Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Dr. Pamela Chrabieh - AUD profile

SOURCE: http://www.aud.edu/About_AUD/directory.asp

Assistant Professor of Middle Eastern Studies
Ph.D., Theology-Sciences of Religions, University of Montreal, Canada
M.A., Theology, Religions and Cultures, University of Montreal, Canada
Higher Diploma (DES) , Plastic Arts-Religious Arts and Icons’ Restoration, ALBA-University of Balamand, Lebanon

Dr. Chrabieh completed her doctoral dissertation in 2005 at the University of Montreal on sectarianism, interfaith dialogue and religions-politics relations in Lebanon, followed by two post-doctoral researches from 2005 till 2008 on war memory, youth and peacebuilding, financed by the University of Montreal and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada.
She taught undergraduate and graduate courses/seminars in English, Arabic and French, from 2004 till 2014, in Canada (University of Montreal) and Lebanon (St Josef University, Holy Spirit University and Notre Dame University). She joined AUD in Fall 2014.
Dr. Chrabieh has also been an academic researcher since 2001, conducting individual researches and participating in local, regional and international collective researches - including Canada, Lebanon, France and Denmark. She was Associate-Researcher and Director of International Relations at the Canada Research Chair – Islam, Pluralism and Globalization (University of Montreal) from 2007 till 2012, and currently acts as Senior-Expert at the same chair.

Research interests

 War memory and peacebuilding, interfaith/Intercultural relations, diversity management, politics-religions relations in the Middle East, theology of dialogue, youth and new media, women’s rights in Western Asia, migration studies, religious arts in the Middle East, etc.
Artist-painter since 1995, Dr. Chrabieh’s artwork has been mainly exhibited in Canada and Lebanon. Activist for peacebuilding and human rights/women’s rights since 1995, she has been a member of several local and international organizations. She founded in 2012 an online platform for Middle Eastern authors named ‘Red Lips High Heels’ (blog and Facebook page), intellectually engaged for peace and human rights/women’s rights.
Selected as one of the 100 most influential women in Lebanon (Women Leaders Directory 2013, Smart Center and Women in Front, Beirut), and ‘Most Exceptional Teaching Fellow’ in 2008 (University of Montreal), Dr. Chrabieh won several national and regional prizes in Canada (Forces Avenir Université de Montréal, Forces Avenir Québec, Prix Lieutenant-Gouverneur du Québec).
Dr. Chrabieh is the author of several academic papers, online articles and of the following books and book chapters.
  • المرأة في غرب آسيا، رحلة إلى الماضي. دار المشرق، 'دراسات في الأديان'، بيروت، ٢٠١٣
    Womanhood in Western Asia, A Journey to the Past (Beirut: Dar el-Machreq, 2013).
  • Quelle gestion des diversités au Liban ? Du confessionnalisme au pluralisme médiateur (Sarrebruck, Allemagne : Editions Universitaires Européennes, 2010).
  • Pamela Chrabieh Badine, Salim Daccache s.j. (ed.), La gestion de la diversité religieuse (Liban-Québec). Perspectives comparatives dans les secteurs juridique, politique et éducatif (Beyrouth : Publications de la Faculté des Sciences Religieuses, Institut d’études islamo-chrétiennes, Université Saint-Joseph, 2010).
  • La gestion de la diversité au Liban. Visions de jeunes du secondaire (Beyrouth : Dar el-Machreq, collection ‘Interaction islamo-chrétienne ’- Institut d’études islamo-chrétiennes de l’Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, 2009).
  • Voix-es de paix au Liban. Contribution de jeunes de 25-40 ans à la reconstruction nationale (Beyrouth : Dar el-Machreq, collection ‘Interaction islamo-chrétienne’- Institut d’études islamo-chrétiennes de l’Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, 2008).
  • A la rencontre de l’Islam. Itinéraire d’une spiritualité composite et engagée (Montréal : Médiaspaul, Collection ‘Spiritualités en dialogue’, 2006).
  • Icônes du Liban, au carrefour du dialogue des cultures (Montréal : Carte Blanche, 2003).

Book Chapters
  • ‘Youth, New Media and Peace in the Middle East’, with Charlotte Karagheuzian, in Anthropology of the Middle East and North Africa, Sherine Hafez & Susan Slyomovics (ed.), Indiana University Press, 2013.
  • ‘Youth and Peace: Alternative Voices in Lebanon’, The Metamorphosis of War. Plaw, Avery (Ed.) Rodopi, Amsterdam/New York, NY, 2012, XVIII, p.149-165.
  • ‘Civil and Human Rights in the Muslim World’, Modern Muslim Societies, Florian Pohl (ed.), New York (United States), Marshall Cavendish, 2010, p.168-187 (Chapter 8).
  • ‘Contributions of young Lebanese Canadians to Peacebuilding in Lebanon’, Politics, Culture and the Lebanese Diaspora, Paul Tabar and Jennifer Skulte-Ouaiss (ed.), United Kingdom, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2010, p.176-192.
  • ‘Mémoires de guerre et blogosphère libanaise’, Mémoires de guerres au Liban (1975-1990), Franck Mermier et Christophe Varin (dir.), Arles, IFPO/Sindbad/Actes Sud, 2010, p.165-183.
  • ‘Dialogues islamo-chrétiens au Liban’/ Islamic-Christian Dialogues in Lebanon’, Trait d’union Islam-Christianisme/ Hyphen Islam-Christianity, ed. By Nada Raphael, Electrochocks Productions - Editions (Montreal, Canada) and Arab Printing Press (Lebanon), 2009, p. 646-655.
  • ‘Peut-on penser la fin de l’extrémisme islamique au Liban ?’, La religion à l’extrême, Martin Geoffroy et Jean-Guy Vaillancourt (dir.), Montréal, Médiaspaul, 2009, p.197-228.
  • ‘Is it still relevant to talk about Religion, Democracy and Human Rights in Lebanon?’, The World’s Religions after September 11, ed. By Arvind Sharma (4 volumes, 996 p.), Santa Barbara (California, USA), Praeger Publishers, volume 1, chapter 8, 2008.
  • ‘Breaking the Vicious Circle! Contributions of the 25-35 Lebanese Age Group’, Breaking the Cycle. Civil Wars in Lebanon, ed. By Youssef Choueiri, Center for Lebanese Studies (Oxford University) - Stacey International (London, United Kingdom), 2007, p.69-88.
  • 'Le 11 septembre 2001 ou l’inauguration de l’ère du choc des identités?’, La mondialisation du phénomène religieux, Michel Gardaz, Martin Geoffroy, Jean-Guy Vaillancourt (dir.), Montréal, Médiaspaul, 2007, p.91-105.
  • ‘L’engagement pour la réconciliation et la paix : actualisations de la pensée de Gibran Khalil Gibran’, Gibran K. Gibran, Pionnier de la Renaissance à venir (10 avril 1931- 10 avril 2006), Kaslik (Liban), Publications de l’Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik, Faculté des Lettres, 11, 2006, p.89-94.


Samia A. said...

Congratulations Dr. Hope to see you soon!

Dr. Pamela Chrabieh said...

Thank you dear Samia :)