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Don’t miss “Towards Sustainable Cities” conference at the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology

Reham El-Adawi , Wednesday 11 Dec 2019
The French Institute of Oriental Archaeology
The French Institute of Oriental Archaeology
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The American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus

Moataz Al Alfi Hall

Sun15 to Tues 17, 9am-5pm: “The Third International Conference on Arabic Language and Linguistics.” The conference aims to offer a venue for presenting and discussing original research on topics pertaining to Arabic language and linguistics; in addition to teaching Arabic to native and non-native speakers at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It also aims to tackle areas of pedagogy, assessment, sociolinguistics, and the structure of the Arabic language.

 

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.

 

Al-Balsam Bookstore

128 Nile St, Dokki

Fri 13, 2pm: A presentation of the first and coolest children's books about Cairo, My little Cairo ABC and Our day out in Cairo. The books’ concept and Author Kristin Jankowski

with Co-Author Reem Shamel. Illustrations by Ahmed Hossam and Aline Ashraf. They are educational picture books for children about Cairo and African animals. They are also travel guides for everyone who wants to learn more about the secrets of the mega city at the Nile River. The books are modern, unique and fun to explore!.

 

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 andBeit 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.

 

Faculty of Arts

Cairo University, English Department

Thurs 4-6pm: “Contemporary English Literature in India”, a seminar features Professor Rangarajan, former HOD of English, Maharaja’s College, Kerala, India, moderated by Professor of American Studies, Cairo University Department of English Language and Literature Maha El-Said with opening remarks by Director of MACIC Liyaqath Ali.  

 

The French Institute of Oriental Archaeology

37 Sheikh Ali Youssef St, Al-Mounira, Al Sayeda Zeinab, Tel 02 2797 1600

Sun 15 to Thurs 19,10am-6pm: “Towards Sustainable Cities”, the third edition of the conference is in cooperation with the Kuchar & Co and HaRaKa platforms, which is an annual meeting renewed at the French Institute to hold discussions and seminars on urban issues, and think about the changes that occur in the city and its housing, which are linked to environmental and climate issues.

 

Goethe Institute

17 Hussein Wassif St, Mesaha Sq, Dokki, Tel 02 2575 9877

Mon 16 to Wed 18, 6.30pm: In order to drive the overall discussions around dance forward and to create a space where ideas and input can be voiced verbally, MAAT for Contemporary Art organises three roundtable discussions all around dance with professionals from all parts of the larger dance community.

 

Manasterly Palace

1 Al-Malek Al-Saleh St, Al-Roda Island, Manial, Tel 02 2363 1467

The International Music Centre

Thurs 12, 7pm: “The Renaissance between Umm Kolthoum and Naguib Mahfouz”, a lecture to be delivered by journalist and critic Sayed Mahmoud

 

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 12 December, 2019 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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