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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,...
Inclusive Citizenship is a dream of many people in our world today. The definition of inclusive citizenship, as I understand it, is the granting of full rights of citizenship to all people regardless of their religion, ethnicity, gender, color, socio-economic status etc. It signifies not just...
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.
Introduction: Inclusive citizenship seeks to go beyond the intellectual debates of recent years on democratization and participation to explore a related set of issues around changing conceptions of citizenship. Peoples’ understandings of what it means to be a citizen go to the heart of various...
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...
This is the transcript of the presentation H.E. Bishop Dr. Yohanna Qulta (84) gave at the Webinar on Inclusive Citizenship on September 26, 2020. This transcript was made by Shady Saleh elSherif. Before Bishop Qulta became a priest he was teaching philosophy at Cairo University, Egypt. He is a...
Dutch journalist and Arabist Eildert Mulder is deeply impressed by the book Ihya ‘Ulum al-Din’ [Iḥyā’ ‘Ulūm al-Dīn] by the medieval Islamic scholar Abu Hamid al-Ghazali [Abū Ḥāmid al-Ghazālī] (c. 1058 – 19 December 1111), parts of which have great value for those who wish to understand human...
It is important to realize that there is not one narrative about the position of Christians in Egypt. Depending on where you stand, each narrative can seem plausible. That is what makes understanding Egypt so difficult.
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of majority, it is the time to pause and reflect”   Questions are always asked. Who is better? Who will win? What’s next? Do we need to emigrate? Why there are conflicts? Are the Egyptians aware enough to avoid these questions? Or do they skip points like...

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