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