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CIDT’s Jayson Casper meets Upper Egyptian journalist Nermine Ridā, who tells of the difficulties faced by journalists in the region, and her drive for rigorous journalistic integrity, in addition to commenting on expatriate Coptic reporting. Article full text: On December 15-16, 2009, the Center...
On November 14th a group of employees and interns working at CIDT visited the Monastery of Saint Macarius and the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy in Wādī al-Natrūn. Visiting the monasteries of Wādī al-Natrūn is an introduction in Coptic life and traditions. It provides us interns with a lot of...
Dr. Nadia Mustafá, professor of international relations and director of the Program for Civilizational Studies and Dialogue at Cairo University, shares her thoughts about building civil society. The following is a summary of her discussion with Mr. Jayson Casper from the Center for Intercultural...
Cornelis Hulsman, AWR, CIDT, and CAWU co-founder re-locates to Europe, remains editor-in-chief of AWR, in forward-looking period of change and renewal.
Cornelis Hulsman revisited Banī Walīms and Maghagha with a group of interns and Jielis van Baalen, now managing director of CIDT. The objective of the visit was to investigate the present state of Muslim-Christian relations seven years after Banī Walīms suddenly gained media prominence when a...
Based on the lectures given at the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute symposium on de-radicalization and dis-engagement in December 2009 one of the CIDT interns, Vivien Molinengo wrote this paper on societal collapse and radicalization. He argues that the notion of societal collapse was a leitmotif...
A De-radicalization Conference was held on 2-3 December 2009 in the Golden Tulip Flamingo Hotel, Cairo. The conference was hosted by the Danish-Egyptian Dialogue Institute. About 12 papers were presented, mostly by Egyptians, but with contributions from Norway, Denmark and the United Kingdom. In...
Prominent academic translator Noureddine Zouitni gave a lecture at the Goethe Institute in Cairo and a workshop at CIDT. This is a report on the lecture and the workshop.
This brief paper was written as part of the academic writing skills seminar that was heldat the CIDT office in April 2009. The paper focuses on the first draft of the Muslim Brotherhood’s political platform.
Professor Harald Suermann visited the CIDT office and delivered a lecture about Christian attitudes toward Muslims during the Umayad era. An article also reflects on a Gallup poll that states that Egypt is the most religious country in the world.

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