Director's Message

Serageldin with Former President Nelson Mandela

This year, the RACC is organizing a special meeting in Alexandria, hosted by the BA and which will include also full participation of the Future Earth (FE) program and the African scientific institutions. The meeting is scheduled for 24-25 August 2016, and the key findings of that conference will be presented at a session in the Global Science and technology for Society (STS) Forum in Kyoto in October, where about 1000 key leaders of Industry, politics and science from about 100 countries will be present. The event is officially opened by the Prime Minister of Japan.

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Ismail Serageldin
Director of the Library of Alexandria

Alexandrian Activities

The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) continually organizes new projects, as well as more than 1000 cultural and scientific events, every year, such as annual book fairs, art exhibitions, conferences, seminars, concerts, and theatrical performances.

Calendar of planned events

Conferences & Fellowships