Cairo International Book Fair Agenda for Tuesday 2 February

Ahram Online , Tuesday 2 Feb 2016

The 47th edition of the Cairo International Book Fair kicked off on Wednesday 27 January with 850 publishers from 34 countries

Here's Ahram Online's picks and recommendations from Cairo International Book Fair's Cultural Agenda for Tuesday, 2 February.

Tuesday 2 February

Main Hall Events

1:00pm - 3:00pm - "Gamal El-Ghitani and the Historical Novel," Speakers: Mohammed Afifi, Mohammed Sayyied Eid and Tarek Imam.

3:00pm - 5:00pm - "Scientific Thinking" - Speakers: Youman Tariff El-Kholy, Sayyied Yassin and Shawky Galal.

5:00pm - 7:00pm - Open discussion with Bahrain's Minister of Culture, Sheikha Mai Bint Mohammed Al Khalifa.

7:00pm - 9:00pm Poetry Recital.

A Writer and a Book Hall

12:00pm - 2:00pm - "A Mosque in Munich," Translated by: Ahmed Gamal Abul-Leil Speakers: Abdel-Khalek Farouk, Mohamed Metwally Mansour and Hany Dawa.

2:00 - 4:00pm - "National Bet" by: Wafaa Sendy - Speakers: Iman Yehia, Gehad Ouda and Farid Zahran.

4:00 - 5:30pm - "Europe Has No More to give to the World," by: Khaled Ziada, Speakers: Khaled Ziada, Sherid Younis and Anwar Moghith.

Round Tables

12:00 - 1:30pm - Discussion: Translating Chinese Literature.

1:30 - 3:00pm - Discussion: Books and The Media.

3:00 - 4:30 - Discussion: The role of the Media in Shaping the Arab Reader.

8:00 - 9:00 - Discussion: Renewing the Religious Discourse.

Guest of Honor Hall

7:00pm - 9:00pm Commemorating late novelist Ibrahim Aslan.

Cultural Cafe Hall

5:00 - 7:00pm - A meeting with Anwar Moghith, the director of the National Center for Translation

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