Why Hellenistic Studies ?

Why Hellenistic Studies ? The Hellenistic world comprises of a profitable and crucial case of study. In the present day, often described with terms such as globalization and universalism, ...

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Why The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies ?

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies has the privilege to be based in Alexandria, the capital of the Hellenistic world. The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic studies is situated in the ...

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The Alexandria Center for the Hellenistic Studies

Since its founding by Alexander the Great in 331 BCE, and for a period of over 600 years, Alexandria was the cultural capital of the world, especially during the Ptolemaic period. The Hellenistic period – specifically in Alexandria but also throughout the Mediterranean – witnessed many achievements and contributions in all fields of knowledge that have greatly added to man’s thought and the progress of civilization.

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, was established as a joint collaboration between the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Onassis Foundation, the Vardinoyannis Foundation and the University of Alexandria. The Center is open to scholars from around the world who are keen to obtain diplomas, Masters and Doctorates in Hellenistic studies in particular, in various specializations: History - Literature - Art, Archeology and Architecture - Philosophy and Science

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Master’s program in Hellenistic Studies

01 Jan 2022 - 01 Jan 2022

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies (ACHS) announces the beginning of registration for the Master’s program in Hellenistic Studies from 1–15 January 2022.

This Master’s Program is the fruit of a collaboration between ACHS, the Vardinoyannis Foundation, and Alexandria University, and is available in four modules:

  • History
  • Literature
  • Art, Archaeology and Architecture
  • Philosophy and Science

Lecture:Technologies of Ancient Greek Metrology

30 Dec 2021 - 30 Dec 2021

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, BA Academic Sector in cooperation with the Planetarium Science Center, BA Outreach and Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum NOESIS in Greece, and under the auspices General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic.

organize a lecture entitled

“Technologies of Ancient Greek Metrology”

Lecturer: Prof. Sobhy Ashour

Professor of Graeco-Roman Art and Archaeology, Helwan University

Thursday, 30 December 2021; 2:00–3:00 pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Main Entrance, Auditorium

Pottery Making Technology

23 Dec 2021 - 23 Dec 2021

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, BA Academic Sector in cooperation with the Planetarium Science Center, BA Outreach and Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum NOESIS in Greece, and under the auspices General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic.

organize a lecture entitled

Pottery Making Technology

 Dr. Basma Khalil

Lecturer, Faculty of Archaeology and Languages, Matrouh University

Thursday, 23 December 2021; 2:00–4:00 pm

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Main Entrance, Auditorium

The lecture will be delivered in Arabic and there will be a translation in to English

Ancient Greek Ships

16 Dec 2021 - 16 Dec 2021

Within the framework of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's celebration of the Day of the Mediterranean and as a parallel event of the Exhibition IDEA- Ancient Greek Science and Technology, held in the new ALEXploratorium at Planetarium Science center.The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, BA Academic Sector in cooperation with the Planetarium Science Center, BA Outreach and Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum NOESIS in Greece, and under the auspices General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic. organize a lecture entitled:

“Ancient Greek Ships”

Prof. Emad Khalil

Professor of Maritime Archaeology, Alexandria University

Thursday, 16 December 2021; 2:00–3:00 pm

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Main Entrance, Auditorium

  • Open to the public until the maximum number of hall capacity is reached
  • The lecture will be delivered in Arabic and there will be a translation in to English
  • Please adhere to all covid-19 precautionary measures
  • Please note that it is not allowed to enter the Library without proof of COVID-19 vaccination and this through presenting a QR code or Vaccination certificate before entering the library.

Theories about the Antikythera Mechanism: the First Analogue Astronomical Computer of the Ancient Wo

25 Nov 2021 - 25 Nov 2021

Within the framework of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina's celebration of the Day of the Mediterranean and as a parallel event of the Exhibition IDEA- Ancient Greek Science and Technology, held in the new ALEXploratorium at Planetarium Science center.

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, BA Academic Sector in cooperation with the Planetarium Science Center, BA Outreach and Thessaloniki Science Center and Technology Museum NOESIS in Greece, and under the auspices General Secretariat for Greeks Abroad and Public Diplomacy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Hellenic Republic.

organize a lecture entitled

"Theories about the Antikythera Mechanism: the First Analogue Astronomical Computer of the Ancient World "

Mr. Ziad Morsy

Visitor Lecturer, Alexandria Center for Maritime Archeology and Underwater Culture Heritage, Alexandria University

Thursday, 25 November 2021; 2:00–4:00 pm

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Main Entrance, Auditorium

• Open to the public until the maximum number of hall capacity is reached

• Please adhere to all covid-19 precautionary measures

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