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Writing about topics based on the Middle East is a personal hobby of mine which is why I felt certain that working with CAWU suited my interests the most. I have been fascinated by the history, culture, and politics of the Middle East from a young age. British-born to Iraqi parents – and a native...
 Time flies, it has been three months now that I have been interning at CAWU. 
During my time in Siwa I happened to find myself diving into the unique local cultural heritage and a society, abundant in distinct customs, traditions andan own particular language called Siwias being the descendants of the Berbers, North Africa´s original inhabitants. 
“I really wanted to stay longer but a fellow student called me to return to Cairo since work at university had started. This was a most unusual trip that I had. It is an important experience that I really recommend to others. It is like a full self development and increasing your knowledge...
As an intern at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation, my main aim has been to foster intercultural relations between the West and the Arab world. Integrated in a research team, I had the opportunity to delve into precise topics (such as the issue of mosque building in Egypt), and...
        In Egypt, it is uncommon for Muslims to visit Christian places of worship, but Dina el-Bawab's recent internship at CIDT offered her an invaluable opportunity to catch a glimpse of life within the walls of a Christian orthodox monastery...
Two AWR interns investigate the news coverage of a dispute that took place in al-Tayyibah village, Minia. They analyzed the press reports of the incident and then look at the reconciliation sessions that took place in the wake of the conflict.
On November 14th a group of employees and interns working at CIDT visited the Monastery of Saint Macarius and the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy in Wādī al-Natrūn. Visiting the monasteries of Wādī al-Natrūn is an introduction in Coptic life and traditions. It provides us interns with a lot of...
A De-radicalization Conference was held on 2-3 December 2009 in the Golden Tulip Flamingo Hotel, Cairo. The conference was hosted by the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute. About 12 papers were presented, mostly by Egyptians, but with contributions from Norway, Denmark and the United Kingdom. In...
An Arab-West Report intern writes about the history and programs of the Salaam Centre for Medico-Social Services in Ezbet al-Nakhl district of Cairo. This center was formed and is run by a cooperation between Catholic and Coptic nuns.

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