Oct 18, 2015 5:30–7:30pm
|Venue:||Townhouse / Rawabet Space for Performing Arts|
|Address:||Nabarawy Street, off Champollion, Downtown|
Launch of the fifth Cairobserver issue titled "University"
This issue of Cairobserver invites writes with diverse backgrounds to reflect on related questions such as architectural education, reform of higher education in Egypt, the evolution of parallel/alternative education in Egypt, the problematic of the relationship between authorities and university faculty that impacts the shape of our cities and daily lives in general, the representation of university life in Arabic literature and in cinema, the development of fine arts education in Egypt, and the relationship between campuses and their surrounding neighborhoods. This is only a glance into the content of this issue.
For the launch we will be joined by a selection of writers who volunteered their articles in the issue:
Nabil El Hady: Professor of Architecture at Cairo University.
Farida Makar: Researcher and lecturer in the history of education at the American University in Cairo.
Ahmed Shawky: Artist, writer, director
Abeer Rabei: Assistant professor in Political Science department at Cairo University.
The discussion will be moderated by the editors of the issue, Mohamed Elshahed and Shaimaa Ashour.
Issue designer: Ahmed Hammoud (http://behance.net/hammoud)
Discussion will be in Arabic.
Copies (72 pages) are distributed free of charge