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Keep up-to-date with all the latest GAPP news and events


Keep up-to-date with all the latest GAPP news and events
Sarah Seif

The Sarah Seif Foundation

Adjunct Faculty Sarah Seif launched, on September 29, the Sarah Seif Foundation, a media youth empowerment foundation that aims to develop and empower careers for youth in the media and communications. The foundation activities include career guidance, career consultations, capacity building programs, career recruitment services and on a later stage, media/communications innovations support and funding.

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JRMC Faculty Participate in AEJMC Conference

JRMC faculty were well represented in the recent annual convention of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC). Faculty members won several awards, presented seven papers and participated in at least five panels, while also serving the organization in a variety of ways. 

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Muslim American Advocacy

Brian J. Bowe recently published a new co-authored study about Muslim American advocacy in the Q1 Journal of public relations research. The article, “An appeal to shared values: framing and moral persuasion in the Council on American-Islamic Relations’ press releases,” was co-authored with Derek Moscato of Western Washington University and Mariam Alkazemi of Virginia Commonwealth University. 

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Law in Practice

law in practice

Assembling the first archive of international law practice in the Arab world

The everyday work is truly exciting. First, there is the conceptual task of organizing the practice of international law across 22 countries into categories and fields. Then, there is the Herculean task of discovering relevant data among the sea of available public documents. Third, there is the scientific work of selecting, annotating, characterizing, connecting and analyzing information. Then, there are the many pleasures and challenges of teamwork.

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  • The Caravan print issues are back, pick up your copy now. 
  • To all our GAPP Alumni, we know that you are out there making achievements, publishing articles, and getting rewarded. We strongly encourage you to share with us your achievements or publications so we can share them with the AUC community, send us at
  • Watch Martina Rieker, Director of the Institute for Gender and Women's Studies speaking about Gender Studies Minor.
  • Ronnie Close's book, Cairo's Ultras: Resistance and Revolution in Egypt's Football Culture, has been reviewed by Lyton Ncube of University of Johannesburg, South Africa in the journal, Critical Arts.
  • Register now for our upcoming Tahrir Dialogue 94: Turkey's Regional Policies. Register here.
  • Check out the latest GAPP Public Policy Briefs Issue 15  
  • Professor, Rasha Abdulla, was featured in a special interview on platform content moderation in the global South for the Columbia Journalism Review's Galley platform. The full interview is featured here.
  • In her first column for Al-Shorouk, Nadine El Sayed discussed the sexist commentary female players received at the Olympics from Arabic commentators. El Sayed also published a news feature last week discussing Algeria’s wildfires in the global climate change context. The feature looks at how this summer’s wildfires in Algeria and Tunisia serve as warnings against the potential effects of global warming.
  • Two JRMC students were recently shortlisted as finalists in the Broadcast Education Association's (BEA) On-Location Creative Competition for student audio. Read more



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The Cairo Review

The Cairo Review of Global Affairs is the quarterly journal of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy (GAPP) at American University in Cairo (AUC). Its primary aim is to be a focal point for policymakers, officials, academics, experts, journalists, students, and others in the Middle East region who follow global affairs. It is also intended to be a platform that gives perspectives from the region a greater voice in international policy conversations and debates.

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GAPP Discussion Paper Series

The key objective of GAPP Discussion Paper Series is to provide a platform whereby work in progress by the GAPP and international research community can be made accessible to the wider national, regional and international group of scholars, professionals, intellectuals, policy-makers and implementers. The Discussion Paper Series welcomes submission by all members of these communities including graduate students, who want to engage a critical analysis of the juncture of theory and practice.

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The Caravan

The Caravan has been the student newspaper at AUC since 1921. Since then, it has graduated hundreds of young ambitious journalists who have gone on to career-defining jobs at Reuters, AP, CNN, the Washington Post, Al Arabiya, Bloomberg, Daily News Egypt, DMC, CBC and others. Every semester, Caravan reporters learn to broaden their horizon by reporting on things familiar and new.