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Heritage - Heritage special
3/11/2024 2:57:13 PM
A new young troupe inspired by iconic performer Badiaa Massabni is reclaiming the joy of heritage music in modern Egypt

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
9/17/2023 8:49:00 PM
In a two-part series, Zahi Hawass gives an outline history of ancient and modern Egypt similar to the one that can be seen at Cairo’s National Museum of Egyptian Civilisation.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
7/25/2023 8:38:18 PM
According to modern Egyptologists, women in ancient Egypt had many rights and privileges, writes Mai Samih

Heritage - Heritage special
5/25/2023 5:20:41 PM
Peter Gran, Professor of Modern Egyptian History at Temple University, talks to Ahram Online about the impact of colonial ideas on western historians' analysis of Modern Egypt and the need to decolonize knowledge and dismantle the prevailing postcolonial thought.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/9/2023 12:12:00 AM
TV scriptwriter Osama Anwar Okasha provided the key to understanding modern Egypt in an influential series of dramas.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
4/1/2023 11:59:00 PM
Former Egyptian UN secretary general Boutros Boutros-Ghali saw important differences between Egyptian and Arab identity but never overemphasised the country’s debts to Europe, writes Tarek Osman in his series of articles on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/24/2023 11:16:52 PM
Egyptian writer Mohamed Hassanein Heikal occupied the summit of Arab journalism and political writing for over six decades, writes Tarek Osman in his series of articles on the makers of modern Egyptian culture.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/14/2023 9:33:36 PM
Behind the assertive exterior of intellectual Louis Awad there lay a compassionate observer ready to consider the views of his opponents, writes Tarek Osman in his series of articles on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
3/7/2023 9:43:43 PM
The writings of novelist Gamal El-Ghitany present quests for spiritual meaning that can uncover society’s collective will, writes Tarek Osman in his series of articles on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/28/2023 6:51:00 PM
For geographer Gamal Hamdan, it is Egypt’s geographical location that has given it its stability and permanent character, writes Tarek Osman in his series of articles on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/28/2023 11:36:00 AM
Egyptian filmmaker Youssef Chahine made some of the most penetrating films ever made about Egypt’s psyche.

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/17/2023 10:25:41 PM
Polymath scientist Rushdi Said provided many insights into Egypt’s present problems and future prospects, writes Tarek Osman in his series of articles on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
2/11/2023 2:40:00 PM
Tarek Osman describes the work of the Nobel Prize-winning novelist Naguib Mahfouz in his series of articles on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/31/2023 9:24:38 PM
The iconic singer Umm Kolthoum was the best-known Egyptian cultural figure across the Arab world in the middle decades of the last century, writes Tarek Osman in his series of articles on modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/24/2023 7:25:34 PM
Tarek Osman considers the career of Rose Al-Youssef, founder of the magazine that bears her name, in his series of articles on modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/24/2023 11:13:00 AM
Tarek Osman describes the ideas of revolutionary poet Georges Henein, founder of the Art and Liberty Group in the 1930s, in his series of articles on modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/10/2023 8:45:50 PM
Playwright and novelist Tawfik Al-Hakim was first and foremost an artist who hoped to imbue society with a love of the aesthetic, writes Tarek Osman in his series of articles on modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
1/3/2023 10:28:22 PM
Tarek Osman continues his series of articles on the thinkers who have shaped modern Egyptian culture with the singular figure of Abbas Mahmoud Al-Akkad

Al-Ahram Weekly - Opinion
12/13/2022 9:29:37 PM
Tarek Osman considers the contribution of the 20th-century thinker Taha Hussein to theorising cultural life in Egypt in his series on the makers of modern Egyptian culture

Al-Ahram Weekly - Heritage
12/6/2022 11:29:10 PM
This year marks the centenary of the discovery of the tomb of the ancient Egyptian boy king Tutankhamun in what is still the most famous achievement of modern Egyptology, writes David Tresilian in the first of a series of articles

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