Historic Cairo Storytelling Walk: Darb Qirmiz and Around (Jul 26th)

Another Storytelling Walk in Historic Cairo.
Recycling in Medieval Cairo, the soundscape of the Islamic Medina, the art scene in El-Khoronfosh, these are some of the themes we talked about as we walked around el-Bab el-Akhdar, Khan Jaafar, Bayt al-Qadi, Darb Qirmiz, el-Khoronfosh, Khan Abu Taqiyya, al-Maqasis, Haret Wikalet Abu Zeid, el-Hamzawy and Zuqaq al-Midaq, among other places.

Lecture on the Egyptian Culture: Egypt between the Islamic & Coptic Cultures (Jul 21st)

Today I gave a lecture at Wikalat al-Kharroub at the heart of Fatimid Cairo, titled “Egypt, between the Islamic & the Coptic Cultures”. The program included:
– Egypt in the Shadow of the Crescent & the Cross (Storytelling)
– Postcards from Egypt (Slideshow)
– Reflections on the Current Situation
– Open Discussion

The lecture was organized in collaboration between ‘Pen Temple Pilots’, ‘For New Egypt Community’ and ‘FEDA Association’.