Lebanese Youth needs to receive specific attention: the generation that inherits the experience of violence as still living memory!

“You cannot erase everything and start again … We need to continue (…). Suffering is everywhere here, there, everywhere. Life is everywhere here, there, everywhere. Ignorance kills it (…). We must not drown. Dig in and come out alive. Write while I am still alive”.[i] The war in Lebanon, especially since the 1970s, had – and still has – an impact on individuals and communities. It inflicted psychological and physical harm, and undermined social relationships, […]

IDLE NO MORE in Lebanon!

University classrooms are known to be the root of knowledge. University classrooms stimulate the mind, stretch the limits and allow young people to think outside the box, to simply think for themselves. How true is this? During a class led by Dr. Pamela Chrabieh I occupied an observer’s seat. It was a session of movie […]

La jeunesse libanaise, entre cultures de la guerre et de la paix

Alain Moussallem, Graffiti en direct, USEK – Liban, 12-09-2013 (‘Anti-mentalité de guerre’) Y aurait-il UNE jeunesse libanaise? UNE culture que celle-ci véhiculerait? Les recherches quantitatives et qualitatives que j’entreprends auprès de jeunes universitaires et d’activistes en ligne et-ou dans des ONGs, notamment depuis 2004, révèlent une diversité d’identités, de conceptions et de pratiques. Parmi les […]