Lebanese Norwegian Cultural week

Lebanese Norwegian cultural week

Monday 12 April 2010, at 7 pm:
Opening speech
The Lebanese cultural minister speech
Norwegian ambassador speech
“Nahnoo speech”
Reading poems:
Haavard Rem;
cornelius Jakhelln
Abbas Baydoun
Maddinna Theatre, Beirut, Hamra

Tuesday April 13, 2010 at 2:30 pm
Professor Unni Wikan answers the question:
Lecture to answer the question: Can the anthropological study give us what worked for women? Norwegian studies on the status of women in the Arab world.
Place: Lebanese American University, Kraytem, Irwin Hall Auditorium
Time: from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Wednesday 14April 2010, at 12:30 pm
Bjørn Gabrielsen

Religion since the Enlightenment to the modern world: What is the place of religion in society and what is its role? History of Europe compared to the Islamic world.
What can the Islamic world learn from the history of Europe on religion, and what is its place and responsibilities in the community
Dr Ali Hrab (Lebanese)
View from an Arab side: Lecture on “the West in the Eastern Mediterranean Region, is the principles of west like freedom of thought, human rights and democratic a future in the Arab Middle East?
Place: Lebanese International University, Beirut, Msaytbe

Thursday 15 April 2010, at 2 pm
Mona Fayad:
Elimination of oppositionist by killing, for inability to silence the press and the free pens, because of the relative freedoms in Lebanon.
Bjørn Gabrielsen and Haavard Rem;
Comment about their experience with democracy in Arabic world.
Place: Beirut Arab University, Al Debeyeah Section (Saida), Conference Hall B235

Saturday 17 April 2010,
Walid al kubeisi he will read a lecture (for Mr. Thorvald Sten) about Salah Aldeen and talk about him and the meeting between west and east.
Ibrahim beidoun:
Salah il dine, the Islamic hero in the Christian west

Sunday 18 April

Dag Herbjørnsrud; “Our long term Muslim-Christian cooperation: From Roger II and Saladin via Wergeland to present days
Mousa Wehbe will be discussing Rationality and Western thought
Place: Al Maddina Theatre, Beirut, Hamra Street.

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our partner is:
The Lebanese cultural Ministry
The royal Norwegian Embassy
Beirut Arab university
UNESCO club at LAU
Tollab club at LIU