Recent NVIC conference publications.
On Wednesday the 5th of March 2014 the Netherlands-Flemish Institute opened its doors for the launch event of the new website ‘Love Matters Arabic’. The project is an initiative of the Radio Netherlands Worldwide and offers young people in the Arabic world a platform to talk and learn about love, sex and relationships in their mother tongue.
Cleveringa Lecture and Workshop 2013: "Islam and Democracy: everything we already knew, should have known, and don't want to know" (17 November 2013)
On Sunday 17 November 2013, NVIC organised the Cleveringa lecture, which this year was read by Professor Maurits Berger from Leiden University, and was titled “Islam and Democracy: everything we already knew, should have known and do not want to know.”
Cleveringa Lecture and Workshop 2012: "The Development of the Image of Children and Family in Children’s Literature" (13 November 2012)
Every year in November, the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo organises a Cleveringa lecture, in remembrance of the Leiden professor Rudolph Cleveringa. During the Second World War, prof. Cleveringa exemplified the adagium of Leiden University - Praesidium Libertatis (buttress of freedom) - by publicly attacking the sacking of his Jewish colleagues by the German occupation.
In 2012, a two-day conference on ancient Egyptian chariotry was held at the Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo (NVIC).
The Netherlands-Flemish Institute in Cairo is pleased to announce the Cycling Seminar on Thursday 18 October 2012, organised in cooperation with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and The Green Arm from Egyptian NGO Nahdet al-Mahrousa. The Netherlands is known worldwide as a pioneer in developing an elaborate cycling policy and infrastructure in order to lessen traffic within cities.
The proceedings of the research project Islamic Actors and their Discourses in the Public Domain: Islamic Preaching and the New Media is now published online . With contributions of Andrew Jan, Willemijn Wilgenhof, Ashraf El Sherif, Tessa de Vries, Asiem El Difraoui, Leoni Abel Mbaya Lo and Ismail Alexandrani.