9:00 10th Arabet Beirut conference at Seaside Arena, under the auspices of President Michel Aoun, in presence of Prime Minister Saad Hariri, in collaboration with Lebanon's Central Bank.
10:30 Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs at AUB organizes a two day international conference, on June 12 and 13, to launch the Palestinian Oral History Archive (POHA). This event is organized in collaboration with the project partners: The AUB Libraries, the Nakba Archive, and the Arab Resource Center for Popular Arts (AL-JANA) at Issam Fares Institute, auditorium (level B) - AUB. More than twenty scholars from different countries are participating in this event to present their research covering different aspects of the oral history. The conference is also an opportunity to honor several pioneers of oral history scholarship: Dr. Rosemary Sayigh, Dr. Bayan al-Hout, and Dr. Faiha Abdulhadi.