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On 28th June, the summer school group took an excursion to Sekem farm, an organic farm in the Egyptian desert, around 60km North East of Cairo. The students were there to discover the Sekem ethos, sustainable development with a holistic approach, and experience the living and learning intercultural...
On Friday 29th July, the summer school students went back in time to explore the strikingly unique and enigmatic ancient Egyptian culture. As inquisitive students, I think that we all share an interest in the past, and we were therefore curious to delve into the mysterious and majestic lives of the...
Dr. Majdī Manṣūr, general directory for Conservation and Renovation in the Ministry of Antiquities and an adviser to the Coptic cultural center in Cairo is presenting a research paper entitled, “The Coptic Museum: Challenges and Accomplishments.” His participation comes among one of the first...
  The students of the Learning Center at the Citadel of Qaitbay. Photo by Cornelis Hulsman   Sun, sea and blue sky   When the students of the Learning Center of the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) arrived in Alexandria on the morning of Friday, November 8, they could not but being...
A number of people interested in the history and heritage of the town of al-Quṣayr along  the Red Sea have launched a campaign to include the smallest church in Egypt on a list of Coptic antiquities and save it from disrepair. The calls come nearly 103 years after the church's construction by...
Archaeologist Dr. ʿAbd al-Raḥīm Rayḥān, general director of research and archaeological studies and scientific publishing in South Sinai, has presented a research paper entitled, “al- Wādī Monastery in Ṭawr, Sinai: a study of the architecture and artifacts recovered from the monastery,” which was...
This article discusses the third annual Coptic Studies Symposium at the University of Toronto (U of T), and its importance. 
  The visual artist Injī Aflāṭūn, whose birthday was honored by Google Doodle, was born on April 16th, 1924, and passed away on April 1989.
British newspaper "Daily Mail" published a photo report of the Notre Dame Cathedral in the French capital of Paris, after the civil defense extinguished the fire that broke out in the historic building last night.
The events of the story of the Hunchback of Notre Dame, written by Victor Hugo in an ancient cathedral aged 850 years, took place in the French capital of Paris, where Esmeralda and Quasimodo lived.

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