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program of 2nd workshop
9-5-2010



2nd Hellenistic Studies Workshop


Alexandria 4-10 July 2010


Bibliotheca Alexandrina


 


Program:


 


1. Lectures


 


4 July:   Inauguration of the Workshop


(BA Conference Center, Room C)



17:30 - 18:00  Coffee break and registration


 


18:00     Welcome by Sahar Hamouda, director of The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies


 


18:15     Kyriakos Savvopoulos: Description of the workshop


 


Key lectures:


18:30     Petros Themelis: Alexandria-Messene: Economic, Cultural and Artistic Relations


 


19:30     Paolo Gallo: Nelson Island at Aboukir (4th-3rd century BC): An Ephemeral and Unknown Early Ptolemaic Foundation on the Egyptian Mediterranean Coast


 


 


5 July:  The Greco-Roman Mediterranean in Contact: Culture, Topography, Art


 (BA Main Building, Gadrausing Hall)


 


17:00     Ifigenia Dekoulakou: The Sanctuary of the “Egyptian Deities” in Brexiza, Marathon


 


18:00     Hanna Stöger: Ostia. Scaled Space Syntax Approach to a Roman Port City


 


19:00     Magdalini Basileiadou: The Ivory Plaques of Eleutherna, Crete and their  Workshop 


 


 


6 July:   Religious expressions in the Greco-Roman Mediterranean


 (BA Main Building, Gadrausing Hall)


 


17:00     Olympia Panagiotidou (Thessaloniki): The Divine Healings in the Temples of Asklepios as “Turning  Points” in the Life Narratives of Suppliants


 


18:00     Yasmine Hussein: Pilgrimage in Alexandria (3rd century BC- 6th century AD)


 


19:00     Athanasios Koutoupas: Patron gods in Hellenistic Coinage. Royal Ideology from a Religious Point of View


 


 


7 July:   Customs, Identity and Ideology in the Hellenistic World


 (BA Main Building, Gadrausing Hall)


 


17:00     Nikolas Dimakis: Identity in the Classical and Hellenistic Northern Peloponnese: The Evidence from Burials - an overview


 


18:00     Kyriakos Savvopoulos: The Nature of the Alexandrian Elite Hypogea Reconsidered


 


19:00     Mona Haggag: Archaeological Society of Alexandria: Past, Present and Future


 


 


8 July:   Recent Works/research in Alexandria


 (BA Main Building, Gadrausing Hall)


 


17:00     Mervat Seif El Din: The Recently Discovered Hellenistic Sanctuary of Bubastis in Alexandria


 


18:00     Pascale Ballet: Recent Works in the site of  Butto, Nile Delta


 


19:00     Hanaa Mohamed Tawfik (CEAlex): Field and Laboratory Conservation in Archeology, Dry land and Underwater


 


 


9 July:   Closing Session


 (BA Main Building, Gadrausing Hall)


 


10:00     Udai Prakash Arora: India and the Hellenistic World


 


11:00     Round table: Alexandria Before Alexander: did it really exist?  What was special about it?


               Discussion-closing Remarks (Introduced by Mona Haggag)


 


(Goodbye Lunch)


 


 


10 July: Free day for exploration of the city (e.g. Cavafy museum, Montazah Gardens, Greek Quarter)


 


 


2. Visits in Archaeological Sites and Museums


 


All visits will start at 9:00


 


5 July:   Hellenistic Necropolis of Mustapha Kamel and Pharos Island (Anfushi)


6 July:   The Roman theatre, baths, auditoria and villas in Kom el-Dikka


7 July:   The Roman catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa- Sarapeion


8 July:   National Museum of Antiquities. Greek-Orthodox Patriarchate (Library and the Cistern)


9 July:   Bibliotheca Alexandrina: collections, Museum of Antiquities


 


 


 


3. Contributors (title and institution)


 


Arora Udai Prakash, Prof.


Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


       uparora12@yahoo.co.in


 


        Ballet Pascale, Prof.


L'Université de Poitiers


Pascale.Ballet@mshs.univ-poitiers.fr


 


Basileiadou Magda, Dr.


Society of Messenian Archaeological Studies, Athens


magdavasi@yahoo.gr


 


Dekoulakou Ifigenia, Dr.


Archaeological Service, Athens


 


Dimakis Nikolas, PhD candidate


University of Nottingham


nikdim26@yahoo.gr


 


Seif  El Din Mervat, Dr.


Greco-Roman Museum of Alexandria


mervatseifeldin@yahoo.com


 


Gallo Paolo, Prof.


Turin University


apologal@gmail.com


 


Haggag Mona, Prof.


University of Alexandria


hendalius@yahoo.com


 


Hussein Yasmine, Researcher, MA


Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center, Bibliotheca Alexandrina


yasmine.ali@bibalex.org


 


Koutoupas Athanasios, MA


The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies/ Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


Thakou02@gmail.com


 


Pangiotidou Olympia, PhD candidate


Aristotle University of Thessaloniki


olympia.pana@gmail.com


 


Savvopoulos Kyriakos, Dr.


The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies


Savvopoulos1977@gmail.com


 


 


 


Stöger Hanna, Dr.


Leiden University


H.Stoger@arch.leidenuniv.nl


 


Tawfik Hanaa, Ms.


Restoration labs, CEAlex


hanatewfick@yahoo.com


 


Themelis Petros, Prof.


       Society of Messenian Archaeological Studies, Athens


 pthemelis@hotmail.com