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The Bulgarian Delegation's Visit to Saint Demiana Monastery

Under the auspices of Prof. Mohammed Hassan Kenawy; President of Mansoura University and Prof. Ashraf Mohammed Swelem; Vice-president of Mansoura University for Postgraduates and Research Affairs, and the leadership of Prof. Amina Ibrahim Shalaby; Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels Mansoura University andProf. Nehad Kamal Eldeen Sayed;Vice-dean for Postgraduates Studies and Research Affairs, a field visit was organised toSaint Demiana Monastery at Belkas City in Dkahliya Governorate with Bulgarian delegation on Monday; the 13th of November 2017.

The visit was honoured by the presence of Prof. Kristo Bondzolov;President of Veliko Tarnovo University,Prof. Karim Naema; International Communication Officer at Veliko Tarnovo University,Dr. Karim Abd El- Ghany;Faculty of Arts – Mansoura University, and Ms. Marlyn Makram; Director of External Relations at Manosura University. 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The French Delegation's Visit to the Wooden Sculptures Exhibition

Under the auspices of Prof. Mohamed Hassan Kenawy; President of Mansoura University, Prof. Ashraf Mohammed Swelem; Vice-president of Mansoura University for Postgraduates and Research Affairs, and the leadership of Prof. Amina Ibrahim Shalaby; Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels - Mansoura University, Prof. Nehad Kamal Eldeen Sayed;Vice-dean for Postgraduates and Research Affairs, the French members of the French Institute of Oriental Antiquities made a visit to the wooden sculptures exhibition "held at the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Mansoura University" on Thursday the 2nd of November 2017.

The exhibition includes 29 sculptural pieces representing the Egyptian heritage and includes for instance the Egyptian peasant, the Egyptian solicitor, the Egyptian rebab band and Oum Kulthum Band.      

The exhibition aims at creating a fruitful co-operation between the faculty of Tourism and Hotels and the Faculty of Specific Education, for the purpose of drawing students' attentions to the works and activities of the sculpture department of the Faculty of Specific Education and shedding light on the exhibition's artefacts that play a part in enriching the Egyptian tourism industry. 

The French Delegation's Visit to Some Historical Sites

Under the auspices of Prof. Mohamed Hassan Kenawy; President of Mansoura University, Prof. Ashraf Mohammed Swelem; Vice-president of Mansoura University for Postgraduates and Research Affairs, and the leadership of Prof. Amina Ibrahim Shalaby; Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels Mansoura University, Prof. Nehad Kamal Eldeen Sayed;Vice-dean for Postgraduates Studies and Research Affairs,and in the proceedings of the workshop, which is run  by the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Mansoura University from the first to the third of November 2017, under the title of "The Methodology of Scientific Research in Ancient Egypt", a field visit was organised to some archaeological and historical sites on Wednesday; 1st of November 2017. The visit was honoured to host some keynote archaeologists, as well as the keynote members of the French delegation from the French Institutes of Oriental Antiquities "Institut Francais D'Archeologie Oriental (IFAO)" including:

-         Dr. Laurent Bavay;Archaeologist, Egyptologist and Director the IFAO.

-         Dr. Frédéric Guyot;Archaeologist and Scientific Member of the IFAo.

-         Dr. Nicolas Michel;Historian of the Ottoman Period and Research Director at the IFAO.

-         Dr. Felix Relats Montserrat;Archaeologist, Egyptologist and Scientific Member of the IFAO.

-         Prof. Hassan Selim;Egyptologist, Scientific Expert at the IFAO and Professor of Egyptology, Faculty of Arts – Ain Shams University.

-         Ass. Prof. Eltayeb Abbas;Egyptologist, Associate Researcher at the IFAO and Assistant professor, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Minia University.  

The visit was also honoured by the presence of:

-         Prof. Huessien Haggag;Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Applied Arts – Damietta University.

-         Prof. Nehad kamal Eldeen Sayed,Professor and Head of the Archaeology Department, Faculty of Arts – Mansoura University and Vice-dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research Affairs, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Mansoura University.

-         Ass. Prof. Rehab Mahmoud Al- Sharnouby;Assistant Professor and Head of Tourism Guidance Department, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Mansoura University.

-         Ass. Prof. Nermine Mahmoud Shoukry;Assistant Professor of Tourism Guidance Department, Faculty of tourism and Hotels – Mansoura University.

-         Dr. Mona Ezz Ali;Lecturer of Tourism Guidance Department, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Mansoura University.

-         Dr. Karim Ahmed Abd El-Fattah;Lecturer of Tourism Guidance, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Mansoura University.

-         Dr. Mohammed Abd El- Mawla;Lecturer of Archaeology, Faculty of Tourism and Hotels – Mansoura University.

-         Dr. Ahmed Adel Hammad; Lecturer of Tourism Studies, the Faculty of tourism and Hotels – Mansoura University.

Some important archeological and religious sites were visited, including for instance:

1-    Tell El- Rub'a "Mendes"which was the capital of Egypt in the twenty-ninth dynasty. It includes remnants of a temple dates back to the Ramesside period and Saite period. The site also includes remnants of some coffins of sacred ram, a cemetery dates back to the old kingdom and the sacred lake.

2-    Behbeet El- Hagar, which includes the remnants of Isis Temple that dates back to the late period.

3-    Saint Demiana Monastery.

 

A Workshop on Egyptology at the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels

Under the auspices of Prof. Mohamed Hassan Kenawy; President of Mansoura University, Prof. Ashraf Mohammed Swelem; Vice-president of Mansoura University for Postgraduates and Research Affairs, and the leadership of Prof. Amina Ibrahim Shalaby; Dean of the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels - Mansoura University, Prof. Nehad Kamal Eldeen Sayed;Vice-dean for Postgraduates and Research Affairs, the Faculty of Tourism and Hotels in co-operation with the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology "Institut Francais D'Archeologie Oriental (IFAO)"successfully ran a workshop entitled "Methodology of Research on Ancient Egypt".

The workshop aims at explaining the tasks of the French Institute of Oriental Archaeology, as well as shedding light on the discovered antiquities by the French mission and displaying the modern research methods in Egyptology.

The workshop included the talks of Dr. Laurent Bavay;Archaeologist, Egyptologist and Director the IFAO andDr. Nicolas Michel; Historian of the Ottoman Period and Research Director at the IFAO, who explained the tasks of the IFAO in the field of archaeological finds and scientific research. On the other hand, Dr. Frédéric Guyot;Archaeologist and Scientific Member of the IFAo, gave a lecture on excavations at the two areas of Tell Aswd in Sharquiya governorate and Tell Samara in Dakahliya governorate, whilst Dr. Felix Relats Montserrat; Archaeologist, Egyptologist and Scientific Member of the IFAO, gave a talk on utilising technology in archaeological excavations with reference to Medamud village in Luxor.

 

 

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