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Opening of AUC Tahrir Cafeteria

The newly renovated Tahrir Cultural Center celebrated the opening of the new cafeteria last night with a reception and concert. 

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Om Kalthom

The story of the premises goes way back

The monumental premises that is now Tahrir Cultural Center has been a cornerstone of downtown Cairo for over 150 years This building has had a connection to education long before it turned into a university.

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TCC Collective

TCC would love to welcome you home

As our first step into the cultural community, Tahrir cultural center made sure to highlight its main objective in building a platform that connects talents, opportunities and audience. It’s role in celebrating culture through art by combining 35 different artists in the first group exhibition in Tahrir Cultural Center.

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Celebrating Egypt's 1919 Revolution

To commemorate Egypt's 1919 Revolution, AUC hosted a day packed with events last Saturday at its historic Tahrir Square campus, where Mostafa El Feki, director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina; Mohamed Abou El-Ghar, professor of gynecology at Cairo University and political activist; and Sania Sharawi, novelist and the granddaughter of feminist and women’s rights activist Huda Sharawi discussed the eruption of the 1919 revolution; the impactful role of women; and the aftermath and the socio-economic and public forces landscape at the time.<

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Female Empowerment Through Art: From Past to Present

In 1951, Egyptian activist and poet Doria Shafik (1908 - 1975) led “a feminist congress” from Ewart Memorial Hall, gathering 1,500 women to march from the hall along Kasr el-Aini Street to the gates of Parliament. The march demanded that women be granted the right to vote. Egyptian women were granted suffrage in 1956.

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Right at the Center: Launching Cairo's New Cultural Hub

Saturday, February 9, 2019, marks the date of AUC's centennial year, and now, also commemorates the inauguration of the University’s new Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC). With a ceremony hosted in the renovated Ewart Memorial Hall, opened with speeches from AUC President Francis Ricciardone; Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Amr Adly; and prominent businessman and investor, Naguib Sawiris, chairman of Orascom Investment Holding; there couldn’t be a more fitting venue or occasion for the center’s inauguration.

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AUC to Establish Tahrir Cultural Center

AUC recently signed an agreement with prominent businessman and investor Naguib Sawiris, chairman of Orascom Investment Holding, to support the establishment of AUC’s Tahrir Cultural Center (TCC) on its Tahrir Square campus. The agreement also entails the renovation of the buildings and spaces that host the center on campus.  The grand opening of the TCC is set to take place in February, with the launch of AUC’s yearlong centennial celebrations in 2019.   

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