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Published in Ahram Online on 08 - 06 - 2021

American University in Cairo
Mon 14 June, 1-2pm (GMT+2): "How Do We Enhance the Policy and Legal Framework to Combat Violence Against Women?", is part of the AUC SpeakUp Dialog Series.
It is a shame that acts of violence against women continue to thwart their freedom and advancement. Hear from the experts as they share their views on developing effective legal reform to prevent violence against women. Moderator of the talk is Nevine Ebeid, Researcher in Development and Gender Issues; Chair, New Woman Foundation, speakers: Soraya Bahgat '06, Consultant and Advocate for Women and Girls, Esther Waweru, Senior Legal Advisor Legal Equality, Equality Now, and Azza Soliman, Lawyer; Human Rights Defender; Founder, Centre for Egyptian Women's Legal Assistance. The event is conducted in Arabic with simultaneous translation into English. The event will be held completely online via Zoom. The link is
Mon 17, 7-8pm (GMT+2): "Humanitarian Logistics," join this webinar of the Gerhart Centre Webinar Series featuring Wojciech Piotrowicz, director of HUMLOG Institute and associate professor at Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki, Finland. As an associate professor in supply chain management and social responsibility, Piotrowicz's research is focused on supply chain, technology and performance metrics in various contexts, such as retail, including omnichannel, humanitarian and manufacturing. The link is

Cairo Opera House
Gezira Exhibition Grounds, Tel 02 2737 0602/2736 0361, box office 02 2739 0132/0144
Small Hall
Wed 16, 8pm: The Cairo Opera House's cultural salon.

French Cultural Institute
The Institute has launched its new website at the beginning of 2021. You can visit it through this link:
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.

French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
Thurs 10, 8pm: "A Taste for Books", an exceptional literary meeting with Maylis de Kerangal, a major figure in contemporary French literature. She is the author of several books that have marked our time and won numerous awards, such as Corniche Kennedy, Birth of a Bridge and Repairing the Living. It is translated into Arabic and published in Egypt by Dar Afaq. In this meeting, the author will encounter Egyptian writer May Telmissany and her translators Rawya Sadek and Shady El-Hosseini. She will read excerpts from her latest book, Canoës.
Thurs 17, 7-8pm: "Music and Psychology", an online debate café on the impact of music on our daily life, on our moods and on our emotions. It's held on the occasion of the music festival. Debate moderated by Ophélie Quevreux, FLE teacher. Register by email: [email protected], or call 01229886928.

Italian Cultural Institute
Italy is celebrating the 700th death anniversary of Dante Alighieri, from 12 March to 4 July 2021. On the occasion of Dante's anniversary, the deadline for the competition for schools and universities extended to 17 June, for more information, go to the IIC website. Also, 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.

Manasterly Palace
1 Al-Malek Al-Saleh St, Al-Roda Island, Manial, Tel 02 2363 1467
The International Music Centre
Fri 11, 8pm (Free entry): Lecture 11 on music appreciation by composer and conductor Hisham Gabr. The lecture is intended for a non-professional audience. With the application of the necessary health measures.

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