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Charles Darwin in Cairo Salon
Cairo, 23 October 2009  -- The weekly Cairo Salon TV show, presented by Serageldin, is dedicating two special episodes to the English naturalist Charles Darwin. The first episode will be aired on Friday, 23 October 2009, at 20:00 hrs., on Egyptian TV Channel One.

Serageldin will host a group of intellectuals and specialists, namely: Dr. Mostafa Awad, Professor and Head of Anthropology Department, Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University; Dr. Magdy El- Meligy, Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University; and Ms Rehab Ouf, Advisor to BA Director.

The episode sheds light on the life and works of Darwin, as well as his theories which have long been subject to much controversy. Guests will speak about Darwin’s writings, most important of which is his book On the Origin of Species, where he presented his new theory on the evolution of species, based on research and experiments conducted during his voyage on the Beagle in the 1830s.

The BA will donate four collections of its publications to the best comment sent to “Cairo Salon” email:

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