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Don't miss Diwan Bookstore's Latin American Literature Week
Published in Ahram Online on 25 - 05 - 2021

American University in Cairo
Wed 2, 7-8pm (GMT+2): "Impact Investing and Inclusive Capital Markets", join this session of the Gerhart Center Webinar Series featuring Margot Brandenburg, senior programme officer, Mission Investments at Ford Foundation.
The session will discuss the size of impact investing and 'sustainable' finance markets, types of actors in the field (asset managers: bespoke managers, mainstream managers with impact products, versus asset owners: HNI individuals, banks, pension funds, foundations, companies), recent developments in practice, policy and regulation, and norms, as well as challenges facing the industry. Brandenburg will talk about Ford Foundation as an impact investor.
The webinar will also take a look at the relationship between impact investing and the rest of the capital markets. In addition, she will explain regional variations and trends in the US, Europe, China, and the MENA region.
The link is http://e.cglink.me/2kZ/r300053544

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Small Hall
Sun 30, 8pm: A seminar on the development of the path of the Holy Family's journey in Egypt, organised by the Supreme Council of Culture.

Diwan Bookstore
Latin American Literature Week
Diwan bookstores' first collaboration with 15 Latin American embassies in Cairo, Egypt, to celebrate the enriching literature of Latin America. For a duration of one week, starting 23 May until 30 May, Diwan will be hosting a live virtual launching event and eight live talks with inspiring writers and scholars from different Latin American countries. All the talks will be in English and will be streamed live on Diwan's Facebook and Twitter pages. To be translated into Arabic soon.

Schedule of the Latin American Literature Week:
Thurs 27, 8pm: Julián Fuks from Brazil, is interviewed by Egyptian novelist Rasha Samir, to talk about his novel Resistance.
Fri 28, 8pm: Laura Esquivel from Mexico will talk about her novel Like Water for Chocolate, to be interviewed by Diwan team, led by Layal Al-Rustom.
Sat 29, 8pm: The Colombian James Cañón's novel Tales from the Town of Widows: And Chronicles from the Land of Men will be discussed by Nada El Shabrawy from Diwan.
Sun 30, 8pm: Presentation on Uruguayan writer, philosopher, and educator José Enrique Rodó (1872-1917), on his 150th birth anniversary, by member of the Rodonian Society of Uruguay Professor Alejandro Cásares.


French Cultural Institute
The Institute has launched its new website at the beginning of 2021. You can visit it through this link: www.ifegypte.com
The new website is carefully designed to meet your requirements and facilitate access to information. It is also fast, easy to use, and offers a variety of content and new ways to communicate with the institute. With one click, you can view the spaces devoted to French language courses, Arabic language courses, various events in all branches (exhibitions, conferences, and cultural events). In addition to contacting the institute directly by sending your messages to any of its sectors through its website. If you have difficulty completing the French language courses at the headquarters of the French Institute in Egypt in Mounira, Heliopolis, New Cairo, Sheikh Zayed and Alexandria, you can continue them online. It takes the health of its customers very seriously and has implemented strict health measures to provide you with the best possible educational conditions. Wearing a mask is mandatory for all and physical spacing is respected in the classroom and in the building.
For more information flock to the institute's website[email protected].
You can choose the branch you prefer and see the French language courses for adults and children that are appropriate for you and register there. You can also call the institute at the following numbers: 01205558639/01227484951/
01222196984, from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.


Italian Cultural Institute
Italy is celebrating the 700th death anniversary of Dante Alighieri, from 12 March to 4 July 2021. So, the Italian Institute continues to post videos in Arabic with translations from Dante Alighieri's masterpiece The Divine Comedy to bring the Arab-speaking public closer to the work of the supreme poet. Videos are directed by Giabluca Barbadori, with the special participation of Ashraf Farouk, Amir Salaheddin, Sherine Hegazy, and Sara El-Mokadem.
After the presentation of the new Cairo Milano Design platform, in collaboration with Al-Ahram Organisation and El Beit Magazine and FuoriSalone.it, the focus of the Italian Cultural Institute continues on design. The IIC Director Davide Scalmani interviews, online in May, the young Egyptian designer Nano Mahgoub about her artistic and professional experience in Milan as an example of creativity between Italy and Egypt.

*A version of this article appears in print in the 27 May, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly


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