CEDEJ Seminar on Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 11am

On Tuesday, February 27, 2024 at 11am, Yasmine Tarek Ismail and Mina Ibrahim will present their research project: Shubra’s Archive: Community Archive as Vernacular Academic Critique Abstract Shubra’s Archive (Sard for History and Social Research) is an independent archival community located in Cairo’s northern neighborhood of Shubra. Its creation in May 2021 began a mission…

CEDEJ Seminar on Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 11am

  On Tuesday, February 13, 2024 at 11am at CEDEJ, Martin Stokes, Yara Salahiddeen , Sophie Frankford, Rim Irscheid will present their research project Beyond 1932: Rethinking musical modernity in the MENA region. Abstract The Cairo Congress of Arab Music in 1932 brought together musicians and musicologists from across the post-Ottoman world and involved the…

Press Review City, Mobility, Environment – September/October 2023

City New Cities At the World Population Conference held in Cairo in September, President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi said that 24 new cities had been built to absorb population growth. In Al-Borsa, real estate experts believe that the Nile Delta region offers numerous investment opportunities and will become the leading destination for developers within five years,…

EGYCLASS Conference on Rural Worlds and Social Classes, November 19-20 at IFAO

  Scientific Committee: Yasmine Ahmed Moataz, Florian Bonnefoi, Nada El-Kouny, Saker ElNour, Vanessa Lehmann, Idunn Lüllau Holthe, Mohammed Mohieddin, Reem Saad, Salwa Salman, Kawkab Tawfiq, Marie Vannetzel. Organization: Florian Bonnefoi, Idunn Lüllau Holthe, Marie Vannetzel. Organized by the Egyclass network and the CEDEJ. The main objective of this conference on “Rural worlds and social classes…