Program

Thursday, December 12, 2019
Goethe-Institut Cairo Dokki

9:00-9:30 Registration
9:30-10:00 Welcome and Introduction

Birgit Schäbler (Orient-Institut Beirut)

10:00-12:15 Panel 1: Neighborliness and Friendship: The Neighbor as Friend
12:15-13:15 Lunch
13:15-14:45 Panel 2: Neighborliness and Enmity: The Neighbor as Enemy
14:45-15:15 Coffee Break
15:15-17:30 Panel 3: Regulating Neighborliness: The Neighbor between State and Neighborhood
18:00 Dinner

Friday, December 13, 2019
Oriental Hall, American University in Cairo

9:30-11:00 Panel 4: Gendering Neighborliness: The Neighbor as a Woman
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
11:30-13:00 Panel 5: Neighborliness and Religion: The Neighbor as a Theological Challenge
13:00-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Panel 6: Globalizing Neighborliness: The Neighbor at a Distance
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Panel 7: Neighborliness across Borders: The Neighbor as a Political Problem
18:00

Reception at Cairo Marriott Hotel

Palace Tour with Tarek Tawfiq (Cairo University)

18:30 Welcome Remarks
Sönke Siemon (Deputy Head of Mission, German Embassy Cairo)
Hans van Ess (President, Max Weber Foundation)
Birgit Schäbler (Director, Orient-Institut Beirut)

Saturday, December 14, 2019
Safir Hotel Bubyan Hall

9:00-10:30 Panel 8: Neighborliness as a Challenge to the Self
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Panel 9: Exhibiting and Performing Neighborliness
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30-14:15 Panel 10: Neighborliness as a Concept between Philosophy and Society
14:15-15:15 Panel 11: Shubra – A Neighborhood in Cairo
15:15 Departure to “Darb 17/18” (Tour, Dinner, Film Screening)