THE NEW EXPERIENCES OF DEMOCRATIC PARTICIPATION IN EGYPT AT THE “FESTIVAL OF CITIZENSHIP”. Padua (I) 4 May 2012
The "Festival of Citizenship", that will take place in Padua, Italy, (4 – 13 May), will host ( 4th of May) a meeting with George Fahmy, a member of the AFA, Arab Forum for Alternatives, Cairo, and researcher at the European University Institute in Florence.
The event, organized by ALDA, will focus on the theme: "Youth and Active Citizenship, paths of democratic participation. The new experience in Egypt". (University of Padua, Great Hall of the Palazzo Bo', 10:30 -12:00).
The meeting is promoted in collaboration with the community Education Without Borders, ESF Centre of the former Faculty of Education of Padua, and with the Cooperative ASA.
George Fahmy is graduated and specialized in political science at the Cairo University. His research activities concern in particular the relations between state and religion in the Middle East, democratization and socio-religious movements.
Antonella Valmorbida, ALDA Director, will introduce the speaker.
ALDA will also be present Sunday, May 13 with a stand on the final day of the Festival.
Reached the fourth edition, the “Festival of citizenship” will be partner of two initiatives of the Municipality of Padua, to be held in the same period, the “Green Night of North East”, dedicated to environmental sustainability, and the “Week of the Intergenerational Dialogue”.
The Festival, promoted by the Cooperative ASA, will be a participatory event, and provides some “lectio magistralis”, workshops, exchange of best practices, and many performances.