Shahira Fahmy

Covering Muslim Women: Fahmy on the Burkini and the Media

Among European nations, France has been the most aggressive in seeking to limit the expression of cultural difference in the name of an ideal civic and secular identity. One important episode in this controversy was the banning of the so-called "burkini," a swimsuit made by Australian designer Aheda Zanetti that meant to blend style and Muslim sartorial decorum. 

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Serage Amatory with President Francis Ricciardone

Stanford awards Alum Serage Amatory prestigious graduate-level Scholarship

Serage Amatory, political science and multimedia journalism double major and recipient of the Tomorrow's Leaders Scholarship at AUC, was chosen to receive a fully funded scholarship to pursue his graduate studies at Stanford University as a member of the 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholars program. AUC is the only University in the Middle East that has representatives in this year's cohort of the program.

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1919 Revolution Documentary

AUC Centennial: 1919 Revolution Documentary Screening

The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism, together with the Office of the Associate Provost for Research, Creativity and Innovation, hosted a screening of student documentaries about Egypt’s 1919 Revolution.

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And the Award goes to... Adham Center Students

For the second year in a row, students of the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism won 3 awards at BEA’s international digital media and broadcast competition 'Festival of Media Arts'. The competition is the television industry's popular international faculty and student competition held every year in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Egypt-Japan Cooperation in the Evolving Strategic Context of Middle East and Asia

On Tuesday, February 5, 2019, the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy of the American University in Cairo (AUC) and the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA), in cooperation with the Embassy of Japan in Cairo, have organized a symposium titled "Egypt-Japan Cooperation in the Evolving Strategic Context of Middle East and Asia". The symposium was held in commemoration of AUC's centennial and in the presence of H.E.

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Carter-Cairo Review

Faith That Peace Will One Day Come

Are you a history buff? Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter penned a short essay for The Cairo Review of Global Affairs on the 1978 Camp David Accords.

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NASPAA Batten Student Simulation Competition 2019

NASPAA Batten Student Simulation Competition 2019

AUC's Public Policy and Administration Department (PPAD) has been selected for the second time as one of 11 global host sites for the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition, scheduled to take place on February 23, 2019 at AUC New Cairo. The title for this year’s competition is "Are You Ready to Confront Global Migration Challenges?"

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Class 2019

ConGrads Class of 2019!

The Class of Fall 2019 commencement doesn’t just conicide with the kickoff of the centennial festivities next month celebrating AUC’s 100th birthday, but it is also the last midyear commencement and the first school-based commencement in the history of AUC before the University completes the transition to a once-per-year model that ensures a more intimate and enhanced experience for students and their families.

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Adham Center Hosts Annual Awards Dinner and Recognizes Sanaa Mansour

The Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the American University in Cairo (AUC) hosted its annual awards dinner to celebrate the twenty seventh graduating class of the Master’s in Television and Digital Journalism program.

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Youssef Jameel Fellows Get International Exposure in South Africa

Organizing study tours for graduate students always adds greatly to their learning experience. What you see for yourself, whom you meet in person and have discussions with, even the challenges faced, are what you get to remember the most, much more than when you read a thousand books.

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Introducing The newly Drafted Child and Family Media Code of Conduct with UNICEF

The Kamal Adham Center participated, among key media players, in a media roundtable discussion organized by UNICEF and Supreme Council for Media Regulation to discuss the role of media in empowering children and families.

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Adham Center and JRMC Host 52nd African Journalists Workshop

This fall, the Kamal Adham Center for Television and Digital Journalism and the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication in the School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, hosted the 52 African Journalists Workshop.

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Yousef Jameel Fellows tour Alexandria under “Know thy Country” initiative

Under the “Know Thy Country” initiative that was launched in Fall 2016 by the Yousef Jameel GAPP Public Leadership fellowship, a group of fellows along with the fellowship’s administration and some faculty members headed to Alexandria on November 15, 2018.

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United Nations Honors Professor Rasha Abdulla at the Internet Governance Forum

Rasha Abdulla, professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, was honored by the United Nations at the recent Internet Governance Forum (IGF) in Paris. Abdulla has been a member of the IGF Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) for three years; The MAG is a group of Internet experts appointed by the UN Secretary General to organize the IGF, the biggest annual meeting of Internet-related issues worldwide.

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Naila Hamdy Speaks at United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Forum

Naila Hamdy, associate professor of journalism, was invited to speak at the 8th United Nations Alliance of Civilizations Global Forum during a session addressing “Digital Diplomacy: Online Citizen Engagement and Social Media Platforms as Mechanisms for Prevention and Countering Online Hate Speech”. The conference was held at the UN headquarters on November 19 - 20, 2018.

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