Why Hellenistic Studies ?

Why Hellenistic Studies ? The Hellenistic world comprises of a profitable and crucial case of study. In the present day, often described with terms such as globalization and universalism, ...

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The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies has the privilege to be based in Alexandria, the capital of the Hellenistic world. The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic studies is situated in the ...

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The Alexandria Center for the Hellenistic Studies

Since its founding by Alexander the Great in 331 BCE, and for a period of over 600 years, Alexandria was the cultural capital of the world, especially during the Ptolemaic period. The Hellenistic period – specifically in Alexandria but also throughout the Mediterranean – witnessed many achievements and contributions in all fields of knowledge that have greatly added to man’s thought and the progress of civilization.

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies, was established as a joint collaboration between the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, the Onassis Foundation, the Vardinoyannis Foundation and the University of Alexandria. The Center is open to scholars from around the world who are keen to obtain diplomas, Masters and Doctorates in Hellenistic studies in particular, in various specializations: History - Literature - Art, Archeology and Architecture - Philosophy and Science

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The Concept of Hamartia in Plotinus

03 May 2022 - 03 May 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

12 Apr 2022 - 12 Apr 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

31 Mar 2022 - 31 Mar 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.

Master’s program in Hellenistic Studies

01 Jan 2022 - 01 Jan 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

Bahar at the Museum

04 Oct 2020 - 04 Oct 2020

The Alexandria Center for Hellenistic Studies affiliated to Academic Research sector at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, in Cooperation with the Alexandria Center for maritime archaeology and underwater culture heritage affiliated to Faculty of Arts - Alexandria University and the Alexandria National Museum affiliated to the ministry of Tourism, and Antiquities. Organized a workshop entitled “BAHAR in the Museum” on Sunday 4 October 2020 at the Alexandria National Museum, as part of the museum’s celebration of its seventeenth anniversary.

The workshop targeted children aged 6-12 years in order to introduce them to the immersed cultural heritage and how to preserve it. This is done by using advanced educational methods and technology to communicate accessible information in an interactive and interesting way.

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