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Ismail Serageldin

The Egypt Experience -- A Message

Richard Geldard | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Richard Geldard

In the aftermath of the revolution in Egypt, the head librarian of the Library of Alexandria wrote a letter to the youth of his country. The significance of this communication is only heightened by its source.

Egyptians Band Together To Protect Library As Violence Escalates

GalleyCat | Jason Boog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Earlier this week, Bibliotheca Alexandrina director Ismail Serageldin wrote a short letter explaining that Egyptian youth were protecting the librarie...

America in Alexandria, de Tocqueville in Arabic

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Cynthia P. Schneider

A conference organized by the Library of Alexandria commemorating the one year anniversary of Obama's Cairo speech aimed to focus on concrete projects and not on divisive political issues.