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Published in Ahram Online on 07 - 07 - 2020

The American University in Cairo
Thurs 9, 4-5pm: “James Kettere in Discussion with Rana El- Kaliouby '98, '00”, join the School of Continuing Education for a talk with James Kettere, dean of SCE, and Rana El- Kaliouby '98, '00, CEO and co-founder of Affectiva, about her new book, Girl Decoded. “In a captivating memoir, an Egyptian American visionary and scientist provides an intimate view of her personal transformation as she follows her calling—to humanize our technology and how we connect with one another.” Join zoom meeting
Meeting ID: 963 6554 7065
Password: 937592
Sat 11, 8-10pm: “Ladies of Letters: Noha Abou-Khatwa”,
Historian Noha Abou-Khatwa is the second speaker for the July TYPE talk series 'Ladies of Letters.' Stay tuned for this live talk with Abou-Khatwa on Instagram.
Abou-Khatwa is Adjunct Assistant Professor of Islamic Art and Architecture at the AUC. Her main research interests include the manuscript culture and architecture of the Medieval Muslim world, with a focus on the Mamluk era. She writes about epigraphy, calligraphy and Qur'an manuscripts. She is currently doing research on two prominent 14th century Mamluk calligraphers, and on inscribed Mamluk metalwork.
Mon 13, 3-4pm: “Philanthropy in a Crisis: Truths Revealed” onlinewebinar features Phil Buchanan, President of Centre for Effective Philanthropy (CEP).
Tues 14, 3-4pm: “The Global Initiative on Decent Jobs for Youth”, online webinarintroduces Susana Puerto and Jonas Bausch, Youth Employment Officers at the International Labour Organization (ILO).
Wed 15, 2-3pm: “Promoting Accountable, Responsive and Inclusive Governance”, online webinar presents Paul Maassen, Chief, Country Support (CCS), Open Government Partnership. The three webinars above are part of the John D. Gerhart Center's webinar series with the aim of discussing concepts that are currently not mainstream and may, or perhaps should, become mainstream in the aftermath of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Cervantes Institute
The Virtual Reading Club of Cervantes Institute, which provides the opportunity to read and discuss a literary book via the Internet, continues in July.
The reading club is a platform to read a set of distinguished works from the Spanish and Latin American literature that speak the Spanish language.
TheInstitute in Cairo has also modified its course programme to suit the current circumstances by offering its courses online.

Goethe Institute
Goethe InstituteCairo offers its courses online. Try it for yourself and make sure that online courses lead to the same success as traditional classes. You can enjoy the institute's home-learning offers on its official website. On Onleihe, you can find German films, music and books for free. All information is readily available on the Corona page. The Goethe Institutewebsite is at

The Italian Cultural Institute
The Institute in Cairooffers daily multimedia content in several categories representative of the best of the Italian cultural industries, including literature, language, art, cinema, and archeology. To stay updated follow these digital contents and connect to the institute's official Facebook page: Italian Cultural Institute and Archaeological Center.
As for the teaching of the Italian language, the Institute continues to provide its students at home with courses covering all levels of the language taught.

*A version of this article appears in print in the 9 July, 2020 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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