The NVIC organises weekly Thursday lectures on a variety of subjects.
On Sunday evenings the NVIC is presenting the CineClub. We bring a varied program of Dutch or Flemish films, Egyptian classics as well as contemporary Egyptian feature films and short films from young talented directors, all with English subtitles. We will continue with the lively discussions we had last year after film screenings together with the films’ directors – whenever possible.
This summer school will be held from July 21st until August 1st and will address questions such as: What were the main causes of the Arab Spring uprisings? And how should we understand the demands of the various groups involved? What is the relation between Islam and democracy within the regional context? What are the ideological differences underlying the tensions between Islamist and secularist political forces?