Online Lecture Series

Material and Written Culture of Christian Egypt

This online lecture series is organized by the Coptic Old Testament Project in cooperation with the Seminar for Egyptology and Coptic Studies at the University of Göttingen. All lectures are held on Zoom. If you would like to attend, please send an e-mail to Alin Suciu to receive the invitation link and password. The Waiting Room will be opened 15 minutes before the lecture starts. Please note that for technical reasons we might have to limit access on some lectures on a first come, first served basis. Past Lectures are available on our YouTube channel.

Next Lecture

To be announced

Past Lectures Past Lectures

  • Alberto Camplani
    The Patriarchal Institution in Egypt and its Ideology between Demetrius and Isaac: Old and New Documents
    Wednesday, October 21, 2020
    YouTube Video
  • Arietta Papaconstantinou
    Forms of life-writing in Coptic Literature
    Wednesday, November 25, 2020
    YouTube Video
  • Paola Buzi
    From This to Turin: The Eighth-Century Papyrus Codices Preserved in the Museo Egizio
    Wednesday, December 26, 2020
    YouTube Video
  • Mark Swanson
    On the Thirteenth-Century ‘Golden Age’ of Copto-Arabic Literature: The Case of Butrus al-Sadamanti 
    Wednesday, January 20, 2021
    YouTube Video
  • Febe Armanios
    Coptic Christians in Ottoman Egypt, 1517-1798: Religious Practices and Communal Dynamics
    Wednesday, January 20, 2021
    YouTube Video
  • Gesa Schenke
    Faith and Healing:  Disease Management in Byzantine Egypt
    Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    YouTube Video
  • Adam Łajtar
    Literacy of Christian Nubia: One script, three languages (Greek, Coptic, Old Nubian)
    Wednesday, February 17, 2021
    YouTube Video
  • Louise Blanke
    An Archaeology of Egyptian Monasticism: Settlement, Economy and Daily Life at the White Monastery Federation
    Wednesday, April 21, 2021
    YouTube Video
  • Jacques van der Vliet
    The Apocalypse of Paul (Visio Pauli) in the Literary Landscape of Egypt
    Wednesday, May 26, 2021
    YouTube Video
  • Roberta Mazza
    Performing papyrology: Dismounting cartonnage, dismembering codices and other tricks
    Wednesday, June 23, 2021
    YouTube Video
  • Samuel Rubenson
    The Legacy of Origen in Early Egyptian Monasticism
    Wednesday, October 27, 2021
    YouTube Video
  • Hugo Lundhaug
    A Thousand Years of Coptic Apocrypha
    Wednesday, November 10, 2021
    YouTube Video
  • Mary K. Farag
    Late Antique Homilies on the Holy Places in Egypt
    Wednesday, December 15, 2021
    YouTube Video