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Art Alert: Historic 1956 war in focus at Cairo exhibit

The exhibition is co-organised by CEDEJ and Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Ahram Online , Monday 4 Jul 2016
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The Centre for Economic, Legal and Social Studies and Documentation (CEDEJ) is to unveil an exhibition titled '1956: Contrasting Perspectives,' in partnership with Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Beit El-Sennari and with support from the French Lycée in Cairo.

The photographic and archival exhibition is to commemorate this special year in the history of contemporary Egypt, referring to the major political and military events (Canal nationalisation and Suez War), but also the current economic, social and cultural situation.

The exhibition, in French and Arabic, exploits the resources of CEDEJ, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the CEAlex and the American University in Cairo library and archives of the Lebanese newspaper L’Orient Jour.

The visitor will be transported to 60 years ago, in 1956, through 20 panels, photos, videos and movie posters.

Programme:
Friday 24 to June Monday 4 July, open from 10am to 10pm
Beit El-Sennari, Sayyeda Zeinab, Cairo

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