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The program aims at fostering constructive ethical dialogue and mutual understanding among young people through a set of lectures and debates. It is co-organized by SHIFT Network and the Young People’s Library.
Workshops for YESBU and LYM members.
The BA Francophone Library holds a series of workshops entitled “Vacalire” for francophone children aged from 6 to 9 years old, in an aim to advance their creative skills and give them a platform for self-expression and accepting the other. The second workshop is held under the theme “Around the World” in which...
A workshop by the Writing and Scripts Center.
Lecture presented by Dr Ilona Regulski from the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, the British Museum. The lecture tries to reconstruct a Middle Kingdom mortuary ritual using a number of unpublished papyri probably originating from ancient Asyut in Middle Egypt.
A series of workshops aiming at raising writing skills of young Alexandrian writers, and building networks between writers from different generations. It is moderated by Writer Mounir Otieba.
Wagdy Francis, Sadek Kelliny and Sobhy Bedier.
The Documentation of the Ministry of Awqaf Drawings
This is an ongoing joint project between the BA Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center (Alex Med) and the Egyptian Ministry of Awqaf (Endowments). The main objective is to document and classify the information from a collection of about 450 drawings and plates from the Ministry of Awqaf. These drawings, which are of m...
For the past five years, the Egyptian Center for the Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CultNat) and the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA), together with IBM, have been working to bring the awe-inspiring experience of Egypt to the world through a project known as ‘Eternal Egypt.’ It represents a...
Digital Manuscript Library
The publication of digital manuscript sets comes in conformity with the BA's mission to adopt modern digital technologies. The Digital Manuscript Library project aims at publishing the manuscript treasures of Arabic heritage in digital form. The year 2007 witnessed the release of the fifth and sixth sets of the Digital Man...
Access to Knowledge (A2K)
In fulfillment of its mission as a center of excellence for the dissemination of knowledge and for dialogue, learning and understanding between cultures and people, the BA has developed a growing interest in issues relating to access to knowledge (A2K), promotion of innovation and creativity, and intellectual property (IP)...
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL)
The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) is a global project to bring together, on infinitely expandable web pages, information about all of the approximately 1.9 million species of plants, animals and microorganisms on Earth. As a collaborative effort of tens of thousands of people with expertise around the world, the EOL project a...
The webcast service provides live
and archived access to all the conferences, lectures and presentations taking place
at the BA.
is a system developed at the BA, to create, reserve, and maintain the Library's
digital books and collections.