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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...
Dear Sir, When I started my journey from India, I had a few apprehensions, few worries, few concerns and a lot of hopes. Over the time, the apprehensions and worries blurred, concerns vanished although my hopes grew stronger. Hopes to venture into something adventurous, hopes to learn something new...
As an Italian who has lived in Alexandria of Egypt for one year, every time I go back to this Mediterranean city, I feel extremely welcomed. Many inhabitants of Alexandria are willing to share with me their experience of interaction with the numerous Italians that once lived in that city. Similarly...
On Thursday, September 12, the Cairo Research Center, located in the All Saints' Cathedral buildings in Zamalek, organized a summer workshop dedicated to the topic of Conflict Resolution and Negotiation. The day began with an introduction on the Center for Arab-West Understanding and its most...
This is the third and last article of Junghoon Lee about how Korea is dealing with Muslim immigrants. You can find the links of the previous two parts here and here. Korea is generally not very friendly to such immigrants. Junghoon was deeply impressed reading Fabio Geda’s book ‘Nel mare ci sono i...
For the first time in years we had one of our student interns questioned and detained by Egyptian police for one day which has resulted in questions from a number of our relations. It all turned out to be a very unfortunate misunderstanding, but it nevertheless was very unpleasant for our student....
I had a chance to be employed as an intern at Arab-West Report between February 24 and March 20, 2019. The internship was supposed to last six weeks but due to an unfortunate situation I experienced, I had to leave the country two weeks earlier. I explained editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman what...
Two interns visited the families of Eritrean students who will start their education at the CAWU-Learning Center on August 26, 2019. The families told them about the hardships in Eritrea and how they were able to travel overland to Egypt. All these families have UNHCR cards and are thus legally in...
The Center for Arab-West Understanding Learning Center accepted 15 Eritrean refugee students for the academic year 2019-2020 and asked Samuel McVicar and me to visit their families. This resulted in an article for Arab-West Report and these photos. All families have to get by with very little money...

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