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12/03/2018 - 12:22hs

Researcher honored for Brazil-Egypt dialogue

The Coordinator of the Department of Portuguese Language at Aswan University was awarded an honor by an Indian institution for his work to connect developing countries like India, Brazil and Egypt.

Press Release

ElGebaly (3rd, L to R) accepted an honor

São Paulo – Egyptian professor and researcher Maged ElGebaly, who coordinates the Department of Portuguese Language at the University of Aswan, was awarded an honor by Indi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University for his work in building dialogue between Brazil, Egypt and India, as part of initiatives intended to connect developing countries. He worked to create the first Portuguese language department in his country.

ElGebaly attended the 6th International Conference on Hispanism and Portuguese Language Studies, held at the Indian university, in Delhi, on March 8 and 9. He delivered lectures before and during the conference, on topics including the ties between the Portuguese and Spanish languages, the poems written by Cecília Meireles in India, and the preliminary results of research done in tandem with Brazilian researcher Liliane Correa into Dom Pedro II’s visit to Egypt during the 19th century.

*Translated by Gabriel Pomerancblum

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