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ACHS Field Trip Mendes and Thmuis

ACHS Field Trip Mendes and Thmuis

14-12-2011

As a part of the Methodology and Research Skills course, a field trip was organized and guided by Professor Gunther Holbl and Dr. Mohamed Kenawi to visit the two archaeological sites of Mendes and Thmuis. 

The students gave a short presentation on the history of the sites while looking at the ruins of the ancient towns.


Visiting Professor Günther Hölbl Appointed at ACHS for 2011/2012

Visiting Professor Günther Hölbl Appointed at ACHS for 2011/2012

1-10-2011 1-10-2012

Prof. Günther Hölbl

(Professor of Egyptology at University of Vienna, Austria) will commence his MA classes at the ACHS in October 2011. Professor Hölbl  will be teaching courses on Ptolemaic history and archeology.


Scholarship Announcement

Scholarship Announcement

27-2-2011 1-4-2011

ACHS will grant 2 full scholarships to foreign students with outstanding academic records for the year 2011/2012. Scholarships are kindly offered by the Alexander S. Onassis Foundation and the Vardinoyannis Foundation.

Deadline for application is 1 April, 2011

For more information you can contact us as hellenistic.studies@bibalex.org


ACHS Receives Robert Steven Bianchi

ACHS Receives Robert Steven Bianchi

5-1-2011

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies has been working towards reaching a higher standard of education and research to meet global standards and collaborate with International institutions in this specialized field of study. 


ACHS visiting Professor Paolo Gallo

2-9-2010

Professor Paolo Gallo, University of Turin, reknowned for his work in Nelson Island in Abu Qeir, Alexandria is teaching Methodology and Research Skills as well as the Cultural History of Ptolemaic Egypt at the Center. This is to bring both theoretical and applied study in effect for the benefit of the ACHS' students.


2nd Hellenistic Studies Workshop in Alexandria

2nd Hellenistic Studies Workshop in Alexandria

4-7-2010

Renowned speakers from Greece, UK, Netherlands, Italy, France, Malta and Egypt confirmed their contribution.  Like our 2009 workshop, the program included visits to all the archaeological sites and museums of Alexandria.

 


Alexandria and Other Centers of Thought in Ancient Egypt

Alexandria and Other Centers of Thought in Ancient Egypt

10-12-2009

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies in Cooperation with University College London, UK Presents a Conference on Alexandria and Other Centers of Thought in Ancient Egypt.

This conference on Alexandria and other centers of thought in ancient Egypt was organized by prof.  Mervat Abdel Nasser and was held at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina on 10& 11 Dec.2009. 


The 1st Hellenistic Studies Workshop '09

The 1st Hellenistic Studies Workshop '09

12-7-2009

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies in collaboration with Dr. Kyriakos Savvopoulos organized the 1st Hellenistic Studies Workshop, 12 July 2009 and came to a successful end on the 18 July  2009. Of the center’s aims at its establishment in November 2008 was to go International and increase the awareness of the Hellenistic culture around the world.


An Introduction to Greco-Egyptian Interaction in Hellenistic Alexandria

An Introduction to Greco-Egyptian Interaction in Hellenistic Alexandria

26-4-2009

Mr. Kyriakos Savvopoulos, currently a researcher at The Alexandria and  Mediterranean Research Centre and future lecturer in The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, will be presenting an enlightening overview of the Greco-Egyptian interaction in Alexandria during the Hellenistic period. Since its foundation by Alexander the Great in 331 BC, Alexandria was inhabited by different ethnic groups such as Greeks, Egyptians, Jews and Syrians who coexisted and interacted with one another resulting in a multicultural society. This is evidently reflected in the material culture of the city.


Ship Building in Hellenistic Alexandria

Ship Building in Hellenistic Alexandria

17-4-2009

Dr. Ismail Serageldin, Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Dr.Sahar Hamouda, Director of The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies cordially invite you to attend the lecture Ship Building in Hellenistic Alexandria by Harry Tzalas. The lecture will be given Friday, 17 April 2009, 6:00 pm in the  Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center.

 

 

 

 

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