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I had very mixed feelings about attending an intercultural summer school in Cairo which focused on Muslim-Christian relations. I have always had a complicated relationship with religion. Throughout my life God has always been abstract and absent. Perhaps I wouldn’t go as far as saying ‘God is dead...
How should we assess the endless stream of media reports and images that we are exposed to daily? On July 2, 2018, Matthew Sparks (M.A., Georgetown University) facilitated an important and evocative discussion of this question and introduced Arab-West Report, the massive electronic database...
Anna-Maria Horschig, Bachelor of Linguistics, University of Leipzig, came for an internship to the Center for Arab-West Understanding through AIESEC-Ain Shams University. AIESEC had a number of cancellations of internships at other organizations in Egypt which explains why we had this year more...
Arab-West Report intern Willem Helbing wrote the following article for the Maadi Messenger in 2016. Arab-West Report cooperates with the Maadi Messenger and as a consequence interns have frequently written articles for the Maadi Messenger. The Maadi Messenger agrees these articles are also used for...
In a quiet Maʿādi suburb in Cairo, Dr. Sammy Muthini Muthuka, Kenyan professor at the Africa Nazarene University, Nairobi, is set to give a two-part, two day lecture about conflict resolution and peace building. These took place on September 24, 2019 and October 1, 2019. His audience are mostly...
This internship at the Center for Arab-West Understanding between September 1, 2019-December 15, 2019was an obligatory part of Veronica Merlo’s studies at Sciences Po Paris PSIA, Master in International Security, Regional concentration: the Middle East. Thematic concentration: Media and Writing....
             Earlier this year, a group of five interns from Arab-West Report had the privilege of visiting emeritus professor Abdallah Schleifer at his home in Cairo. Prof. Schleifer is a prominent Middle East expert, former journalist, and leading Muslim intellectual who was among the group of...
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  Prof. Dr. Sami Faltas at the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU). 04-11-2019 From left to right: Prof. Faltas, Veronica Merlo, Madeleine Hall (interns), Kent Blaeser (database manager) and Cornelis Hulsman (director)   On Monday, November 4th, the team of the Center for Arab-West...
It is important to realize that there is not one narrative about the position of Christians in Egypt. Depending on where you stand, each narrative can seem plausible. That is what makes understanding Egypt so difficult.

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