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Backstreet Festival in Alexandria

23-29 September 2012. This dance and theatrical Backstreet Festival takes place under the motto Towards Art in non-traditional Spaces. It offers a space for the dialogue between artists coming from Eu...
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Lecture on The Philosophy of Bruno Latour

30 September 2012. On its 20th anniversary, the Philosophy Department of the American University of Cairo inaugurates a series of lectures and dedicates the first appointment to the Philosophy of Brun...
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Lecture on Christian, Jewish Artisans in late 18th century

1 October 2012. The Department of Arab and Islamic Civilization organizes a lecture on Christian, Jewish Artisans in the late 18th Century. Suraiya Faroqhi, German scholar, Ottoman historian and hi...
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Summer Selection

16 August-15 September 2012. This exhibition, entitled Summer Selection, features a series of works by Ahmed Keshta, Ahmed Talal, Amr Kafrawy, Georges Bahgory, Fathi Afifi, Mohamed El-Fayoumi. Bahg...
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Encounter Exhibition

9 June-4 August 2012. This exhibition, entitled Encounter, features the works by Deena Fadel, Rossana Corrado and Wael A. Sabour. It was born from the artist’s desire to find an encounter and...
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Play by Lenin El Ramly

22 July-12 December 2012. This play, entitled A Play Ghost in Our House, is written by the great playwright Lenin El Ramly and directed by Esaam El Saayd. The Egyptian author Lenin El-Ramly likes t...
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Harassment at Darb

20 July-20 August 2012. This exhibition, entitled Harassment, focuses on sexual harassment during the Egyptian revolution. On display are a series of works among the others by Amira Paree (The Neth...
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Exhibition by Joshua Goode

20 July-20 August 2012. This exhibition, entitled Lost Gods, features two hundred small sculptures by Joshua Goode. Goode’s creations, including complete figures or simple fragments, were bur...
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Collective Exhibition 2012

30 July-16 September 2012. This group exhibition features a series of paintings, sculptures, ceramics, glass wares, 3D objects, calligraphies and handmade silver jewelries by 60 artists from different...
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Gallery Collection at Almasar

1 August-1 October 2012. This group exhibition displays a selection of paintings and sculptures, displayed at the gallery over the past four years, by 33 late, modern and contemporary Egyptian ar...
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Public Lecture by Navid Kermani

1 October 2012. The writer Navid Kermani will read some extracts of his newest romance, entitled Your Name, which was published in 2011. Kermani is considered one of the most important German intel...
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Sighting Ramadan’s Crescent

19 July 2012. The American University Observatory and the Science Outreach Program at the School of Sciences and Engineering organize this public lecture and telescope sighting of Ramadan’s cres...
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The Holy Family in Egypt

7 June-3 July 2012. This exhibition pays homage to the Holy Family in Egypt through the works of various Egyptian artists of the caliber of Abdo Ramzy, Abdel-Aal Hassan, Adel Thabet, Gamil Shafik, Geo...
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Submissions for the 12th Independent Short Film Festival

20 June-20 July 2012. Goethe Institut is inviting new Egyptian short films to submit to the next edition of the Independent Short Film Festival of Cairo, which will take place in October. This thre...
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Annual Conference on Arab Philanthropy and Civic Engagement

10-12 June 2012. This annual conference, entitled Takaful, is organized by the John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy and Civic Engagement. It is the first interdisciplinary forum for research in...
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Epic by Medhat Shafik

1-29 May 2012. This exhibition, entitled Epic, displays the paintings by the Egyptian artist Medhat Shafik. Shafik particularly likes to portray yellow deserts and colourful old markets from his co...
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Dust by Xenia Nikolskaya

10 May-13 June 2012. This exhibition, entitled Dust: The Social Life of Endangered Spaces, displays a series of images by the Russian photographer Xenia Nikolskaya. Her works explore Egypt's abando...
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Drawings by Mustafa Abdel-Moati

26 April-27 May 2012. This exhibition displays the drawings by contemporary Egyptian artist Mustafa Abdel Moati, co-founder of the Egyptian Experimental Group in 1958. Abdel-Moati does not follow f...
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Nubia: Before the Flood

29 April-31 May 2012. This photographic exhibition features a selection of black and white photographs, taken in the early 1960s by Abdel Fattah Eid. This images pay homage to the Nubian culture, b...
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Paintings by paintings by Britt Boutros Ghali

26 April-15 May 2012. This exhibition, entitled Transformation, displays the paintings by the Norwegian artist paintings by Britt Boutros Ghali. This painter is well known for her vibrant abstract...


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