American University in Cairo
AUC New Cairo
Moataz Al Alfi Hall and Bassily Auditorium
Fri 26- Sun 28, 2pm-6pm: “Net Zero” international conference, the first-of-its-kind, will bring together education institutes, government representatives, the private sector, financial institutes, and civil society to explore opportunities and debate challenges and transfer knowledge to help pave the way towards a Net Zero future.
AUC New Cairo
Sat 3 to Mon 5 June, 9am-9pm: “Tomorrow’s Leaders (TL) Annual Symposium 2023” intrigued to know how climate change intersects with SDGs and other research topics? Interested in engaging with research findings and networking with TL students from different majors and backgrounds from AUB, LAU and AUC? Join this year’s TL Annual Symposium at AUC, which features TLG research contributions. The TL Symposium is a student-led conference that aims to improve students' intellectual, personal, and civic skills through high-impact experiential and hands-on learning. The 17 SDGs are at the heart of this year’s conference, with a greater focus on climate change, diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Ceramic and Traditional Handicrafts Centre
1 Al-Imam St, behind Amr bin Al-Aas Mosque, Al-Fustat, Old Cairo, Tel 02 2364 3103
Every Saturday, Monday and Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The handicrafts courses of Jameel House of Traditional Arts Cairo, in cooperation with the Prince Charles’s Foundation School of Traditional Arts.
Weekly from Sunday to Wednesday, 10am-4pm: The fourth edition of the presidential initiative Egypt’s Artisans.
House of Arab Poetry
Beit Al-Sett Wassila, Behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Al-Azhar, Tel 02 2514 2990
Sun 28, 7pm: The poetry forum of the House of Arab Poetry will introduce a group of Alexandrian poets.
Al-Horriya Centre for Creativity
1 Fouad St, next to Sherif Station, Alexandria, (03) 3490 6633
Sat 27, 7pm: An evening of poetry and music features poets: Abeer Mubarak, Ramy Oweis, and Ahmed Ezzat, accompanied by the voice of singer Abdel-Razaq Ali.
Tawfiq El-Hakim Hall
Sun 28, 7pm: “The Early Sufism and the Origin of the Idea” a seminar features novelist Reem Bassiouny.
Wed 31, 7pm: “Women’s and Children’s Rights According to the Personal Status Law” seminar introduces MP Ihsan Shawky and lawyer Mahmoud Salah Amer.
* A version of this article appears in print in the 25 May, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly