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Heritage and Sustainable Development: Experience from Cairo

Mar 2022
Thursday 08:00 PM - 09:00 PM

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Alaa el-Habashi is an Egyptian professor of architecture and heritage conservation. He received his MS and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania. His research and practices aim to respect the specificities of local history and traditions. He conducted many conservation projects in the Arab World, and assisted in registering, managing, and evaluating World Heritage sites. He is founding in Bayt Yakan of Historic Cairo a Center for the Revitalization of Historic Cities.

Where memory is the house of culture and knowledge; where the original council, separated by a cultural sidewalk that connects Muharraq with the intellectuals and writers of the world. The house itself, located at the heart of the city, opens its doors to cultural production in the fields of thought, literature, politics, philosophy, culture and art.

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