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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


Lecture:Technologies of Ancient Greek Metrology

Lecture:Technologies of Ancient Greek Metrology

30-12-2021

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

Pottery Making Technology

23-12-2021

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

Ancient Greek Ships

16-12-2021

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.

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