Friday,15 December, 2017
Current issue | Issue 1372, (7 - 13 December 2017)
Friday,15 December, 2017
Issue 1372, (7 - 13 December 2017)

Ahram Weekly

Career education and develop public university graduates’ employability skill

Francis Ricciardone
Francis Ricciardone
Al-Ahram Weekly

The American University in Cairo

AUC New Cairo Campus, Tel 01068815048 Moataz Al Alfi Hall Mon 11, 10.30pm: A conference on the launch of University Centers for Career Development (UCCD) project, funded by USAID and implemented by the AUC, in support of Egypt’s efforts to enhance formal career education and develop public university graduates’ employability skill. Speakers are Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar, AUC President Francis Ricciardone, AUC counselor Ashraf Hatem, AUC provost Ehab Abdel Rahman as well as representatives from the USAID and from AUC’s Career Center; and presidents of number of the Egyptian universities.  

Contemporary Image Collective 22 Abdel Khalek Tharwat St, 4th Floor, Downtown, Cairo 11638, Tel 02 2396 4272 Sat 9 to Mon 11, 5-9pm: “How To Document Your Artwork With Photography”, a workshop by Hassan Amin, for artists who are interested in documenting their artwork such as performances, exhibitions, events and other art practices. 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 8, 6-8pm: “Personal Projects and Storytelling”, winner of the Reuters Microsoft Photo Award Roger Anis leads a discussion on how personal projects can help one express feelings vividly and if personal projects mirror, state out and liberate one from all the limits and obstacles.    
French Cultural Institute
Heliopolis, Masr Al-Gedida, Tel 02 2417 4824 Tue 13, 7pm-9pm: Helene Bellenger, the internationally celebrated French visual artist and photographer, gets together with two other guest speakers and discusses her work highlighting on wedding photography.  Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo
1Dr. Mahmoud Azmy St, Omar Al Khayam, Zamalek, Tel  02 2738 2520 Thurs 7, 6pm: “Bird Hunting in Egypt: Balancing Cultural Heritage with Nature Conservation”, in the last fifteen or twenty years, hunting practices have intensified and become more widespread, using a wider variety of technologies that are fuelling unsustainable practices.

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 Sat 9, 6pm: “Debates and Social Issues”, a certified debater of Voice of Arab Youth at the British Cultural Centre Alaa Farouk sheds light on the role and importance of the culture of debate, debates and society issues, how to diagnose and simplify these issues. Sun 10, 7pm: “FGMC, Virtue or a Crime?”, a seminar features Sexologist and Marital Consultant Dr. Heba Qotb to discuss the psychological and the sociological perspective of FGMC (female genital mutilations circumcision).

ALEXANDRIA
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 Auditorium Hall Sun 10-Mon 11, 5pm and 6pm: The Jazz and Movies Festival Follow Up lectures introduce cinema critic Salah Hashem, who lectures on the participating films in the festival in the light of the development of Jazz music and the relationship between Jazz and cinematography.   

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