American University in Cairo
Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077
Tues 18, 6.30-8.30pm (GMT+2): The Nadia Younes Memorial Lecture has, over the years, hosted a broad range of speakers from the world of global affairs. This year’s guest speaker is Khaled El-Enany, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities. The ethos of the lecture series is to provide a global perspective on issues affecting Egypt and the Middle East and to provide prescriptive solutions to these problems.
You can attend the lecture in person or watch the livestream on https://e.cglink.me/2kZ/r300062744
Italian Cultural Institute
Italy has been celebrating the 700th anniversary of the passing of Dante Alighieri in 2021. The Italian Institute continues to post videos in Arabic with translations from Dante Alighieri’s masterpiece The Divine Comedy to bring the Arab-speaking public closer to the work of the supreme poet. Videos are directed by Giabluca Barbadori, with the special participation of Ashraf Farouk, Amir Salaheddin, Sherine Hegazy, and Sara El-Mokadem.
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448
(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)
Sun 9, 6.30pm: “The Positive Bringing Up”, a lecture by psychologist Doaa Khalifa.
Thurs 13, 6pm: “How to Become a Photographer”, a lecture by photographer Khaled Mohamed.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 6 January, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.