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Coptic Night!

Bishops and Monasteries in Late Antique Egypt:

Recent Research in Coptic Studies at Macquarie University

 

The Society for the Study of Early Christianity presents reports on recent research by Coptic Studies scholars in the Department of Ancient History, which will be showcased in two illustrated presentations. Dr Jennifer Cromwell, a new Macquarie Univer-sity Research Fellow in Coptic Studies who arrived from the University of Oxford in April 2010, will present a paper on archaeological and textual evidence for Bishops in Thebes. Dr Victor Ghica, who teaches Coptic in the Department of Ancient History, will report on his excavations of monastic sites in the Eastern and Western deserts of Egypt.

 

Speaker:     Dr Jennifer Cromwell

Topic:         Archaeological and textual evidence for Bishops in Thebes

Speaker:     Dr Victor Ghica

Topic:         Report on excavations of monastic sites in the Eastern and Western deserts of Egypt
Date:           Wednesday 26 October 2011, 7.00 pm – 9.00 pm

Venue:        Museum of Ancient Cultures Seminar Room, Building X5B, 3rd floor, Macquarie University

Contact:      Please RSVP for catering purposes to ssec@mq.edu.au or ring 9850 7512. No charge for entry

Parking:     Parking is available in the W4, X3 and X4 carparks. Parking fees apply. Tickets can be purchased from vending machines in carparks (accepts coins and credit cards).

Please join us to learn about Macquarie’s research and new initiatives in the field of Coptic Studies.

 

 

 

 

 

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