Talk by Dima Tannir
Dr. Salim Moussa Achi
This presentation explores who Dr. Salim Moussa Achi was and the events in his life in the early 1900’s when the Ottomans were present in Lebanon all the way to his death. His childhood, family and career are discussed a long with why he adopted the name Dahesh.
Sources & Future References
- Daheshism and the Journey of Life, Mounir Murad, 1993, Murad Publishing www.daheshism.com/Journey%20of%20Life.pdf
Chronologie de l”affaire Dahesh, George Chakkour, Editions Levrier, 2009, levrier-editions.com/Chronologie-Affaire-Dahesh-Les-deux-familles.htm .
- Interview with Zeina Haddad for Sireh Winfatahet with Zaven Kouyoumjian report:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSjx8pWlEN8
- Nour-Elsayed, Alia, “The Making of the Dahesh Museum of Art: An Account of its Founding, T
en-Year History, Its Academic Art Collection, and Exhibitions” (2006). Theses. Paper 30.
- “The Lingering Legacy of Doctor Dahesh”, Leah Caldwell, Al-Akhbar English, March 18,2012, link: http://english.al-akhbar.com/node/5327
“The House of Doctor Dahesh”, Photo blog by Marwan Tahtah, link: http://english.al-akhbar.com/node/5326
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