Don’t miss AUC’s online event on climate change with Vian Sharif

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 20 Sep 2022

Vian Sharif
Vian Sharif

American University in Cairo
Sun 25, 6-7.30pm (Online Event): “Understand and Cope with Anxiety”, anxiety serves in many ways, but when it is excessive, it harms our well-being. Where to draw the line between healthy and problematic Anxiety? How to handle worries that go out of proportion? Is it time to seek professional support? Join this workshop to learn more about anxiety and how to cope with it. The link is
Mon 26, 7 - 8pm (Online Event): “Financing Nature: Pro-Environmental Behavioral Change” is a Gerhart Center Webinar Series session featuring Vian Sharif, the founder of nature and biodiversity insights platform NatureAlpha, and head of sustainability at FNZ Group.
Tues 27, 6-7pm (GMT+2) (Online Event): “Discovery at Rosetta”, a virtual book talk with British historian and journalist Jonathan Downs celebrating the bicentennial of deciphering the Rosetta Stone in 1822. You can register to attend through Zoom
Discovery at Rosetta: Revealing Ancient Egypt book by Jonathan Downs is published by AUC Press (2020) and is available for sale worldwide in major bookstores and online book retailers.
AUC New Cairo
Room P087, Abdul Latif Jameel Hall
Mon 26, 1-2pm: “How to Become a Whole Leader in the Future of Work”, this Willard W. Brown International Business Leadership seminar will feature Jon Foster-Pedley, dean and director, Henley Business School Africa, and chair for the Association of African Business Schools, who will discuss leadership and the future of work. The session will be moderated by Samer Atallah, associate professor of economics and associate dean for Graduate Studies and Research, AUC School of Business.
Moataz Al Alfi Hall
Mon 26, 4.30 - 6.30pm: As part of AUC’s continuous efforts in shaping a better, more sustainable world within Egypt and the region, AUC is participating in COP27 to support the agenda for climate action and continue its role in educating the public and diffusing innovation for a sustainable future. The session aims to introduce to the AUC community the master plan for events and activities at AUC pavilion at the Green Zone COP27.


Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St, off Al-Saliba St, Al-Khalifa District, Tel 02 2514 2581
Every Saturday and Tuesday, 1pm: Enshad Dini (religious chanting) workshop by Munshid Mahmoud Al-Tohamy.
Every Sunday and Thursday, 4pm: The singing workshop of Amir Taz Palace Choir.

Beit Al-Harrawi (The Arab Oud House)
Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174
Every Saturday, 3pm: Teaching music theories to students applying to professor Marwa Abdel-Moneim.
Teaching reading musical notes for beginners, by Professor Elham El-Hajj, 4pm.
Saturday and Wednesday of every week, 4pm - 8pm: Teaching the sections of the Arab Oud House (the oud, and the mandolin).

The Child Creativity Centre (Beit Al-Aini)
Al-Azhar district, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2514 2990
Every Saturday, 10am: Chess tournament for kids with Hoda Salah. A workshop for the children’s choir of Beit Al-Aini, supervised by Iman Suleiman, 11am. “Yalla Music” workshop for teaching musical instruments by Hebat Allah Bahaa, 1.30pm. Workshops for auditions and theatrical acting supervised by Mohamed Ezzat, 4.30pm.
Sunday of every week, 12pm: Art and etiquette workshop by Rahma Mohsen.
Every Monday, 10am: Glove puppets making workshop by artist Rahma Mahgoub.
Wednesday of every week, 2pm: “Decorations”, visual art workshops.

Diwan Bookstore
Novelist Reem Bassiouny will sign her new book Alhalawany… Trilogy of the Fatimid in the following days at Diwan Bookstore’s branches.    
Downtown Mall, Al-Tagamoaa Alkhamis
Thurs 22, 6pm
Capital Business Park, El-Sheikh Zayed, 0122 1503483
Fri 23, 6pm
105, Abu Bakr El-Seddiq St, Heliopolis, Misr Algedida, Tel 02 2690 8184/85/ 0122 6000168
Sat 24, 6pm
159, 26th of July St, Zamalek, Tel 01222 40 7084
Sat 1 Oct, 6pm

Talaat Harb Cultural Centre Al-Sayyeda Nafissa St, Zeinhom area, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174 Every Monday, 1pm: Art workshop, teaching drawing supervised by Rahma Mohsen.
Every Saturday, 12pm: Artistic skills development workshop with Sarah El-Guindy. Embroidery art workshop with Amany Reda, 2pm.
Every Sunday, 12pm: Wax making workshop with professor Dalia El-Sherbiny.
Every Wednesday, 2pm: Arabic calligraphy workshop with Mohamed Fawzy.
Every Friday, 2pm: Doll making workshop with Rahma Mahgoub.
Saturday and Wednesday of every week: a workshop (integration) for Talaat Harb choir team and people with special abilities, 1pm.
Every Thursday, 1pm: Reading and narration workshop.
Every Saturday, 12pm: Artistic workshops and skills development for people with special abilities, supervised by professor Dalia El-Sherbiny.
Every Sunday, 8pm: “Information and Question” an online workshop and “Book of Delivery”, a book summary on the center’s Facebook and WhatsApp pages.


Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
Main Hall
Thurs 29, 8pm: Poetry recital by Hisham Elgakh.

   *A version of this article appears in print in the 22 September, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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