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Live Online Lecture: Decolonizing the Troubled Archive of Papyri and Papyrology…

Decolonizing the Troubled Archive of Papyri and Papyrology in a Global Digital Age: A View from Contemporary Egypt

Usama Gad, Ain Shams University

Bio
Dr Gad is a classicist, papyrologist, digital humanist, and the Assistant Professor of Papyrology and Classics at Ain Shams University. He is also a columnist in several Cairo- and London-based newspapers, active twitterist and blogger at Everyday Orientalism and Classics in Arabic. His writings, in English and Arabic, cover a wide range of topics pertaining to Egyptian classical antiquity and modernity.

This keynote lecture has been generously funded by the Irish Research Council and European Research Council.

This keynote lecture is part of the Symposium
Fresh Perspectives on the Chester Beatty Biblical Papyri, Papyrology, and Communication in the Ancient World.
8–10 October 2021
More information on the symposium here.

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