Event Description

London Middle East Institute presents a special cultural day at SOAS, University of London, focused on Egypt: Highlights include presentations on historic Cairo, films – and music by oud virtuoso Joseph Tawadros at 8pm.

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Tawadros plays oud on couch

Brunei Gallery Lecture Theatre 2.00pm-8.30pm

2.00pm Panel Discussion on the Changing Political Landscape in Contemporary Egypt

4.00pm Presentation by Seif El Rashidi on Historic Cairo: Reflections on Recent Change and Continuity

4.30pm Presentation by Nada Dahab on Egypt: Visual Iconography

5.30pm Film screening Al-Mummia (The Night of Counting the Years)

7.30pm Break

8.00pm Musical performance by leading oud virtuoso Joseph Tawadros


Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square
London WC1H 0XG
United Kingdom