Ismail Serageldin


BA Holds Two-day Workshop on Gene Editing

05/01/2017 | Alexandria
A distinguished group of Egyptian scientists participated in the two-day workshop organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) on gene-editing and research methodology.

RAED Awards Serageldin Academic of Honor

20/12/2016 | Barcelona
Serageldin will today be received as Academic of Honor by the Royal European Academy of Doctors (RAED).

In commemoration of the 400th Anniversary of Cervantes

19/12/2016 | Barcelona
Serageldin today joins an academic debate at the Royal European Academy of Doctors (RAED), paying tribute to the eminent Spanish writer Cervantes on the occasion of his 400th anniversary

Fighting Violent Extremism

11/12/2016 | Gabala

Protecting Cultural Heritage in Armed Conflict Zones

30/11/2016 | London

BA Holds Workshop on Extremism at Birmingham University

28/11/2016 | Birmingham
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) is holding a workshop on “Models of Extremism” at Birmingham University on 28-29 November 2016. Serageldin will give the opening speech entitled “Extremism, Violence and Social Change”.

Discussing European Peace

23/11/2016 | Sarajevo
Under the auspices of Mr. Mladen Ivanic, member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Nizami Ganjavi International Center (NGIC) held a conference in Sarajevo on 22-23 November entitled “The European Peace. What is the Recipe for a strong Union for All?”.

On the Impact of Technology on Society

16/11/2016 | Zurich
The Swiss Center of Electronics and Microtechnology (CSEM) invited Serageldin to give a keynote speech at their conference entitled “Business Day Innovating to Zero”.

Fifth Summit of the Book: “Words are all we have”

Taking inspiration from eminent Irish writer Samuel Beckett, the theme for this year’s International Summit of the Book was “Words are all we have, the Book: history, knowledge and technology, the Voyage”.

Sofia University Awards Honorary Doctorate to Serageldin

28/10/2016 | Sofia
In a ceremony held at the Aula Magna of Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski, Serageldin received the Academic Degree of “Doctor Honoris Causa of the Sofia University”.

A Keynote Speech on the Future Role of Libraries

14/10/2016 | Lisbon
Celebrating 20 years of the School Libraries Network (Rede de Bibliotecas Escolares ),RBE, which creates and supports school libraries throughout Portugal, the “Forum 20 anos RBE: a story with a future”, was held at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation.

On the Value of Cultural Inheritance

11/10/2016 | Rome
In the city of Florence, in 1966, the flooding of the river Arno, killed 101 people and damaged or destroyed millions of masterpieces of art and rare books. Marking the 50th anniversary of this tragedy, the Academia Nazionale dei Lincei, held an international conference , under the title of “Florence 1966-2016 – Resilience of Art Cities to Natural Catastrophes: The Role of Academies”.

Discussing Climate Change Strategies

06/10/2016 | Tokyo
Invited by Japan Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry to participate in the third annual meeting of the Innovation for Cool Earth Forum (ICEF), Serageldin chaired a session on “Technology Transfer”.

Serageldin in Kyoto for STS Annual Meeting

02/10/2016 | Kyoto
The Science and Technology for Society (STS) forum annual meeting convened in Kyoto on 2 - 4 October 2016. The forum held concurrent sessions covering a wide range of topics: Earth science, Cities, ICT, Cooperation in science and technology, Science, Technology and Society, Engineering and innovation, Life sciences, Energy and environment.

Talks on Climate Threats: Risks and Resilience

01/10/2016 | Kyoto
Serageldin chaired the opening plenary session of the eighth meeting of the Regional Action on Climate Change (RACC) held in Kyoto on 1 October 2016.

Sharing insights and Opinions with JST

30/09/2016 | Kyoto
The Japan Science and Technology (JST) Agency invited Serageldin to participate in the JST Advisory Committee Meeting held in Kyoto on 30 September 2016.

Serageldin Awarded Rings of Tolerance

26/09/2016 | Cologne
In a ceremony held at the Old Town Hall of Cologne The European Academy of Sciences and Arts awarded the "Rings of Tolerance", to Ismail Serageldin, Cardinal Péter Erdö and Uri Lubrani.

Meeting with President of Latvia

02/09/2016 | Latvia
In Latvia Serageldin had a meeting with President Raimonds Vejonis at the Riga castle.

BA Hosts Regional Action on Climate Change and Future Earth Experts Meeting

The BA is hosting a meeting experts on Regional Action on Climate Change (RACC) and Future Earth (FE) on 25 and 26 August 2016. The meeting aims to discuss the challenges posed by climate change worldwide, with special focus on its effects on Egypt.

BA Hosts the 12th International Conference on Dryland Development

The BA, in collaboration with the International Drylands Development Commission (IDDC), is hosting the 12th International Conference on Dryland Development from 21 to 24 August, titled “Sustainable Development of Drylands in the Post 2015 World”.

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