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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...
The parade of the ancient royal mummies arrived at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation (NMEC), after its journey that began from the Egyptian Museum in Tahrir Square. The Pharaohs’ Golden Parade included 22 royal mummies (18 kings and four queens) dating back to the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th...
An interview with Jordi, well-known in Cairo’s Khan al-Khalili district for the four souvenir shops he owns in this part of Cairo. Jordi is the son of the late Muhammad Abdul Abni who was also a trader in the Khan al-Khalili. Jordi tells how he started this business when he was young. It includes...
Why Egypt? I don't know if it is because of the air or the water, but it always reminds me of Turkey.  When I came here, that was my first time abroad and I was sure that it would be different from other experiences.  I have heard many interesting things about Egypt. Such as its culture, history....
Research on the dimensions of Egyptian culture and its history were the motivation behind the issuance of a publication series on identity, in order to research the past and its relationship with the present. Not only this, but its relationship to cultural action, and to create a stance for...
Dr. Inās ʿAbd al-Dāyim, Minister of Culture was accompanied by Major General Muḥammad al-Sharīf, governor of Alexandria and Father IbrāmImīl, the papal representative in Alexandria and the pastor of St. Mark's Church, at the inauguration of the book fair in the Coptic Cathedral in Alexandria. The...
Dr. Bāssim Ibrāhīm, general director for the Alexandria National Museum, said that the museum is in the process of registering discoveries in preparation of displaying them in a funerary object room since they were discovered in tombs inside a temple.  The discoveries were made by the University of...
The city of al-Manṣūrah in Egypt’s Delta witnessed a mass sexual harassment of two girls, coinciding with the release of a song by Egyptian artist Tamīm Yūnis, which some believe incites more violence against women.  The incident happened on New Year’s Eve, and a shocking video published on social...
  The students of the Learning Center at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Photo by Cornelis Hulsman   Sun, sea and blue sky   When the students of the Learning Center of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) arrived in Alexandria on the morning of Friday, November 8, they could not but being...
At a time when the topic of migration is at the center of debate, it is usual to take under scrutiny how foreigners coming to Western countries integrate. Do they learn the language of the host country? Do they open themselves to the local communities? Do they adapt to the new customs and...

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