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Trust participates in conference on translation across the Mediterranean

Cairo, 10 November 2014 – At a conference organised by the Anna Lindh Foundation in collaboration with Transeuropéennes and Doum Cultural Foundation, David French, Advisor to the Trust's Chair and Board, joined more than 60 writers, translators and publishers from 17 countries to discuss ways by which...

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Rt. Hon. Charles Clarke sparks lively debate at second CLS dinner for the Trust

London, 5 November 2014 – Following the success of the first dinner hosted for the Alexandria Trust by the Centre for Lebanese Studies (CLS) in London in July 2014, CLS organised a second dinner for the Trust to keep spreading awareness of the organisation and its projects among a group of notable Arab individuals in London.

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Arab education journalism workshop deemed a success

Istanbul, 4 November 2014 – Twenty-eight journalists from 16 Arab countries together with the Al-Fanar Media editors and a group of mentors participated in a workshop intended to improve the quality and increase the quantity of reporting on education within the Arab region.

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A shared commitment to education

London, 10 July 2014 – At a dinner arranged for the Alexandria Trust by the Centre for Lebanese Studies (CLS) in London, Ambassador Frances Guy delivered remarks on the current state of education and academia in the Arab world.

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Partnership with the Library of Alexandria

London, 1 July 2014 – David French and Ismail Serageldin, director of the Library of Alexandria, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the Alexandria Trust and the Library of Alexandria.

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Effat University President joins board of Alexandria Trust

London, 24 March 2014 – The Alexandria Trust today announced the appointment to its board of trustees of a new member, Dr. Haifa Jamal Allail.

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Alexandria Trust issues new publication

Alexandria, 14 February 2014 – The Alexandria Trust has issued a new publication titled "Reflections on Education" following a special evening at the Royal Society in London last November in honour of Professor Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Library of Alexandria.

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Trust seeks support from Arab community in London at Royal Society

London, 13 February 2014 – A fundraising dinner event, generously hosted by Nada Bayoud, Chair of the Lebanese Chapter for the Alexandria Trust, gathered influential members of London's Arab community at the Royal Society.

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Fundraiser for the Trust in Alexandria

Alexandria, 28 January 2014 – At a dinner event generously hosted at the residence of Dayna Bahig, the Trust's honorary representative in Alexandria, Egypt, more than 50 prominent guests were introduced to the Trust's activities.

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First-ever survey of professors' salaries in Arab region released

London, 14 January 2014 – For years, even decades, there has been discussion about Arab public-university professors not getting paid enough, but the actual numbers were often impossible to come by.

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