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Don’t miss Wadie Edward Said's lectures at the AUC

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 29 Oct 2019
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Wadie Edward Said
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Amir Bashtak Palace
Al-Muaaz St, Tel 02 2787 9187
Every Saturday and Wednesday, 4pm: The training courses of the Arab Singing House students.  

Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581
Every Saturday and Tuesday, 2pm: Enshad Dini (religious chanting) workshop by Munshid Mahmoud Al-Tohamy.
Every Sunday, Monday and Wednesday, 2pm: Playing on musical instruments workshop for ages from 10 to 18 years
Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 12pm (children) 4pm (adults): The singing workshop of Amir Taz Palace Choir. Every Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, 4pm: The Actor preparation workshop.

The American University in Cairo
Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel 02 2615 3178
Oriental Hall
Sat 2, 6-8pm: Two lectures by Wadie Edward Said, Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina, USA, organized by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at The American University in Cairo. The first is Edward Said Memorial Lecture, “Edward Said: Teachings, Familial and Otherwise”.  
Sun 3, 7-9pm: “Lebanon’s current Political Status: Challenges and Opportunities,” Tahrir Dialogue presents speaker Professor Nassif Hitti, professor of International Relations and Middle East Studies, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik (USEK). The dialogue is moderated by Ibrahim Awad, Director of Centre for Migration and Refugees Studies.
Moataz Al Alfi Hall
AUC New Cairo   
Sun 3, 9.30-11.30am: “Accreditation or Ranking in Higher Education: Which is Which,” symposium is hosted by the AUC, in coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, The Supreme Council of Universities, The Association of Arab Universities and The Egyptian National Authority for Quality Assurance and Accreditation of Education (NAQAAE). It aims to raise awareness about the value of international accreditation and ranking.
Speakers at the opening session are Khaled Abdel-Ghaffar, minister of higher education; Mohamed Lotayef, secretary general of the Supreme Council of Universities; Amr Salama, secretary general of the Association of Arab Universities; Youhansen Eid, president of the NAQAAE; Francis Ricciardone, president of AUC; Ehab Abdel-Rahman, provost; and Eman Megahed, chief knowledge and strategy officer, AUC.
Mon 4, 1-2pm: “Legal Classifications and Their Global Impact: Understanding American Notions of Terrorism,” the second lecture by Wadie Edward Said, Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina, USA, part of the Provost Lecture Series.

Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arab Oud House)
Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174
Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 4-9pm: Oud classes given by the oud professors of the Arab Oud House.
Every Saturday and Thursday, 3-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for advanced students by Professor Ahmed Youssef.                         
Every Saturday, 5-6pm: Workshops on the theories of playing oud for beginners by Fadi Adel Al-Hajj.
     
Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre
1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103
Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.

The Child Creativity Centre (Beit Al-Aini)
Al-Azhar district, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2514 2990
Every Saturday, 11am: Handicrafts workshop and Beit Al-Aini Children Choir workshop, supervised by Manal Suleiman (2pm).   
Every Sunday and Wednesday, 10-12pm: A workshop on works on art,
Every Monday, 3pm: Miscellaneous activities workshop.   
Every Wednesday, 11am: A workshop of skills development for people with special abilities by Doaa Fathi.
Every Thursday, 12pm: A cultural day.
      
Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre
1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103
Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.
 
Talaat Harb Cultural Centre


Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174
Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 12pm: Develop your children skills through learning languages in a simple manner, computer programmes, and chess champions as well as scientific experiments, the age group targeted from 6 to 15.   
Every Saturday, 11am: Skills development workshops and modifying the behaviour of people with special abilities.
Every Wednesday, 11am: Miscellaneous workshops for school children.  
Every Saturday and Thursday, 3pm: The Centre’s Children Choir workshop.  

*A version of this article appears in print in the 31 October, 2019 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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