Meet novelist Maye El-Telmissany at Diwan Bookstore

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 2 May 2023

Maye El-Telmissany


American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus

Tim Sullivan Lounge, Huss building

Sun 7, 11am-12pm: “Consensus, Consistency, and Closure: Some Reflections on a Philosophy of Islamic Law” join this interesting public lecture by keynote speaker Asad Q. Ahmed, Magistretti Distinguished Professor of M.E. Languages and Cultures Professor, Arabic and Islamic Studies Department of Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures, Director, Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) at University of California, Berkeley. 

Sun 7, 3-5pm: “Simple Generation and the Semantics of Impossible Objects: Some Discussions from the Sullam of al-Bihari (d.1707 CE)” an exciting seminar by keynote speaker Asad Q. Ahmed,  

Thurs 11, 10am-11:30am: Highly accomplished and respected leader Dr. Khalaf Ahmad Al Habtoor, Al Habtoor Group Chairman, will give a talk as he shares insights into his business philosophy, philanthropic and humanitarian work, and efforts to advance East-West understanding. In conversation with Sherif Kamel ’88, ’90, ’13, Dean of the School of Business, and Noha El-Mikawy ’82, Dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy.


Diwan Bookstore

159, 26th of July St, Zamalek, Tel 01222 40 7084

Mon 8, 7pm: A signing ceremony of Hammad Eliwa’s book Zamalek Garage, moderated by Abdel-Azim Hammad.  

Radio Cinema, 24 Talaat Harb, Marouf, Qasr El Nil, Downtown, Cairo, Tel 02 25756562   

Tues 9, 7pm: A cultural evening features novelist Maye El-Telmissany



Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

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

Thurs 4 - Sat 13, 10am-7pm: In collaboration with AUC Tahrir Cultural Centre, AUC Bookstores will be hosting the Tahrir Book Fair, where you will find the biggest selection of English-language books at discounts up to 75% and prices starting LE20 only at AUC Tahrir Bookstore and Gardens. There will be several local handcrafts makers exhibiting and selling their products as well as live-music entertainment. 
This event is free and open to the public, so come bring your family and friends and enjoy the beautiful gardens of the Tahrir Campus. 

A version of this article appears in print in the 4 May, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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