Daily Archives: December 18, 2011

Congratulating Our Colleagues – Lynne Kutsukake

The translation by Lynne Kutsukake of the writings of the contemporary Japanese author Masuda Mizuko has been published; it is entitled Single Sickness and Other Stories (Cornell University East Asia Series, 2011) and distributed by University of Hawaii Press.  These … Continue reading

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Black Day for Egyptian Heritage – Oldest Scientific Library in Egypt and the Middle East Burns

The Egyptian Scientific Institute which established in 1798 by Napoleon Bonaparte has been burned. The fire started on Saturday December 17, 2011. The Egyptian Scientific Institute is the oldest scientific institute in Egypt and Middle East with a rare library collection. For more … Continue reading

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