Tuesday,17 July, 2018
Current issue | Issue 1370, (23-29 November 2017)
Tuesday,17 July, 2018
Issue 1370, (23-29 November 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Photographer Simon Njami

Simon Njami
Simon Njami

The American University in Cairo

AUC New Cairo Campus
Bassily Hall
Mon 27, 6-9pm: “Behind Every Successful Person is a Story,” the Student Union and International Peer Leaders are bringing top-notch professionals in one talk about different success stories including Hussein Fouad (CEO - Schlumberger: Oilfield Services), Sherif Othman (Gold-winning Egyptian Paralympic Powerlifter), Yasmine Gheith (Cancer Survior) among others. Oriental Hall Mon 27, 6-8pm: “Digital Media Literacy in Transitional Period,” a lecture by Assistant Professor at the AUC Department of Journalism and Mass Communication Rasha Allam on the effect of the fake news of no credibility due to the increase of social media pedestals.  

Darb 1718
Kasr El Sham3 St, Al Fakhareen, Old Cairo, near Mar Girgis Metro Station, Tel 02 2361 0511/ 0109 3766188
CAIROGRAPHIE Photography Festival 2017
Fri 24, 6-8.30pm: “Shooting the Ghosts,” a talk by Simon Njami. (The lecture and the following discussion are in English).    

French Cultural Centre
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800 Sat 25, Sun 26 and Mon 27, 6pm: “Making the Sustainable City – The Challenges of Urban Governance in an Expanding Megapolis,” a conference held in partnership with UN-Habitat and CLUSTER. The exchanges and debates between Egyptian, French and international experts in attendance will focus on the most salient issues related to current urban conditions in Egypt, and on feedbacks from French and Mediterranean experiences relevant to these questions (The lecture is in French).

Goethe Institute
5 El-Bustan Street, Downtown, Tel 2575 9877/ 219, Tel 01288711134
Thurs 30, 1-5pm: The Alumni Exchange series holds two workshops back to back. The first workshop is titled “How to put ideas into action” and the second workshop is “Introduction to Social Media and Content Creation”. (To RSVP, kindly specify which workshop you wish to attend and what would you like to get out of the workshop via email to mai.abbassi@ goethe.de by Sunday 26 November). Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo 1Dr. Mahmoud Azmy St, Omar Al Khayam, Zamalek, Tel  02 2738 2520 Thurs 23, 6pm: “Why is My Curriculum White?,” a lecture features Dr Omid Tofighian, a lecturer, researcher and community advocate who will discuss how the campaign is a transnational initiative that originated in South Africa and is designed to critically analyze the curriculum in higher education and the ways it replicates and reinforces whiteness.

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 Tue 28, 5.30pm: Researcher Fatima Hussein, specialized in Islamic studies, will lecture on the message and the meaning of one of Prophet Mohamed (P.B.U.H)’s holy Hadith.

Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Conference Center, Small Theater Mon 27, 10am-4pm (Registration is at 9am): “Bridging Differences through Media & Sports,” is the title of the International Youth Culture Conference (IYC). The conference mainly aims at empowering youth, promoting and sustaining understanding and dialogue within and between cultures with a particular focus on youth, media, and sports.    

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