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American University in Cairo
Sun 25, 6-7:30 p.m. (online event): “Understanding and Coping with Anxiety”, anxiety serves many purposes, but when excessive, it is detrimental to our well-being. Where to draw the line between healthy and problematic anxiety? How do you deal with excessive worries? Is it time to seek professional support? Join this workshop to learn more about anxiety and how to deal with it. The link is
Mon 26, 7-8pm (online event): “Financing Nature: Pro-Environmental Behavior Change” is a session from the Gerhart Center webinar series featuring Vian Sharif, founder of the news platform on nature and biodiversity NatureAlpha, and head of sustainability at FNZ Group.
Tuesday 27, 6-7pm (GMT+2) (online event): “Discovery at Rosetta”, a virtual book conference with British historian and journalist Jonathan Downs celebrating the bicentenary of the decipherment of the Rosetta Stone in 1822 You can register via Expand
Discovery at Rosetta: Revealing Ancient Egypt by Jonathan Downs is published by AUC Press (2020) and is available for sale worldwide at major bookstores and online booksellers.
AUC New Cairo
Room P087, Abdul Latif Jameel Room
Monday 26, 1-2pm: “How to Become a Comprehensive Leader in the Future of Work”, this Willard W. Brown Seminar on International Business Leadership will feature Jon Foster-Pedley, Dean and Director, Henley Business School Africa, and President of the Association of African Business Schools, who will discuss leadership and the future of work. The session will be moderated by Samer Atallah, Associate Professor of Economics and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, AUC School of Business.
Moataz Al Alfi Room
Monday 26, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.: As part of the AUC’s continued efforts to shape a better and more sustainable world in Egypt and the region, the AUC is participating in COP27 to support the climate action agenda and continue its role in public education and dissemination of innovation for a sustainable future. The session aims to introduce the AUC community to the blueprint for events and activities at the AUC Pavilion during COP27 of the Green Zone.

Amir Taz Palace
27 Al-Syoufiya St., near Al-Saliba St., Al-Khalifa District, Tel. 02 2514 2581
Every Saturday and Tuesday, 1 p.m.: Enshad Dini workshop (religious songs) by Munshid Mahmoud Al-Tohamy.
Every Sunday and Thursday, at 4 p.m.: The singing workshop of the Amir Taz Palace Choir.

Beit Al-Harrawi (the Arab house of the oud)
Mohamed Abdu St, behind Al-Azhar Mosque, Tel 02 2510 4174
Every Saturday, 3 p.m.: Teaching music theory to students applying to Professor Marwa Abdel-Moneim.
Teaching of reading musical notes for beginners, by Professor Elham El-Hajj, 4 p.m.
Saturday and Wednesday of each week, 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.: Teaching of the sections of the Arab Oud House (the oud, and the mandolin).

Children’s Creativity Center (Beit Al-Aini)
Al-Azhar district, behind the Al-Azhar mosque, Tel 02 2514 2990
Every Saturday, 10 a.m.: Chess tournament for children with Hoda Salah. A workshop for the Beit Al-Aini children’s choir, supervised by Iman Suleiman, 11am. “Yalla Music” workshop for the teaching of musical instruments by Hebat Allah Bahaa, 1:30 p.m. Audition and theatrical acting workshops supervised by Mohamed Ezzat, 4.30 p.m.
Sunday of each week, 12 noon: Art and etiquette workshop by Rahma Mohsen.
Every Monday at 10 a.m.: Glove puppet making workshop by the artist Rahma Mahgoub.
Wednesdays of each week, at 2 p.m.: “Decorations”, visual arts workshops.

Diwan Bookstore
The novelist Reem Bassiouny will sign her new book Alhalawany… Trilogy of the Fatimids in the coming days in the branches of the Diwan Bookstore.
Downtown Mall, Al-Tagamoa Alkhamis
Thursday 22, 6 p.m.
Capital Business Park, El-Sheikh Zayed, 0122 1503483
Fri 23, 6 p.m.
105, Abu Bakr El-Seddiq St, Heliopolis, Misr Algedida, Tel 02 2690 8184/85/ 0122 6000168
Sat 24, 6 p.m.
159 July 26th Street, Zamalek, tel. 01222 40 7084
Sat., Oct. 1, 6 p.m.

Talaat Harb Cultural Center Al-Sayyeda Nafissa Street, Zeinhom District, Tel 02 2362 2647/ 2362 8174 Every Monday, 1 p.m.: Art workshop, drawing lessons supervised by Rahma Mohsen.
Every Saturday, 12 p.m.: Artistic skills development workshop with Sarah El-Guindy. Embroidery art workshop with Amany Reda, 2 p.m.
Every Sunday, 12 p.m.: Wax-making workshop with Professor Dalia El-Sherbiny.
Every Wednesday, 2 p.m.: Arabic calligraphy workshop with Mohamed Fawzy.
Every Friday, 2 p.m.: Doll-making workshop with Rahma Mahgoub.
Saturday and Wednesday of each week: a workshop (integration) for the Talaat Harb choir team and people with disabilities, 1 p.m.
Every Thursday, 1 p.m.: Reading and storytelling workshop.
Every Saturday at 12 p.m.: Artistic and advanced workshops for people with disabilities, supervised by Professor Dalia El-Sherbiny.
Every Sunday, at 8 p.m.: “Information and Questions” an online workshop and “Book of Delivery”, a summary of the book on the centre’s Facebook and WhatsApp pages.


Alexandrina Library
Chatby, Alexandria 21526, Tel (03) 4839999
main hall
Thursday 29, 8 p.m.: Poetry recital by Hisham Elgakh.

*A version of this article appeared in the September 22, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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