Cambridge Scholars author becomes Egypt’s first ever female Minister of Tourism

Dr Rania Al-Mashat is a seasoned local and global economics veteran and even an AUC alumna. In the recent government reshuffle, former IMF adviser and deputy governor of the Central Bank of Egypt, Rania Al-Mashat, has been appointed as Egypt’s new Minister of Tourism. Al-Mashat’s story is a testament to the sort of perseverance, dedication … Continue reading Cambridge Scholars author becomes Egypt’s first ever female Minister of Tourism

Islamic Law and Human Rights: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

Moataz El Fegiery’s book Islamic law and Human Rights: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt presents a comprehensive account of Muslim Brotherhood’s evolving thought on Islamic law and International Human Rights. Broadly, the book opposes the setting up of a shari’a state in a democratic regime with religious diversity.  It proposes the reform of traditional Islamic law as … Continue reading Islamic Law and Human Rights: The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt

Honoring Egyptian Women’s Voices on International Women’s Day

U.S. Embassy - Cairo Press Release   March 8, 2017 CAIRO – On the occasion of March 8, International Women’s Day, the U.S. Embassy in Cairo convened a symposium to celebrate the publication of the book Daughters of the Nile.  Compiled by Professor Samia Spencer of Auburn University, Daughters of the Nile features the stories … Continue reading Honoring Egyptian Women’s Voices on International Women’s Day