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The full program schedule for the Summer Webinar (July 2020).
Program Summer school 2019 The Center for Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with the Anglican Diocese of Egypt Program title: Moving Forward Together: Muslims and Christians together in Egyptian Society Period: July 2-July 6 and July 8. Sunday July 7 was a day off. Organized by the SGP,...
On September 30, 2019 the Center for Arab-West Understanding applied to the SGP for a summer school between June 22 and July 2. Due to the coronavirus crisis this was changed in April into a summer webinar on June 22-24.
The summer webinar of June 22-24, 2020, is supported by the Shiraka Program of the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs that aims to promote democratization, strengthening the rule of law and good governance, and promoting employment in countries in the Middle East and North Africa.  Modern Egypt has...
Dina Bouchkouch, a Muslim Moroccan- French student, interned twice at the Center for Arab-West Understanding, once in 2017 and again in 2019. In 2017 Dina came to know Egyptian Christianity. She wrote about Saint Simon the Tanner’s Monastery and went with Chinese intern Shangyun Shen to Maghagha,...
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...
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...
I - Jordan: Jordan has a unique experience when it comes to interfaith dialogue. This has to do with history and components of the Jordanian people. Christians in Jordan consider themselves to be Arab Bedouins, descendants of the Ghassanids. They were never considered as foreigners, Crusaders or...
In evaluating the webinar Dr. Matthew Anderson appreciated the work done but said we should also address secularism. People often question religions for this and that. “Secularism is often given a free pass in these conversations as if there aren’t questions we can ask about secularism, as if there...
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...

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