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In brief, the first day showcased the different areas of educational and pedagogical expertise that each institutional partner would contribute throughout the summer school. 
On Friday 29th July, the summer school students went back in time to explore the strikingly unique and enigmatic ancient Egyptian culture. As inquisitive students, I think that we all share an interest in the past, and we were therefore curious to delve into the mysterious and majestic lives of the...
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
Last November, an Egyptian court sentenced lawyer and intellectual Aḥmad ʿAbduh Māhir to five years in prison for “contempt of religion” because of his book The Nation’s Misguidance in the Jurisprudence of the Imams, which criticized religious heritage.  The court concluded that the book violated...
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina organizes the fourth webinar of the 12th Coptic cultural season titled “A Survey of Coptic Heritage in the City of Rashid” and delivered by Mr. Saʿīd Rakhā, Director General of Rashid National Museum, on Monday, May 30.
To celebrate its 112th anniversary the Coptic Museum organizes a temporary archaeological exhibition on the journey of the Holy Family. 
The archeologist, Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān, General Director of Research, Archeology and Scientific Publications for South Sinai at the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has announced a permanent museum exhibition within Saint Catherine’s Monastery. Since its establishment in 2001, the museum has...
Coptic emigration has gone through numerous stages for different reasons. “Coptic diaspora” (aqbāṭ al-mahjar) mainly refers to Coptic immigration to European countries, the US, and Australia. Waves of migration to these countries began in the early 1960s, and it was a common for Egyptian citizens...
The power of religion among the people of Egypt is great and widely recognized. This helped Islamists movements to overthrow the regime of President Ḥusnī Mubārak in 2011 and brought President Muḥammad Mursī to power in 2012-2013. But how to measure Egyptian religiosity? Previous presidents had to...
This ancient cave church, build above the cave known as Abū Sirja, is located in the area of Babylon in Old Cairo. Historians differ on the date they believe the church was founded; however, most accounts record it being built in the fourth century AD.

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