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Bell Hunting in Lebanon

Alex Rodriguez Suarez The project I am undertaking at the Orient-Institut Beirut focuses on bell ringing on Mount Lebanon throughout the centuries; two keywords to define it are religious soundscape and material culture. The...

The OIB is back on track

Sarah El Bulbeisi Simultaneously with most European countries, the Lebanese Government has eased the measures initiated to curb the dangers of pandemic spread recently. The reopening of the Beirut airport yesterday July 1 heralds...

Back to a New Normality

Hans-Peter Pökel On March 18 2020, together with some colleagues I returned from Beirut to Germany due to the unexpected circumstances that reminded us of the importance of the smallest and even invisible things:...

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