Cairo

Cairo is both daunting and exhilarating. With a population of more than 17 million, Egypt's capital city is crowded, noisy and polluted. It is also one of the most vibrant and complex cities in the world. Skyscrapers and five-star hotels loom over the River Nile, mosques fill even the most westernis...

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Cairo Book Fair 2015

The Cairo Book Fair, once a major event in the Egyptian publishing calendar, is still trying to reclaim some of its past importance. The fair, which was cancelled in 2011 because of the 25 January...
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Cairo Book Fair

The Cairo International Book Fair will go ahead in Nasr City as planned although there have been rumours that it would be cancelled because of the unstable political situation. To celebrate its 45t...
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Annual History Seminar

22 March 2012. After the recent protests and revolutionary movements in the Arab world, this annual history seminar is dedicated to Protest, Revolt and Revolution in Egyptian and Arab History. Sem...
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Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture

12 March 2012. This annual memorial lecture, held by Gro Harlem Brundtland, former prime minister of Norway, former general director of the World Health Organization (WHO), member of the UN secretary...
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Panel discussion on The Arab Revolution of 2011

22 February 2012. AUC Forum, in collaboration with the Department of Political Science, will host a panel discussion, entitled The Arab Revolution of 2011 in Comparative Perspective, which will be hel...
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Lecture on Social Media and Egypt's Revolution

19 February 2012. Rasha Abdulla, associate professor at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, will be delivering a lecture as part of the Provost's Lecture series on Social Media and Eg...
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Lecture by Professor Mostafa El-Sayed

6 February 2012. Mostafa El-Sayed, the Julius Brown Chair, Regents Professor and director of the Laser Dynamics Laboratory at the Georgia Institute of Technology, will hold a lecture entitled Gold and...
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Lecture on Social Media and Egypt's Revolution

12 February 2012. Rasha Abdulla, associate professor at the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, will be delivering a lecture as part of the Provost's Lecture series on Social Media and Eg...
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Lecture and Launch of Muslim Philanthropy Digital Library

12 June 2011. The American University of Cairo
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Lecture by American Human Rights Activist Aryeh Neier

24 January 2011. This lecture entitled What has the Human Rights Movement Accomplished? is by Aryeh Neier, founder and executive director of Human Rights Watch who is also president of the Open Societ...
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Finance Lecture by Eskandar Tooma

13 December 2010. The associate professor in the department of management of the American University of Cairo and director of Citadel Capital Financial Services Center, Eskandar Tooma, will hold a lec...
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Lecture on Acting by Mahmoud El Lozy

28 November 2010. The American University of Cairo hosts Mahmoud El Lozy, playwright, director and professor in the department of performing and visual arts, who will hold a lecture in Arabic on Actin...
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Lecture on Identity, Imagined Communities, and Language Learning

4 October 2010. This lecture on will be held by visiting Professor Bonny Norton, at the department of language and literacy education of the university of British Columbia. Norton talks about her aw...
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Lecture on the Kharga Oasis

6 April 2010. Salima Ikram, professor of Egyptology at the American University in Cairo (AUC) and a leading scholar in Egyptian funerary archaeology, gives a lecture entitled Life Away from the Nile:...
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Head of League of Arab States Amre Moussa at AUC.

21 Feb 2010. This year the annual Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture will be delivered by Amre Moussa, secretary-general of the League of Arab States and former minister of foreign affairs of the Arab Repu...
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Lecture by translator Humphrey Davies at AUC.

8 Feb 2010. The Centre for Translation Studies hosts a lecture on translation by the award-winning Arabic-English translator Humphrey Davies. Davies has worked in Egypt, Palestine, Sudan and Tunisia...
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Edward Said Memorial.

31 Oct-3 Nov 2009. The department of English and comparative literature has organised two lectures entitled Contrapuntal Intellectual: Edward Said and Music and Staging Majnun Layla: An Intercultural...
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Jeffrey Sachs lecture at AUC.

9 Feb 2009. The outspoken and controversial American economist Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, lectures on
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Payam Akhavan lecture.

14 Dec 2008. Payam Akhavan, professor of international law at McGill University in Canada and president and co-founder of the Iran Human Rights Documentation Centre in New Haven, Connecticut, lectures...
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Terence Eagleton lecture in Cairo.

1 Nov 2008. Influential British literary critic Terence Eagleton will deliver a speech titled “Tragedy and Terror” as part of the Edward Said Memorial Lecture series at the American Univer...