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  • Call For Participants: Agenda 2015 Exhibition
  • 27 Nov 2014
  • The BA Exhibitions and Artistic Collection Department has announced a call for participants for the 8th Agenda Exhibition (2015), which is titled “Meter x Meter: a Free Space for Creativity”.The Agenda Exhibition, which is considered to be one of the most important art exhibitions in Egypt at the moment, first began ...

  • Egyptian Postal Authority Sponsors Shipment of First 100 Books Donated to the
  • 25 Nov 2014
  • The Egyptian Postal Authority has sponsored the shipment of the first 100 books dedicated by the BA to the Arabic library project in Lithuania . This dedication is part of the BA’s continued effort to support the spreading of Arab culture. The Arabic library in Lithuania will be inaugurated in 2015, and it will be ...

  • Serageldin Gives Lecture about BA’s Achievements at University of Geneva
  • 25 Nov 2014
  • Upon receiving an invitation from the University of Geneva, Dr. Ismail Serageldin gave a lecture titled “Reviving the BA and Its Role during the Current Conflicts” in which he expressed his optimism for the future of development and culture in Egypt.Dr. Serageldin’s lecture was attended by many Egyptians living in ...

  • The Future of Libraries: A Lecture by Khaled Azab at the King Faisal Center
  • 25 Nov 2014
  • Dr. Khaled Azab gave a lecture at the King Faisal Research and Studies Center in Riyadh on 17 November 2014 about the future of libraries. In this lecture, he stressed the fact that libraries are considered to be a symbol of a nation’s progress, a place where its knowledge and treasures are stored, and one that embraces ...

  • 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 ...