al-Bīmāristān al-Manṣūrī (Qalāwūn’s hospital) and the status of Christian physicians in late 13th –  early 14th c. Egypt

Friday, May 24, 2019

University of Toronto

Speaker: Professor Linda Northrup

Associate Professor, Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations


The Epic of Coptic Linguistics: A Brief Personal View

Thursday, March 12, 2015

University of Toronto

Speaker: Dr. Ariel Shisha-Halevy

Emeritus Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem


The First Major Liturgical Transformation in Ethiopia. A Tale of Two Churches and a Metropolitan in the Twelfth Century
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
University of Toronto

Speaker: Father Emmanuel Fritsch

CSSp. Research Associate,

Centre Francais des Etudes Ethiopiennes,  Addis Abeba,  Ethiopia


The Afterlife of Ankh

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
University of Toronto

Speaker: Dr. Mariam Ayad

Associate Professor of Egyptology, Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology, Egyptology (SAPE). American University in Cairo, Egypt


Recycling the Past: The Reuse of Pharaonic Stone Material in the Coptic Buildings of Coptos
Thursday, November 28, 2013
University of Toronto

Speaker: Dr. Cédric Gobeil

Associate Professor
Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) Director of the French Archaeological Mission to Deir el-Medina (IFAO)


From Thebes to Constantinople: The Emergence of Egyptian Christianity
November 26, 2012
Room 323, 4 Bancroft Avenue, Toronto

Speaker: Dr. Vince Tobin

Emeritus Professor of St. Mary’s University, Halifax

Copto-Ethiopian Seminar:

Saturday, April 2, 2011
University of Toronto


The Rock-Hewn Churches of Ethiopia

Speaker: Prof. Michael Gervers

University of Toronto

The Reuse of Ancient Rock-Cut Monuments in Egypt as Churches

Speaker: Dr. Ramez Boutros

Department of Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations