​Join AUC's "Confucius in Cairo - 1935 and 2010" lecture with Fulbright scholar Michael Hill

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 12 Mar 2024

Michael Hill
Michael Hill



American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus
The Sullivan Lounge

Sun 17, 1-2pm: "Confucius in Cairo - 1935 and 2010" an insightful lecture with Fulbright scholar Michael Hill as he presents 'Confucius in Cairo: 1935 and 2010' in the HUSS Research Seminar Series. Dive into the tale of Chinese Muslim intellectuals at Al-Azhar University in the 1930s and 1940s, exploring the remarkable translation of Confucian Analects into Arabic. This talk sheds light on the intricate history of cultural interactions between China, Egypt, and the Arab world, focusing on the Book of the Sayings of Confucius (Kitāb al-Hiwār li-Kūnfūshīyūs, 1935), a translation of the Confucian Analects by Ma Jian (Mohamed Mākīn al-īni, 1906-1978) into Arabic.


Diwan Bookstore

105, Abu Bakr El-Seddiq St, Heliopolis, Misr Algedida, Tel 02 2690 8184/85/ 0122 6000168

Sat 16, 1-3pm: Let your child's creativity shine this Ramadan with Diwan Creative Script Writing Workshop, led by the talented Amany Zayed. A four-session course every Saturday starting 16 March, from 1-3pm at Diwan Heliopolis. 

Zayed, an engineer turned passionate writer and trainer, brings a wealth of experience in creative writing, scriptwriting, and storytelling for children. From creating content for websites to publishing her own book, she's dedicated to nurturing young minds and inspiring their literary journey. Don't miss this opportunity to ignite your child's imagination and keep them engaged during Ramadan. Limited spots are available.



Italian Cultural Institute

3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791

Arabic courses registration is open from 1 until 15 March 2024. Registration is open for the face-to-face Egyptian Arabic and Classical Arabic courses offered by Ahlan World School (www.ahlan-world.org), at the premises of the Italian Cultural Institute. Classes will be held in the morning, starting from 17 March 2024. For information and registration, please contact 01129891993 or email [email protected] For information on advanced levels, please contact via WhatsApp the number 01222143876.

* A version of this article appears in print in the 14 March, 2024 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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