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Registration is Now Open for the Specialized Diploma, Masters and PhD Scholarships

Registration is Now Open for the Specialized Diploma, Masters and PhD Scholarships

1-8-2022 30-8-2022

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies (ACHS) announces the beginning of registration for the Specialized Diploma, Master’s and PhD programs in Hellenistic Studies from Alexandria University, from

1–30 August 2022.

 


Funerary Archaeology, Art and Architecture in Hellenistic and Roman Times

Funerary Archaeology, Art and Architecture in Hellenistic and Roman Times

14-6-2022

The BA Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies (ACHS) in collaboration with the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA), and the Archaeological Society of Alexandria (ASA), organizes

An International Workshop for Postgraduate Students from Greece and Egypt

entitled "Funerary Archaeology, Art and Architecture in Hellenistic and Roman Times"

3–7 July 2022

Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center, Delegates Hall

Registration Deadline: 30 June 2022

Registeration Link

The workshop will be in English.


The Life of the Red Sea Dhow: A Cultural History of Seaborne Exploration in the Islamic World

The Life of the Red Sea Dhow: A Cultural History of Seaborne Exploration in the Islamic World

1-6-2022

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies – BA Academic Research Sector organizes a lecture entitled:

The Life of the Red Sea Dhow:

 

A Cultural History of Seaborne Exploration in the Islamic World

 

By Prof. Dionisius Agius

Fellow of the British Academy,

Emeritus Professor of Arabic Studies and Islamic Material Culture The University of Exeter, UK

 

Wednesday, 1st June 2022; 2:00 - 4:00pm

Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Conference Center, the Small Theater

The lecture will be in English and translated into Arabic

Open to the public until the maximum number of hall capacity is reached, and all attendees must wear a medical mask, maintain a safe distance, and provide proof of receiving the Covid-19 vaccine.


The Concept of Hamartia in Plotinus

The Concept of Hamartia in Plotinus

3-5-2022

The BA Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, in cooperation with the Institute for Mediterranean Studies - FORTH, organizes a lecture entitled

The Concept of Hamartia in Plotinus

 

By Prof. Suzanne Stern-Gillet

Professor of Ancient Philosophy, The University of Bolton, UK

Tuesday, 3rd May 2022

Lecture Registration Link

Lecture will be in English

The lecture will take place on Zoom at 7:00 pm in Athens and Alexandria, 6:00 pm in Paris, 5:00 pm in Oxford, and 12:00 noon in New York.


Plotinus and the Gnostics

Plotinus and the Gnostics

12-4-2022

The BA Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, in cooperation with the Institute for Mediterranean Studies - FORTH, organizes a lecture entitled

Plotinus and the Gnostics

 

By Prof. Mark J. Edwards

Associate Professor in Patristics in the Faculty of Theology and Religion in the University of Oxford, UK

Lecture will be in English

Lecture Registration Link

The lecture will take place on Zoom at 9:00 pm in Athens, 8:00 pm in Alexandria and Paris, 7:00 pm Oxford, and 2:00 pm in New York.


World Cultural Heritage Sites in North African Countries

World Cultural Heritage Sites in North African Countries

31-3-2022

The BA Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies organizes a lecture entitled “World Cultural Heritage Sites in North African Countries”, delivered by Dr. Hend Ahmed Abu Shaheen, PhD in Greco-Roman Archaeology (Alexandria University/the University of Münster, Germany). It is held on Thursday, 31 March 2022, at 2:00 pm, in the BACC Delegates Hall.

The lecture is open for public until the maximum capacity of the hall is reached. All attendees must wear facemasks, keep a safe distance, and present a COVID-19 vaccination proof.


Intellect Sober, Intellect Drunk: Some Reflections on the Plotinian Ascent Narrative

Intellect Sober, Intellect Drunk: Some Reflections on the Plotinian Ascent Narrative

22-3-2022

The BA Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, in cooperation with the Institute for Mediterranean Studies - FORTH, organizes a lecture entitled

Intellect Sober, Intellect Drunk: Some Reflections on the Plotinian Ascent Narrative

 

By Prof. John Dillon

Chair and Professor of History Trinity College, Dublin

Tuesday, 22 March 2022

Lecture Registration Link

Lecture will be in English

The lecture will take place on Zoom at 7:00 pm in Athens and Alexandria, 6:00 pm in Paris, 5:00 pm Oxford, and 12:00 noon in New York.


How Much Did the Personalities of Philosophers Shape the Fate of Alexandrian and Athenian Teaching?

How Much Did the Personalities of Philosophers Shape the Fate of Alexandrian and Athenian Teaching?

28-2-2022

The BA Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, in cooperation with the Institute for Mediterranean Studies - FORTH,

organizes a lecture entitled

The Friend, the Eccentric, and the Jerk: How Much Did the Personalities of Philosophers Shape the Fate of Alexandrian and Athenian Teaching?

 

By Prof. Edward J. Watts

Chair and Professor of History

University of California, San Diego

 

Monday, 28 February 2022

The lecture will take place on Zoom at 7 pm Athens and Alexandria, 6 pm Paris, 5 pm Oxford, and 12 pm New York.

Lecture Link

 


Seminar:Underwater Culture Heritage Education and Outreach in the Arab States

Seminar:Underwater Culture Heritage Education and Outreach in the Arab States

24-2-2022

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies organizes, in cooperation with the UNESCO Chair for Underwater Cultural Heritage, Alexandria University, and the UNESCO Cairo Office a Seminar entitles:
UCH Education and Outreach in the Arab States
Thursday, 24 February 2022; 11:00 am–4:00 pm
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Main Entrance, Auditorium
To Attend the event at BA, please registration through the following Link.
To attend the event through zoom, please register, please registration through the following Link.


Master’s program in Hellenistic Studies

Master’s program in Hellenistic Studies

1-1-2022

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

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which degree would you like to apply?

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