Sunday, 22 May 2022

AUC TO ORGANIZE AN EVENT ABOUT EUROPEAN REFUGEES WELCOMED BY EGYPT DURING WORLD WAR II



WHAT

The Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC) at The American University in Cairo (AUC) is organizing an event to tell the story of the thousands of European refugees who were welcomed by Egypt during World War II. The event includes a documentary film screening and a discussion. The documentary, titled “The Last Resort,” will feature authentic archival footage and is directed by first-time director Yara Al-Ghandour.  


The documentary film screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring Ibrahim Awad, the director of AUC’s Center for Migration and Refugee Studies; Amr Bayoumi, film director and Yara Al-Ghandour, the documentary’s director. The discussion will be moderated by Naila Hamdy, associate dean for research and graduate studies at AUC’s School of GAPP.


WHEN


Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 8:00 pm. 



WHERE


Oriental Hall, AUC Tahrir Square


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