Friday,16 November, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1367, (2 - 8 November 2017)
Friday,16 November, 2018
Issue 1367, (2 - 8 November 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Edward Said Memorial Lecture at AUC

Edward Said
Edward Said

Edward Said Memorial Lecture at AUC

The American University in Cairo Oriental Hall Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Sat 4, 6-8pm: The AUC Department of English and Comparative Literature presents Edward Said Memorial Lecture: “Anti-Sectarianism in the Modern Arab World,” to be delivered by his nephew Rice University Professor Ussama Makdisi.  
Mon 6, 1pm-2pm: “The Imperative of Historical Juxtaposition,” The Department of English and Comparative Literature, in coordination with the history department, cordially invites you to attend Edward Said Memorial Lecture “The Imperative of Historical Juxtaposition: Sectarianism and Secularism in Comparative Perspective,” by Professor Ussama Makdisi. Tues 7, 6pm: “Marvellous Thieves,” Paulo Horta will talk about secret authors of the Arabian Nights.
Wed 8, 1pm: A book discussion of AUC Alumna, Zeinab Mubarak’s Arabic novel, A Glance Through The Sieve (Nazra Min Al-Ghorbal).

Amir Bashtak Palace
Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187
Thurs 2, 8pm: Maqamat Salon discusses how to persevere the identity of Arab music featuring Dean of the Faculty of Music, Al Rouh Jerusalem University, Lebanon, Head of the Arab Music Complex Kafah Fakhoury and Dr. Botrous Tanous, member of the Arab Music Complex.   

French Cultural Institute Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
Tues 7, 6pm: Egyptologist Nathalie Beaux discusses her novel, Egypt’s Moses-The Son of The Three Holy Books, which traces the life story of Prophet Moses from adolescence until his Exodus from Egypt.

El Sawy Culture wheel
End of 26th of July St, underneath the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
Word Hall
Thurs 2, 6pm: “Nature Reserves In Egypt,” an overview of the Arab Union for the Protection of Wildlife and Marine Affairs of the Council of Economic Unity of the League of Arab States by Professor Gamal Gomaa Madani.
Fri 3, 6pm: “The Impact of Cultural Development on Egypt and Egyptians,” by Mohamed Samy Elzqm.
Sat 4, 5.30pm: “Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder,” a seminar features Mona Safwat talking about the types and causes of disorder and its major symptoms.  

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 Small Hall
Thurs 2-Sat 4, 2pm: “Hellenistic Diploma (Tenth Cycle - First Semester) - An Introduction to Greek Culture,” this course aims to introduce the Greek culture as a whole to the students.
Fri 3 and Sat 4, 9am: “Young People’s Library Parents Programme,” The BA Young People’s Library is organizing sessions for all parents and teachers who deal with teenagers.
Sat 4, 3pm: “Hellenistic Diploma (Tenth Cycle - First Semester) - Latin I”.
Sat 4 and Sun 5, 4pm: “Hellenistic Masters (Ninth Cycle - First Semester) - The Influence of the Alexandria School of Philosophy On Islamic Philosophy” This course aims to explore how sciences from the ancient school of Alexandria travelled to the Islamic world and how the Arabs managed to attain the sciences of Alexandria and the translation movement.
Sun 5, 1pm: “Learn Arabic Calligraphy – Level One,” this course is organized by the BA Manuscripts Centre.
Wed 8, 9am: “Ana Ghaly,” a series of sessions targeting children, parents and caregivers in order to raise awareness on how to recognize and protect their children against sexual abuse.

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