CIFET Opens the Door for Participation in the “Publishing Theses” Project

Cairo International Festival for Experimental Theater (CIFET) announces opening the door for participation in the “Publishing Theses” project among its publications in the upcoming edition and selects (theatrical experimentation and technological development) topic.

Furthermore, artist Saeed Kabeel -CIFET’s Director- states the terms and conditions for participation: any thesis should be presented for the purpose of obtaining a master’s or doctorate degrees… and that the thesis had previously been discussed in an Egyptian, Arab or foreign university in 2000 and beyond.

Kabeel adds: CIFET accepts the theses submitted by Egyptian, Arab and foreign researchers and offers a reward of 10000 EGP for the owners of published theses.

Regarding the participation modalities, they are as follows: the researcher fills in the application form in which he will upload the full research paper in Word & PDF and a brief CV. Subsequently, a specialized committee evaluates the research papers and chooses those which meet the requirements of the main theme of the edition (theatrical experimentation and technological development). Additionally, the printed theses are distributed for free among the guests of the festival, academies, theatrical departments and other production or scientific entities.

Concerning the submission and participation date, the deadline is July 15, 2022. The shortlisted research papers will be published on August 15, 2022. As for the research papers of non-Egyptian researchers -Arabs and foreigners-, the full research papers will be published in a book among CIFET’s publications. The scientific committee has the right to select one or more research paper(s) closely linked to the main theme of the festival this year (theatrical experimentation and technological development). The owners of the previously-mentioned research papers are to be invited to present their research topics within CIFET’s symposium program.

It is noteworthy that the 29th edition of CIFET -headed by Dr. Gamal Yakout- is scheduled to take place between 1-8 September, 2022, under the patronage of the Minister of Culture, Dr. Ines Abdeldayem.