ABC:A lesson in History | May 23 at 11am

ABC:A lesson in History  Tuesday 23 May 2023 11 AM – Cairo local time The CEDEJ invites you to a talk by Lara Baladi. Baladi will present her long-term research, Vox Populi (2011–ongoing) an archive and lexicon of iconography of global social movements. Lara Baladi is an Egyptian-Lebanese multi-disciplinary artist, archivist. Since2015, she has been a Lecturer at MIT’s Art, Culture, and Technology Program.

Roundtable: Hunger for the Desert | 18.04.23, 3-5pm

Hunger for the Desert:  Food, Agri-Capitalism and the Environment in Egypt  Roundtable convened and hosted by CEDEJ (Cairo, Egypt)  18 April 2023, 3-5pm Cairo time Invited speakers Marion Dixon, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Point Park University Yomna El Sharony, PhD Student in Sociology, Cornell University Jeannie Sowers, Professor of Political Sciences and International Affairs, University…

Midan Mounira:”Informal Settlements: Climate Champions, Urban Recyclers, and Waste Managers” |29 Janvier 2023

“Informal Settlements: Climate Champions, Urban Recyclers, and Waste Managers” Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. (Cairo time), at the French Institute of Egypt Abstract Informal settlements in megacities have become home to millions of informal recyclers. The connection between public health, clean cities and the places where these people live have become inextricably intertwined.…

SPACEPOL workshop | 10 January 2023

The SPACEPOL workshop « Space And Politics: Capital Cities As Instruments Of Political Struggle And Power » which will be held on the 10th of January, 2023 at the CEDEJ. Please find here the program and the Zoom link invitation. Visit the website for more information about the SPACEPOL project.  

Who We Are

The Center for Economic, Legal, and Social Studies and Documentation (CEDEJ) was created in 1968 thanks to an agreement between France and Egypt. The center is the heir of the French School of Law in Cairo (1890-1956), whose library it partly preserved. CEDEJ is a multidisciplinary research center working on contemporary Egypt from within the…