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Workshop "Introduction to Meroitic Script and Texts"
02 Feb 2019

  In collaboration with The Nubia Museum, Aswan, the Center is organizing a four-day workshop entitled "Introduction to Meroitic script and texts” from February 3-6, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. in the Nubia Museum, Aswan. The lectures are given by. Dr. Claude Rilly, research fellow at the CNRS and director of the SFDAS. with Dr. Ahmed Mansour, the director of the Center, who will be presenting and commingling on the “Journey of writing in Egypt” documentary, produced by the Library of Alexandria.


Memory of Printing and Publishing in the Middle East
17 Jan 2019

The Center published a new book titled "Memory of Printing and Publishing in the Middle East". It presents to the interested researchers in the history of printing and print culture, who are concerned with the interactions between intellectual and socio-economic aspects of Middle Eastern history, papers not limited to printing in Arabic; but cover a range of Middle Eastern languages and scripts.


Aesthetics of Arabic Writing and Language of Islamic Papyri Texts
20 Dec 2018

 The Center organizes a lecture entitled "Aesthetics of Arabic Writing and Language of Islamic Papyri Texts”, and given by Prof. Dr. Mohammed Abdullatif, former assistant minister of Antiquities, and Professor of Islamic and Coptic antiquities At Mansoura University. The lecture is held on Thursday, December 20, 2018, at 12 noon, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, main entrance, Auditorium Hall.