Don’t miss the open discussion with writer Nahla Karam at Diwan Bookstore

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 24 Oct 2023

Nahla Karam
Nahla Karam



American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus
Abdul Latif Jameel Hall

Thurs 26, 1-2pm: “Community Support Session 2: Psychological Guidance in Light of Recent Events” join a Psychological First Aid hour hosted by the Center for Student Wellbeing and the Psychological Services and Training Centre and the Psychology Association. This event aims to provide support to those affected by the recent ongoing tragic events in the region. Its goal is to promote safety, stabilize survivors and connect individuals to help and resources. This session is not therapy but rather an initial response to assess immediate concerns and needs. 



Diwan Bookstore

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

Thurs 26, 7pm: An open discussion with novelist and short story writer Nahla Karam, mediated by media figure Khaled Mansour

Capital Business Park, El-Sheikh Zayed, 0122 1503483

Fri 27, 11am-1pm: Wear The Author’s Hat with Myriam Rizkallah,
a two-hour kids’ creative writing workshop, age group: 9-13.


Greater Cairo Library

15 Mohamed Mazhar St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 2278

Sat 28, 5pm: “Astronomy and the Solar and Lunar Calendar in Ancient Egypt” a seminar by professor of astronomy Inas El-Shafaei.  

Sun 29, 6pm: “Taha Hussein, Pioneer of Enlightenment” a seminar held on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the death of writer Taha Hussein and features writer Maher Hassan and critic Hussein Hammouda.  








Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Conference Centre Main Hall

Sun 29, 11am - 1pm: “From Zero to Heroism (Towards building a family that makes an impact)” a lecture to be presented by Amr Abdel-Salam, skills trainer and health specialist. 

* A version of this article appears in print in the 26 October, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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