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Ibn Khaldoun in Cairo Salon
Cairo, 23 June 2010  -- In his weekly television program Cairo Salon, Serageldin devotes the coming episode to the famous Arab Scholar Ibn Khaldoun. The show will be aired on Channel One on Friday, 25 June 2010, at 8:30 pm.

Serageldin hosts Mr. Sallam El-Kawakiby, Researcher in the fields of Political Science and Media, and Associate Researcher at the University of Amsterdam; and Dr. Said Bin Said El-Elwy, Professor of Higher Education, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Mohamed V, Rabat, Morocco.

The episode tackles the life and works of Ibn Khaldoun, an eminent Islamic Scholar who established the science of sociology, conceived the theories of social conflict, social cohesion - also translated as "group solidarity", or "tribalism”- and the rise and fall of empires.

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

The Library of Alexandria P.O. Box 138 – Chatby, Alexandria 21526 , Egypt     Phone: +(203)-4839999 Fax: +(203)-4820450   Email: