Sunday,17 June, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1338, (30 March - 5 April 2017)
Sunday,17 June, 2018
Issue 1338, (30 March - 5 April 2017)

Ahram Weekly

New Cultures and Opportunities


Alef Bookstores
132 Al-Merghany St, Heliopolis, Tel 02 2419 2396- 0100 022 4004
Thurs 30,7pm: Writer Osama Ghareeb will discuss and sign his book, Aghezat Al Nefa Al Markazeya.

AUC Falaki Theatre
American University in Cairo, Tahrir Campus, 24 Falaki St, Downtown Cairo, Tel 012 8872 1446
Fri 31 March (7-7.40pm), Sat 1 April (8-8.40pm):  Part of D-CAF Festival, “Mind, The Gap (Egypt)”, is a multimedia lecture performance on how we perceive and consume images in our current age, intertwining theoretical musings and visual projections. The performance focuses on iconic images from the last decade, particularly from the Arab world (The lecture is in Arabic with English subtitles).

The British University in Egypt (BUE)
El Sherouq City, Suez Dessert Road, Cairo 11837, P.O.Box 43, Tel 202 2689 0000
Thurs 30 & Thurs 6, 10am: “India-Egypt Economic Engagement,” a  business seminar will focus on potential areas for enhancement of bilateral trade and investment in the context of various flagship programmes of the Indian government including Make in India, Digital India, Skill India, Startup India and Smart City Mission. The event will engage with the investor community and assist them by providing updates on government policies and initiatives aimed at increasing the ease of doing business with India. Keynote speakers: Businessman and the BUE board of trustees member Mohamed Farid Khamis. The event will be chaired by Indian Ambassador to Egypt, Sanjay Bhattacharyya.

Kodak Passageway
29 Hoda Shaarawi – First Floor & Windsor Hotel
Tues 4 April, 7pm (free entrance): “Collecting Practices”, a lecture by Clare Davies- Part of D-CAF Festival-with a response by Mohamed Al-Shahed (English with Arabic translation).

Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture (MACIC)
3 Abul-Fida St, 2nd floor, Zamalek, Tel 02 2795 3705/ 2737 1995
Thurs 30, 5.30pm: “Yoga and Well-Being,” a seminar accompanied by yoga shows presented by Gilles Chuyen. The event is organised by the Embassy of India in Cairo as part of the 5th India by the Nile Festival.  

El Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
Word Hall
Thurs 30,7pm: “Philosophy and The Contemporary Religious Discourse,” a lecture by founder of the Culturewheel Philosophy Club and Philosophy Professor at Banha University El Sawy El Sawy and Professor Azmi Zakariya, head of Cairo University Philosophy Department, Khartoum branch.
Fri 31, 6pm: Poet Mahmoud Yehia will sign his poetry collection; Mawasem leqa (Meeting Seasons).

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