Sayyid Mahmoud

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Arts & Culture Curriculum Students Teaching

Novelist Taleb Alrefai Teaches the Art of Creative Writing Through Workshops

Sayyid Mahmoud | 07 Apr 2022

Arab students with a talent for creative writing find few opportunities to study the art at universities. The Kuwaiti novelist Taleb Alrefai is trying to fill that gap.

Arts & Culture Profiles Publishing

Iraqi Writer Ali Bader Ponders East-West Relationships and Islamophobia

Sayyid Mahmoud | 31 Mar 2022

In his latest book, “The Stranger’s Newspaper,” Ali Bader presents a wide-ranging series of conversations in search of intercultural dialogue.

Architecture Profiles

Architect Waleed Arafa Reflects on the Dilemma Facing Architecture Education

Sayyid Mahmoud | 30 Mar 2022

The Egyptian architect Waleed Arafa has recently won international competitions and prizes. He spoke to Al-Fanar Media about his work and his ideas for updating architecture education.

Arts & Culture Libraries Publishing Schools Students

Volunteer-Run Kindergarten in Upper Egypt Serves a Culturally Deprived Area

Sayyid Mahmoud | 02 Mar 2022

The Abdel Rahim Scientific Kindergarten provides educational and cultural services to deprived children in Deshna, south of Cairo. It won a national incentive award last fall.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts

Art Show Commemorates Nagy Shaker, Egyptian Puppet Master

Sayyid Mahmoud | 28 Feb 2022

Helwan University celebrates the career of the artist who made the puppets for the operetta “The Grand Night”.

Arts & Culture Faculty Language Publishing

Egyptian Academic Is at Heart of Growing Arab Interest in Teaching Chinese

Sayyid Mahmoud | 18 Feb 2022

Hassanein Fahmy Hussein, an Egyptian academic working in Saudi Arabia, talks about his experience teaching Chinese in Arab universities.

Arts & Culture Literature & Translation Publishing

53rd Cairo International Book Fair Opens with Greece as Guest of Honour

Sayyid Mahmoud | 27 Jan 2022

More than 1,000 publishers from 51 countries are participating in the latest running of the Cairo International Book Fair, amid coronavirus precautions.

Arabic Curriculum Profiles Students Teaching

Egyptian Professor Wael Farouq Uses Music and Poetry to Teach Arabic in Europe

Sayyid Mahmoud | 16 Jan 2022

Wael Farouq, a professor of Arabic studies in Milan, says introducing non-native speakers to the rhythms and sounds of Arabic poetry and music facilitates language learning.

Academic Freedom Liberal Arts Literature & Translation Publishing

Revisiting the Past in Books That Blend Fiction and Facts

Sayyid Mahmoud | 11 Jan 2022

Egyptian critics and writers discuss a literary trend of revisiting the past through personalized remembrances and novels based on facts.

Arts & Culture Liberal Arts Profiles

Egyptian Sculptor Sayeda Khalil Embraces Contemporary Technology in Art

Sayyid Mahmoud | 09 Jan 2022

Modern artists cannot ignore contemporary technology, says the Egyptian sculptor Sayeda Khalil.

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