American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus
Moataz Al Alfi Hall
Thurs 9, 3 - 4pm (Online event): Join this Gerhart Centre Webinar Series session titled “COP27 and the Role of African Universities” featuring Youssef Nassef, Director of the Adaptation Division at the UNFCCC and chair of the World Adaptation Science Programme. The webinar will be moderated by Adham Ramadan, associate provost for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies at AUC. In anticipation of the upcoming COP27, which will be held in Egypt, this talk discusses the role that has to be played by universities in Africa to respond to the environmental challenges that are to be addressed at the conference. The link is https://e.cglink.me/2kZ/r300070710
Mon 13, 2 - 4pm (Online event): Join the ECNG webinar titled “Aerial Access Networks for 6G: From UAV, HAP, to Satellite Communication Networks” featuring Zhu Han at ECE Department and CS Department, University of Houston.
French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
Fri 10, 10am-5pm: The institute organises the first edition of the “Open Doors” day. For the first time, the IFE offers you the possibility of taking part in your first French course for adults or children free of charge, evaluate your level of French for free, meet the IFE’s teams and discover its entire course offer. Ask your questions about the DELF, DALF, TCF or TEF certifications, discover the other offers offered by the IFE such as cultural events, and subscription to the media library, scholarships. A room will be dedicated to high school students from French-speaking schools who wish to continue their studies in French: obtaining the DELF B2, university integration seminars. Registration is required for free class sessions or placement tests: https://form.jotform.com/221352380626047
Don’t wait any longer and register now! For more info, write to the IFE at [email protected] or call 01227484951 / 01205558639.
Sun 12, 6-7.30pm: IFAO partners: “The Midan Mounira” conference of June 2022 is offered by the IFAO and its partners IDÉO, IFE and CEDEJ, and will be given by Christian Jacob; director of studies at the EHESS and director of research at the CNRS. The conference will be given in French with simultaneous translation into Arabic.
Heliopolis Public Library
42 Al-Oroba St, off Beirut St, Misr Al-Gedida, Tel 011 42464426
Fri 10, 5pm: “TV Drama between the Written and the Visual”, a seminar features script writer Nagui Abdallah.
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
Fri 10, 5-6.30pm: “How to Lose Weight Without Doing a Diet?”, a lecture by therapeutic nutritionist Omnia Shreen.
Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC)
Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Tues 14, 9am-10am: Join this “Gerhart Centre Social Talks” session featuring Amany Kandil, professor of political science at Cairo University. The session will discuss the opportunities and capabilities of the civil society to participate in Egypt’s reform.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 9 June, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.