About The Speaker
Karim-Yassin Goessinger founded the Cairo Institute of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CILAS) in 2013. As an educator, Karim-Yassin combines his backgrounds in philosophy and urbanism with practicing Qi Gong, serving tea, and cooking. He advocates liberal arts education and currently hosts a course on the promises and limitations of modern/colonial science at CILAS in Alexandria, Egypt. In addition, Karim-Yassin has been involved in the creation of Darb Al Labbana Lab in collaboration with Lala Studio and Bureau Lada.