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BoT Meeting Headed by Adly Mansour

The Annual BA Board of Trustees (BoT) was held on Saturday, 5 April 2014, at the Presidential Palace, and was headed by President Adly Mansour. Attended by the BoT and Advisory Board members, the Meeting discussed the BA role in safeguarding national Egyptian values, and commanded international cooperation and partnership between the BA and several European institutions. The BoT Meeting also tackled a proposal for the future of the BA depending on expansion of the work done.


Forthcoming

“The Perspective of the Arab Revolutions”, a Lecture by Gilles Kepel (23 April 2014)

The BA Francophone Activities Center, in cooperation with l’Institut Français d’Egypte à Alexandrie, holds on Wednesday 23 April 2014 a Lecture entitled “The Perspective of the Arab Revolutions” by Dr. Gilles Kepel, Professor at the Institute of Political Studies Paris. Born in 1955, Kepel holds 2 PhDs: one in sociology and another in political science. He is professor of Islam and the contemporary Arab World, and has several publications the first of which was Le prophète et le Pharaon (The Prophet and the Pharaoh) in 1984, and the latest was Passion arabe published in 2013 and awarded the Pétrarque prize from France Culture channel and Le Monde newspaper. The Lecture is given in French, and simultaneous translation into Arabic will be available.