Following on from the success of "Oral History: Concepts, Methods, and Research Agendas in the Arab Context”, which was held in Beirut from February 21-23, 2014 and dedicated to the study of oral sources in historical research, the ACRPS has decided to make this meeting an annual tradition. The second Annual Conference of Historical Studies was held in Beirut from February 21-23, 2015. This year, the discussions focused on the theme "One Hundred Years since the First World War: Arab Perspectives".