Monday, 16 November 2015

AUC TO DISCUSS URBAN CHALLENGES IN EGYPT IN THE PROVOST’S LECTURE SERIES


WHAT
Lecture, “AUC Outreach and Engagement with Egyptian Urban Challenges: An Interdisciplinary Experiential Approach,” as part of the Provost’s Lecture Series at The American University in Cairo (AUC). The lecture will address urban challenges in Egypt by implementing an interdisciplinary approach that involves various collaborators from the University’s School of Sciences and Engineering, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, School of Humanities and Social Sciences and School of Business, in addition to approaches with several stakeholders and collaborations outside AUC campus.  This collaboration aims to resolve economic, social, sustainable, physiological and psychological aspects in the Cairene built environment.

WHO
Panelists are : Hazem El Tawil, chief planning and compliance officer, SODIC; Mai Alibrashi,  Megawra NGO; Basil Kamel, professor of architecture and urban theory, Department of Construction and Architectural Engineering, AUC; Magda Mostafa, associate professor, Department of Construction and Architectural Engineering, AUC; Khaled Abdelhalim, visiting assistant professor of urban policy, Public Policy and Administration Department, School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, AUC; Ayman Ismail, assistant professor and Abdul Latif Jameel Endowed chair of Entrepreneurship, School of Business, AUC and Nathaniel Bowditch, dean of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, AUC.


WHERE   
Mansour Hall, AUC New Cairo

WHEN
Monday, November 16, 2015; 1:00 pm

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