Presentation of the book “Mohammed Ali from Kavala” by Khaled Fahmy

4 August 2021

MOHA Research Center and Papasotiriou Publications presented the historian Khaled Fahmy’s book “Mohammed Ali from Kavala”, in an event that took place on Wednesday, August 4, 2021, at 19:30, in the gardens of Mohammed Ali’s House, at Panagia. The author and the President of MOHA Research Center, Mr. Michalis Lychounas, discussed about the recently translated into Greek book.

Portrayed in the West and throughout the Arabic world as a soldier who emerged from obscurity to become the founder of the modern Egyptian state. Mohammed Ali Pasha associated his name with the highest prosperity of the Nile country, created a powerful army, led by his son, Ibrahim Pasha, decisively involved in the Greek Revolution and the war scenes in the Middle East during the 19th century. Khaled Fahmy evaluates the life and work of Mohammed Ali, examining his unprecedented economic, military and social policies, as well as the legacy he left both in Egypt and in his hometown, Kavala.

Khaled Fahmy is Professor of Contemporary Arabic Studies at the University of Cambridge.