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Amin Makram Ebeid's review of Jayson Casper's ZIVIC paper on peacebuilding in Egypt (AWR 2010 Week 2 Article 2)
AWR Editor-in-Chief presents a paper on peace building, focusing on the work of CIDT, AWR and the ZIVIC project. The paper discusses the role of the media, governance and identity in interreligious conflict in Egypt, incorporating how the Arab-West Group can help in terms of study and...
CIDT’s Jayson Casper discusses the role of the difficulties surrounding church building in perpetuating interreligious conflict in Egypt, referring to the example set by Fr. Yu’annis.              
CIDT’s Jayson Casper speaks to Sheikh Ahmad al-Sayih, a professor of Islamic doctrine at Al Azhar University who is originally from the governorate of Qena, about the attacks against Coptic Christians in Nag Hamadi.      
On Monday 15th February, the AWR team held a meeting in our office with a member of Bishop Marcos’ delegation which had travelled to Nag Hammadi, who wished to remain unidentified. We met this source through an earlier visit with Bishop Marcos, in order to discuss our organization’s proper response...
Bishop Marqus, Coptic Orthodox Bishop of Shubrā-al-Khaymah held an interview with the Cairo-based Danish photo-journalist Flemming Weiss Andersen and Jayson Casper, the international coordinator for the ZIVIC peacemaking initiative at the Center for Arab West Understanding (CAWU). During the...
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...
In a workshop organized by the Center for Arab West Understanding, representatives of sixteen Egyptian non-governmental organizations discussed the challenges involved in increasing their participation in the evolution of civil society. Article full text: In a workshop organized by the Center for...
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.
In this article, Jayson Casper argues that some of the media reporting on the recent sectarian incident that took place in Daryūt, in Upper Egypt was sensationalist. He believes that newspapers use eye-catching headlines to draw readers in even though this can mean exaggerating the actual events...

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