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On the second day, summer school participants were privileged to learn from a member of the European Parliament, Bas Belder. 
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...
On the evening of 3rd July, the Summer School students watched the thought-provoking film One Hand: The Movie, an intense film focusing on Muslim-Christian relations in revolutionary Egypt, following the January 2011 bombing of the Coptic Orthodox Two Saints Church in the city of Alexandria.
On 5th July, Johan Snel delivered a lecture discussing freedom of expression and freedom of religion. Johan’s lecture focused primarily on the current dialogue of freedom of expression and religion in Dutch journalism, and the divisive effects they caused across the Islamic world and wider...
Social media sites were buzzing with heated discussions after circulating photos of a mosque under construction with pharaonic inscriptions and motifs in a village in al-Fayūm governorate, south of Cairo.
Various researchers and religious authorities are calling for an urgent examination of the phenomenon of Islamophobia in Western societies, after a 23-year-old man set fire to Arooj Shah's car, the first Muslim president of Oldham Council in northern England, with a Molotov cocktail.
The Sharqiyya Diocese announced the return of a Coptic girl, Raymonda Sameh [Raymūndā Sāmiḥ], after it was rumoured she disappeared under mysterious circumstances. Bishop Maqār, bishop of al-Sharqiyya, thanked the Ministry of Interior and the security services for the girl’s safe return.
The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the inauguration of the Virgin Mary Monastery in Mount Asyūt (known as the Monastery of Durunka). The opening ceremony of the monastery’s archaeological cave after its restoration witness the presence of Bishop Yūʾanis, bishop of Asyut along with a number of...
The Coptic Orthodox Church Media Center has released its latest project, sponsored by Pope Tawāḍrūs II of Alexandria. The project aims to photograph with 360-degree technology the landmarks of Egyptian historic churches in order to provide interactive tours of the ancient churches and monasteries.
Women’s issues and gender disparities have recently come to light on the screens, as movies fearlessly deal with a variety of issues that previously were silenced. These issues are found amid society and deserve to be discussed, treated, and highlighted. The film “I want a divorce” [Urīd Khulʿān]...

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