​Don’t miss AUC’s Gerhart Centre webinar with Nour Halabi

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 7 Feb 2023

Nour Halabi
Nour Halabi


American University in Cairo

New Cairo Campus

Wed 15, 7-8pm (Online): “Radical Hospitality-American Policy, Media, and Immigration” session of the Gerhart Centre Webinar Series will feature Nour Halabi, assistant professor of media and communication at the University of Leeds. The session will discuss the speaker’s book titled Radical Hospitality: American Policy, Media, and Immigration, which re-imagines the ethical relationship of host societies towards newcomers by applying the concept of hospitality to two specific realms that impact the lives of immigrants in the United States: policy and media. She will present during the session a historical policy and media discourse analysis of immigration regulation and media coverage during three periods of US history: the 1880s and the Chinese Exclusion Act, the 1920s and the National Origins Act and the 2000s and the Muslim travel ban. The link is https://e.cglink.me/2kZ/r300086212



Italian Cultural Institute

3 El-Sheikh El Marsafy St, Zamalek, Tel 02 2735 5423/2735 8791
The Registration for face-to-face/online conversation courses is open (session Ramadan 2023). (Ramadan 2023 session) is open from10 to 25 February 2023, for more information write to [email protected]


El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

Wisdom Hall

Sat 11, 6pm: “A Stop of Marketing”, a lecture by Adham Hossam, who will talk about marketing as a flashing, exciting and dynamic field that fits for all. He will offer a fun yet fruitful experience with a flow of information that will push you forward in your career. Hossam is currently a lecturer and official trainer at the Faculty of Mass Communication, Cairo University and at the Canadian International College, and has his own marketing agency.



Tahrir Cultural Centre (TCC) 

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

Oriental Hall

Sat 11, 7-10pm: “Narrating the Self: A Conversation with Fatima Qandil and Nadia Kamel”, why are today’s readers so eager to hear other people’s stories? And what do these narratives add to our understanding of the reality hidden from us? The talk will reflect on these and other questions in the presence of poet and novelist Fatima Qandil, and director and novelist Nadia Kamel, moderated by professor of English literature Hala Kamal and Sahar El-Mogui, assistant professor of the American Studies at the Faculty of Arts, Cairo University.  

Wed 15, 6:30pm-8pm: “Development in a Time of Crisis”,

a discussion by Alfredo Saad Filho, prominent Brazilian economist, Professorial Research Associate at the Department of Development Studies, SOAS University of London, to probe how international development can be thought of at a time of global economic and political crises. It aims to identify limitations in current policies and sketch alternatives to navigate these challenging times.




Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999 

Main Hall

Fri 10, 7pm: Poetry recital by Amr Hassan

BA Conference Centre, Multipurpose Hall

Sat 11, 10am: “Alexandria Career Day” is organized by the BA through the International Communications Department, and in cooperation with the Egyptian German Centre for Jobs, Migration and Reintegration, and I Career company. 

In this context, you are invited to join a full-day professional journey through various panel discussions, professional workshops, and a series of lectures that present the forms and requirements of the labor market development in Egypt and the mechanism of keeping pace with this development in order to make the most of the human resources in society.

* A version of this article appears in print in the 9 February, 2023 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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