Dr. El Feki Convenes with Members of CHLS

During a meeting with a group of members of the Coptic Heritage Lovers Society (CHLS), Dr. Mostfa el Feki, Director of the BA, affirmed that prejudice, extremism, and terrorism are the outcomes of ignorance and the lack of culture. He added that terrorist groups are mere mobs that use religion to cause strife among the Egyptian community and to primarily cause havoc and destruction in the whole world.

El Feki Participates in Rimini Meeting

Dr. Mostafa el Feki, Director of the BA, is participating in this year’s round of the annual “Rimini Meeting for friendship among peoples” held in the Italian city of Rimini from 21 to 26 August 2017. Dr. El Feki will give a speech at the meeting’s closing session focusing on the consequences of Pope Francis’ visit to Egypt last April. Ahram Al-Arabi 's literary editor Sayed Mahmoud will also give a speech on how social media press dealt with the Pope’s visit.

Dr. El Feki to Convene with Arab and African Youth at the BA

Dr. Mostafa el Feki, Director of the BA, will convene with youth from Egypt and a number of Arab and African countries on Tuesday, 18 July 2017 in order to listen to their opinions on the activities held by the BA and suggestions on how to further activate the role of the youth. This meeting will be held as a quick response to the suggestions raised during last weeks’ “Intellectual Dialogue”, which included lucrative interaction with youth and an openness to the Arb world and Africa.

BA Dedicates “Thirty Years of Excavation at the Eastern Gateway of Egypt (1987–2017)” Exhibition to Sinai Martyrs

Dr. Mostafa el Feki, Director of the BA, and Dr. Khaled el-Anany, Minister of Antiquities, inaugurated the “Thirty Years of Excavation at the Eastern Gateway of Egypt (1987–2017)” Exhibition on 13 July 2017. The exhibition is organized by the BA Antiquities Museum, in collaboration with the Ministry of Antiquities, and is going to be held from 13 to 30 July 2017 at the West Exhibition Hall, BA Conference Center (BACC).

Dr. Mostafa el Feki Participates in the Sharjah World Book Fair

Dr. Mostafa el Feki, BA Director, toured the Sharjah World Book Fair pavilions, praising the organization and its international partnerships of the event. He met several Arab intellectuals and writers at the BA pavilion, and confirmed the BA’s upcoming plans to document the history of the Arab Region online. Dr. el Feki furthermore stressed the importance of promoting cultural movements in the Arab Region to its public, describing it as the greatest means of countering extremist thought.

Dr. Mostafa el Feki Appointed as BA Director

The first session of the BA Board of Trustees (BoT) annual meeting was held this morning, where Dr. Mostafa el Feki was welcomed as the newly appointed BA Director and successor of Dr. Ismail Serageldin—who had held said post since the inauguration of the BA in 2002.

Dr. Mostafa el Feki Takes over His Duties as BA Director

On the occasion of the transfer of its administrative power, the BA held a press conference on Sunday, 28 May 2017 with the participation of Dr. Adel El-Beltagy, Chair of the BA BoT Executive Committee; Dr. Ismail Serageldin, BA Founding Director; and Dr. Mostafa el Feki, the newly appointed BA Director.

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