Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of the Translation Program

LAU Beirut Campus - AKSOB 903

The Translation Program at the Department of Communication, Arts and Languages is excited to mark its 10th anniversary with festivities celebrating a decade of excellence in translation.

Highlighting the remarkable achievements and contributions made by the program, the ceremony will be a joyous gathering of faculty members, students and alumni, all coming together to celebrate this significant milestone.

09:50 - 10:00 Welcoming Addresses


  • Dr. Haidar Harmanani, Interim Dean, School of Arts and Sciences, LAU
  • Dr. Dany Badran, Chairperson, Department of Communication, Arts and Languages, LAU


  • Dr. Andree Affeich, Assistant Professor of Translation, LAU
10:00 - 10:30 مهارات مترجم القرن الحادي والعشرين


  • د. جينا أبو فاضل سعد، عميدة كلية اللغات والترجمة، جامعة القديس يوسف - بيروت


10:30 - 10:45 Honoring the Program Supporters


  • Mr. Habib Sayegh, CEO, Librairie du Liban Publishers
  • Mr. Pierre Sayegh, CEO, Librairie du Liban Publishers
  • Mr. Hassan Sleem, General Manager, Sleem Translation and Services
10:45 - 11:10 Coffee Break
11:10 - 11:40 أهمية كفاية ثقافة اللغة في إنتاج ترجمة نوعية  


  • د. هيثم قطب، أستاذ اللسانيات، الجامعة اللبنانية - أستاذ زائر، الجامعة الأردنية 
11:40 - 11:45 Musical Interlude by Nai Naim
11:45 - 12:00 Alumni Testimonials


  • Mrs. Takla Al Katoul Al Rahbani, Arabic Reviewer for Google and Spotify
  • Ms. Dima Fakhreddine, Senior Analyst at Bablex
  • Mrs. Hoda Hilal, Localisation Specialist at
12:00 - 12:30 Celebrating the Translation and Publication of 18 Stories by LAU Students by Librairie du Liban Publishers


  • Dr. Nuwar Diab, Associate Professor and Coordinator of the Project, LAU
  • Sadeel Ismail and Rasha Eido, LAU graduates
  • Serena Sarrouh and Jane Ghnatios, senior students
12:30 - 01:00 Exhibition of the Translated Stories