​Don’t miss Sir Magdy Yacoub’s conversation at the Tahrir Cultural Centre

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 10 Jan 2023

Sir Magdy Yacoub
Sir Magdy Yacoub


American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus 

Conference and Visitor Center 

Thurs 12, 12-2pm: AUC School of Business El-Khazindar Business Research and Case Center (KCC) will host a hybrid event to announce the winners of the Emerald - AUC School of Business Case Writing Competition 2022.
The event will also include a session titled “The Art of a Winning Case Study” to be delivered by Virginia Bodolica, professor of management at the American University of Sharjah, UAE, and the competition judge.



French Cultural Institute

Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800 

Media Library

Sun 15, 6.30-8pm: “World War I: Did it Serve Egypt's Interest?” Midan Mounira lecture will be given by Anne-Claire de Gayffier-Bonneville, an associate professor of history and lecturer in contemporary history at Inalco-University, Sorbonne Paris. It will be given in French with simultaneous translation in the hall. In the genesis of modern Egypt, the World War I constitutes a decisive stage that has long been under-estimated. Anne-Claire de Gayffier-Bonneville will show how the first shock of decolonization was prepared there in Egypt. The lecturer works on the history of the Nile Valley, Egypt and Sudan, in the 19th and 20th centuries.




Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

AUC’s Tahrir Campus, Al-Sheikh Rihan St, off Tahrir Square, Tel 02 2615 2694/01280009077

Ewart Memorial Hall and Livestream  

Tues 17, 6.30-7.30pm: “From the Heart: A Pioneer in Science and Philanthropy”, a conversation with Sir Magdy Yacoub, founder of The Magdy Yacoub Institute and Magdy Yacoub Heart Foundation; Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Imperial College London; President and Founder, Chain of Hope. It will be moderated by Khaled Ezzelarab '02, Associate Professor of Practice, Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, AUC.
The event is open to the public; seating will be on a first-comefirst-served basis, with livestreaming available on https://e.cglink.me/2kZ/r300083614

(AUC is a tobacco-free community. Smoking is only permitted in designated areas. A photo ID is required for entry. Facial recognition is required at all times.
All guests must be vaccinated. Please show your COVID-19 proof of vaccination or a negative antigen test at the gate).




Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

The BA’s Arts School Midyear Programme will begin from Saturday 21 January to Thursday 9 February at the Arts School Premises, Villa Roushdy. Registration is through the website: www.bibalex.org/artsschool 

A version of this article appears in print in the 12 January, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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