The Honorable Maged Refaat Aboulmagd, Consul General of Egypt, Will Speak at Grinnell College November 28

Friday, Nov. 23, 2012 11:19 am

GRINNELL, IA – The Honorable Maged Refaat Aboulmagd, Consul General of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Chicago, will speak at Grinnell College at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Joe Rosenfield '25 Center, Room 101. The talk is titled "Prospects for Future American-Egyptian Relations."

This event is open to the public.

Aboulmagd obtained his B.A. degree in English translation from Al-Azhar University in Cairo, and earned a diploma of English Translation from the American University in Cairo. He has been a diplomat with the Egyptian Foreign Ministry since 1988 and held positions in Belgium, Bahrain, Russia and Nigeria, as well as with the Permanent Mission of Egypt to the United Nations.

His special assignments and U.N.-related experience includes serving as an alternate representative to the U.N. Security Council and as an observer with the United Nations Observer Mission in South Africa.

For more information on his talk at Grinnell, contact Sarah Purcell, purcelsj[at]grinnell[dot]edu, 641-269-3091.

Grinnell welcomes and encourages the participation of people with disabilities. Information on parking and accessibility is available on the college website. Accommodation requests may be made to Conference Operations at 641-269-3235 or calendar[at]grinnell[dot]edu.