Don't miss the Book Bazaar at AUC Tahrir CultureFest

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 2 Apr 2024

The Book Bazaar at AUC Tahrir CultureFest
The Book Bazaar at AUC Tahrir CultureFest

 

American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus

Waleed Building P071

Sun 14 - Tues 16 April, 9am-4pm: "Brain Awareness Week", organized by the Biology department in collaboration with the IBRO/Dana Foundation, is a global campaign to showcase the progress in brain research and advancements in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of brain disorders. The week is an opportunity to foster public enthusiasm and support for brain science. This event provides a valuable platform for students to engage with experts from AUC, receiving support and guidance for their innovative projects. Its objective is to enhance public awareness of the brain and its functions, particularly among Egyptian students and doctors, inspiring them to specialize in neurosciences. Additionally, it offers educational resources and opportunities for learning about brain health, neurosciences, and neurological disorders, addressing the knowledge gap for students and healthcare professionals. 

 

Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077

Garden 

Wed 17- Mon 22, 12- 9pm: The Book Bazaar at AUC Tahrir CultureFest, organized by AUC Press and AUC Bookstores in collaboration with Tanmia Bookstores, offers an enriching experience for book enthusiasts of all ages. It will provide a diverse selection of books spanning numerous genres and topics, including history, politics, children's books, art, and popular fiction, available in English and Arabic. Visitors will get to engage with authors and fellow book lovers, participate in stimulating panel discussions, and explore great discounts. Don't miss the chance to discover an impressive array of books and activities at the AUC Tahrir CultureFest Book Bazaar. Join us this April for AUC's first Tahrir CultureFest. This inaugural event will focus on Cairo, connecting AUC's students, faculty, alumni and staff with our friends, neighbors and downtown community. The week of activities will include a wide range of events and engaging programmes, including a book bazaar, exhibitions, panel discussions, workshops, student-organized events, neighborhood tours, public lectures and performances.

Oriental Hall

Thurs 18, 5-6pm: "Cairene Initiatives: Fiha Haga Hilwa (it has something beautiful)" panel discussion will introduce Abdel-Aziz Fahmy, Founder of Cariene Biography, Amira Eid, Founder, Wessal World; Communications Professional among others. Inspired by Cairo, these four initiatives capture the spirit of one of the world’s greatest cities and the creative energies of its people. Meet a young generation of Cairenes, driving a vision of Cairo that is rooted in tradition. The talk will introduce each of the four initiatives, what drove the founders to do it, what are the highlights of their work and Cairo and what challenges do they face.


* A version of this article appears in print in the 4 April, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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