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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

CALL FOR PAPERS: The Second International Conference on Christian Egypt, CAIRO

Call for papers
1st Circular
The Second International Conference on Christian Egypt

Historiography in Christian Egypt 284-641 AD.:
Historical, Ecclesiastical, Documentary, and Archaeological Evidence
Ain Shams University, Cairo, 5th -7th May 2015

Dear colleague(s),
I have the pleasure to invite you to attend the conference “Historiography in Egypt 284-641 AD.: Historical, Ecclesiastical, Documentary, and Archaeological Evidence " which will be held on 5th – 7th May 2015 and will be organized by History Dept., Faculty of Arts, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt in collaboration with “The Annual Symposium of Medieval History, Ain Shams University”.
The organizing committee will cover 4 days accommodation (breakfast and lunch), transfer from and to the Airport, and file of the conference. We will arrange also a for free tourist tour during the days of the conference. The accommodation will be at the Guest House (Dār al-Dyāfah) of the university (single or double rooms with bath).
The themes of the conference are:
- The historical writings on Egypt.
- The ecclesiastical history of Egypt.
- The literary and papyrological sources.
- Archaeological Evidence.

The Scholarly Committee of the Conference:
Prof. Dr. Cornelia Römer
Prof. Dr. Vassilios Christides
Prof. Dr. Pablo Argárate
Dr. Eleni Pachoumi
Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ibrahim
Prof. Dr. Ishaac Ebied
Prof. Dr. Sayyed M. Omar
Prof. Dr. Wesam A. Farag
Prof. Dr. Zbida M. Atta

The Organizing committee of the Conference:
General Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Abdel-Razek M. Barakat  (Dean of the Faculty)
Executive President: Prof. Dr. Tarek M. Muhammad (Vice-Dean of the Faculty)
Advisors: Prof. Dr. Mustafa Mortada (Vice-Dean of the Faculty)
                 Prof. Ibrahim M. Gendi
                 Prof. Dr. Mahasen el-Waqaad
Dr. Abdul Aziz M. Ramadan
Secretary: Samer Qandil and Omar Imam
Fees of the conference are 200 $ for non Egyptian scholars, which have to be paid before the conference or during the registration in the morning of the first day of the conference, 350 EP for the Egyptian scholars, and 250 EP for the minor researchers and MA-PH.D students.
A 250-300 words abstract must be sent by 25th December 2014 and the complete papers by 1st  May 2015 .
Languages of the conference are Arabic and English.
Contacts: Professor Dr. Tarek M. Muhammad, chairman of the conference and Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Arts, e.mail: tarekmansoureg@yahoo.com and Mr. Omar Imam, secretary of the conference:  merosh2000@yahoo.com  
1-All the papers will be published by Cambridge Scholars Publishers in one volume.
2Participants who would like to stay many days in Cairo after the conference, we can arrange their staying in the Guest House of the university at their expense with the same price of the conference.
Participants who will not stay in the Guest House of the university, we advise them to stay in the hotel of Triumph, Heliopolis (4 Stars). http://www.hotelscombined.ae/Hotel/Triumph_Hotel.htm

Executive President of the conference

Prof. Dr. Tarek M. Muhammad
Vice-Dean of the faculty of Arts
Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.