News and Announcements about the Initiative

Launch Event Press Release - New York
Monday 3rd December, 2012.

The press release has been issued for the New York event: "There is no substitute for direct interaction and it is the sense of talking to each other that will create the hope for the future."

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Launch Event Press Release - London
Friday 16th November, 2012.

The press release has been issued for the London event: "Launch of a major cross-cultural initiative to build bridges between the Arab world and the West".

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London Event
Thursday 15th November, 2012.

The first event to mark the launch of the East-West: The Art of Dialogue initiative has been held in London.

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Book Publication
Monday 17th September, 2012.

Masterpieces of Orientalist Art: The Shafik Gabr Collection will be published on November 1st 2012 – alongside the launch of the East-West: The Art of Dialogue initiative. The book will be on sale in art bookshops and via online retailers.

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Nik Gowing at First Event
Monday 11th June, 2012.

The BBC World News presenter Nik Gowing has agreed to be the moderator at the first East-West: The Art of Dialogue panel event – to be held in London on November 15th.

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