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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...
Belgian intern Cleo Mampaey interned between January 17 and June 3, 2019, with the Center for Arab-West Understanding. During her internship, she visited Belgian prisoner Lesley Maras who has been in an Egyptian prison since 2006 because he had been so stupid to accept wrong counseling to take...
Cornelis Hulsman and interns of the Center for Arab-West Understanding have frequently contributed to the Maadi Messenger, a community magazine that is distributed in Maadi, Cairo, Egypt. This is also where the office of Arab-West Report is located. This time the Maadi Messenger asked Cornelis...
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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