American University in Cairo
Saturday May 7, 1-5 p.m., Hybride, Alwaleed Hall and live stream:
“Functional Competencies: Revisiting Accuracy and Fluency in the Communicative Language Teaching Model,” is the theme of the Department of Arabic Language Teaching’s annual workshop, where its faculty members share their experience in subject of Arabic language pedagogy. The workshop program will be shared with registered participants shortly before the workshop. Registration is required via this link https://e.cglink.me/2kZ/r300068303
42 Al-Oroba St, off Beirut St, Misr Al-Gedida, Tel 011 42464426
Mon 16, 5:30 pm: The Heliopolis Public Library organized, in cooperation with the Introduction of the Business Development Agency, a seminar on “Services of the Small and Micro Business Development Agency”.
Services provided through the Business Development Agency – financial and non-financial services – with an explanation of Law 152 on the facilitation of micro-enterprises. Come learn about the free Start Your Project workshop in cooperation with the Enterprise Development Authority.
Italian cultural institute
Italy celebrated the 700th anniversary of Dante Alighieri’s death in 2021. The Italian Institute continues to release videos in Arabic with translations of Dante Alighieri’s masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, to bring Arabic-speaking audiences closer to the work of the supreme poet. The videos are directed by Giabluca Barbadori, with the special participation of Ashraf Farouk, Amir Salaheddin, Sherine Hegazy and Sara El-Mokadem.
Rawabet Art Space
3, rue Hussien El Meaamar ext. from Mahmoud Basiouny Street, Talaat Harb Square, Downtown
Friday 29, 9:30 p.m.: An intimate night of tales and comic reflections with the famous Saudi writer Amal El-Harby. She will share stories of her battles and experiences as a woman living in Saudi Arabia, while explaining her unique philosophy of life. The story of a woman who fought her way through after hitting rock bottom.
*A version of this article appeared in the April 28, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.