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GAPP Commencement 2022

Commencement Address

Ahmed Darwish, chairman of the Suez Canal Economic Zone and former minister of state for Administration Development, delivers the keynote address at the AUC School of Global Affairs and Public Policy commencement ceremony.

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GAPP Commencement Class of 2022

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Spring Commencement Graduates Class of 2022 

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BEA Award Winners

Eight AUCians Win 13 Awards at Broadcast Education Association Festival of Media Arts

From heartfelt documentaries and compelling podcasts, to captivating audio features that transport you back in time, creative productions by eight AUCians took home 13 awards at this year’s Broadcast Education Association (BEA)’s Festival of Media Arts.

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AUC Faculty Members Weigh in on Russia-Ukraine War

As the Russia-Ukraine war enters its seventh day, News@AUC spoke to Nabil Fahmy ’74, ’77, dean of the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, and Bahgat Korany, political science professor, to share their insights on the conflict and highlight its ramifications that can be felt in Egypt and the rest of the world.

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Social Media

Shahira Fahmy Examines the Role of Social Media in Journalism and Peacebuilding

In her latest study, Shahira Fahmy, professor in AUC’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, finds that, rather than fostering communication among average citizens, in the wake of a violent attack, social media platforms can instead help powerful elites to manipulate the public discourse.

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  • The Application for Digital Media Diploma Sixth Round is now open, Click here to register
  • For Dean Fahmy's latest article for Al Sherouk News, Click here
  • For Fahmy's Article for Asharq- Alawsat, Click here
  • Shahira Fahmy participated in the European Cooperation in Science and Technology (EU COST) meeting at the University of Tallinn, in Tallinn, Estonia, Click here to learn more
  • At the BEA Board of Directors meeting on December 3, JRMC's Professor of Practice Kim Fox was elected to the position of vice-president for academic relations. Click here to learn more
  • Ahmed Taher delivered the opening speech as a member of the board of trustees of Bassera Foundation, supporting the visually impaired at the Ministry of Social Solidarity recognition day for people with disabilities. Click here to learn more
  • Check out Dr. Ibrahim Awad’s latest article for Shorouk News. Click here to learn more
  • PPAD Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Administration and Undergraduate Studies, Dr. Shahjahan Bhuiyan, Risking Lives to Save Others During COVID-19: A Focus on Public Health Care Workers in Bangladesh and Egypt, International Journal of Health Services, Click here to learn more
  • Check out the latest Cairo Review, Click here to learn more
  • Check out Dean Fahmy’s latest Article on Arab Wall, Click here to learn more
  • Check out Dean Fahmy’s latest Article on Independent Arabia, Click here to learn more
  • Shahira Fahmy’s latest publication in the Q1 journal of Media International Australia explores the application of social media in a violent conflict and examines the role that Twitter can play in communicative processes in light of peacebuilding practices, Click here to learn more
  • Call for papers for the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA) conference to be held in Aarhus, Denmark in October 2022. The theme for the 9th European Communication Conference (ECC) will be “Rethink Impact”. Submissions will be accepted until Monday, January 17, 2022. For specific calls by the sections, networks and temporary working groups, Click here
  • Check out Dean Fahmy's latest interview with Al Ghad TV. Click here to view
  • Read the recent blog on The Rise of the Global Legal Order for Jason Beckett. 
  • Check out Dean Nabil Fahmy’s latest article for Independent Arabia
  • Check out the latest article by Cairo Review
  • Watch Hussein Amin’s interview as a guest speaker at Nile TV’s The Daily Debate with Taghreed Hussein. 
  • Check out the latest GAPP Public Policy Briefs Issue 15  

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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.

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