Research Centre for Irish Studies (RCIS), affiliated to the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at The British University in Egypt, is a campus based research centre established in October 2020. It was inaugurated by H.E. Ambassador Sean O'Regan, Irish ambassador to Egypt on 17 November 2021.
The Research Centre for Irish Studies (RCIS) aspires to be the leading research centre for Irish Studies and all matters Irish in Egypt, the Middle East, and Africa. It aims to foster, promote and disseminate trans-disciplinary, interdisciplinary and discipline specific research related to all matters Irish.
International partnerships and networking are key objectives in order to stimulate international collaboration on Irish studies between undergraduate students, postgraduates, early and mid-career researchers, scholars, industry, and centers interested in Ireland and matters Irish, in Egypt, the Middle East and Africa. RCIS further seeks to promote Irish culture and artistic interest in a broader sense for a wide variety of audiences.
Associate Prof. Rania M Rafik Khalil (Irish Drama and Theatre)
RCIS e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org