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  • Ismail Serageldin Appointed President of the Digital Libraries Federation
  • 23 Nov 2014
  • The International Digital Libraries Federation, which includes the Library of Congress, the Oxford and Cambridge University Libraries, and the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF), has appointed Ismail Serageldin as president. Dr. Serageldin was chosen due to the efforts  he made in transforming the BA ...

  • Serageldin Signs Memorandum of Understanding with 1001 Inventions Initiative
  • 18 Nov 2014
  • Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Director of the BA, has signed an important memorandum of understanding with 1001 Inventions to develop and launch many educational activities and initiatives to raise awareness about Arab and Islamic heritage from a historical, scientific, and technical point of view.This cooperation will include ...

  • 2014 Arts School Celebration
  • 17 Nov 2014
  • The BA is organizing the 2014 Arts School Celebration. The celebration will include many different activities, such as the guitar and drums class concert, the piano concert, the BA children’s choir concert, and the Suzuki and ballet concerts. These events will take place during  20 November 2014–25 December 2014....

  • Developing the BA’s Acquisitions
  • 17 Nov 2014
  • The BA Information Services Section is announcing the beginning of registration for the one-day Holdings Development course, which will begin on 27 November 2014. The course is part of the International Librarianship Training Program, which has begun this month.During this course, trainees will learn about the basic ...

  • 4th Coptic Cultural Season
  • 16 Nov 2014
  • The BA Coptic Studies Center and the Franciscan Cultural Center (Giza) are organizing a workshop about Byzantine mosaic art which aims to introduce the many elements of Byzantine mosaic art: how it was designed, made, and restored. The workshop will be given by a group of artists and experts in mosaic art.The workshop ...