Don’t miss CUA’s Gerhart Center webinar with Denise Hearn – Conferences – Al-Ahram Weekly



American University in Cairo

Sat 16, 7-8 p.m .: The Arab Cultural Program of the Department of Arab and Islamic Civilizations, in collaboration with the Cleveland H. Dodge Foundation, is hosting an evening on literary adaptations in Egyptian cinema. Professor of Comparative Literature at the Faculty of Arts, Cairo University Salma mobarak and Associate Professor in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Linguistics at York University Walid El Khachab will talk about their recent book Al-Iqtibas: Min al-adab ila al-cinema, Dar al-Maraya, 2021. The conference will be held in Arabic. The zoom link is

Mon 18, 7-8 p.m .: Join this Gerhart Center webinar series titled “From Myth of Capitalism to Integrated Economy” featuring Denise hearn, Principal Investigator, American Economic Liberties Project. Hearn is co-author of The myth of capitalism: monopolies and the death of competition – named one of the Financial Times’ best books of 2018. His writing has been featured in The Financial Times, Quartz, The Globe and Mail, and The Washington Post. She has presented topics on competition policy, macroeconomics and new economic thinking to audiences around the world. The link is

American University in Cairo

Al-Sheikh Rihan Street, next to Tahrir Square, Tahrir Campus, tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077

Oriental Room

Wed 20, 6 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. (Cairo time): The School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) will hold its Tahrir Dialogue (94) titled “Turkey’s Regional Policy”. Moderated by the founding dean of GAPP Ambassador Nabil fahmy, the conference will present the ambassador Karim Haggag, Practice Professor and Program Director, Middle East Studies at GAPP, Founding Director of the Turkey Program at the Middle East Institute Gonoul Tol, and political analyst Hend El Dawy.

D-CAF (October 1-22)

Mon 18, 7 pm-8:30pm (Online): “International Tour: Making the Most of Your Artistic Ideas Without Thumbing Up”, the session is in English with a live Arabic interpreter. In light of international travel restrictions and the current climate crisis, identifying alternative models of touring work – for example translating a live performance to different media or licensing an idea to another company – is of increasing interest to artists from all over the world. This year, D-CAF partnered with British cultural organization Farnham Maltings to present a workshop for art practitioners wishing to present their work to an international audience in this unprecedented global climate.

International producers of Farnham Maltings Hannah slimmon and Sophie Victoria leading the organization’s international agenda, helping theater designers, producers and arts organizations to think and work internationally by providing training, opportunities and events that foster collaboration and understanding.

The session will feature a series of case studies from artists and international organizations that will spark the ideas and confidence to find new and creative ways to disseminate your work, generate income and reach audiences around the world. whole. The animators are hosted by Victoria and Slimmon.

Italian cultural institute

Italy celebrated the 700e anniversary of the death of Dante Alighieri. In addition, the Italian Institute continues to publish videos in Arabic with translations of Dante Alighieri’s masterpiece. The Divine Comedy bring the Arabic-speaking public closer to the work of the supreme poet. The videos are produced by Giabluca Barbadori, with the special participation of Achraf Farouk, Amir Salaheddine, Sherine hegazy, and Sara El Mokadem.

Mon 18 to Sat 23 (Online): In its twenty-first edition, the Italian language week around the world titled “Dante and the Italian Language” is dedicated to the celebrations of Dante Alighieri during the 700 years that have passed since his death. Considered the father of the Italian language, Alighieri will inspire events and conferences dedicated to him. In collaboration with the Swiss Embassy, Italian schools and Italian departments of Egyptian universities. The week’s activities will take place in various locations and online, and admission is free. For the detailed program, visit the IIC website.

* A print version of this article appears in the October 14, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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