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Latin American Collection at USEK Library: About Roberto Khatlab

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Roberto Khatlab




About Roberto Khatlab

  • Brazilian, naturalized Lebanese. Born in Maringá, Paraná, Brazil.
  • He studied philosophy and oriental theology; History of Religions; Lebanese emigration to Brazil / Latin America and Brazilian immigration (Brazilian-Lebanese – “Brazilibaneses”) to Lebanon.

  • Former administrative assistant - cultural sector - at the Brazilian Embassy in Beirut.

  • Associate Researcher of the National Museum Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (MN-UFRJ).
  • Counselor and researcher in a number of Arab or Lebanese-Brazilian/Latin American scholarly bodies.
  • Director of the Latin American Studies and Cultures Center (CECAL) in the Holy Spirit University of Kaslik, Lebanon.
  • Winner of the Saïd Akl Prize in 2000.
  • Mr. Khatlab has numerous publications to his credit and he is authoring a series of articles on the Lebanese-Brazilian emigrants and returnees in the Lebanese French daily Orient-le Jour (Check next sub-pages).