Hellenic Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt (Ε.Ε.Μ.Α.Α.)

Found in Athens in December 2009, the Hellenic Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt is aiming to assist the development of scientific research in the field of Egyptology in Greece, to support all attempts in doing so and to demonstrate the character of Ancient Egyptian civilization (Memorandum, article 3)

The Hellenic Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt was found in Athens in December 2009. According to the Memorandum, its key goals are:

1. To establish a Library for Egyptian Studies in the vicinity of Athens prefecture, with its content emphasizing in the relations between Egypt and the Hellenic world in antiquity as well as the relations of Egypt with the ancient civilizations of the East Mediterranean. Our penultimate goal is to connect our Library for Egyptian Studies with Universities across Greece, so that students will be able to expand their research on subjects related to the Library’s thematic fields.

2. To organize conferences, seminars and related activities, and to participate in events of such type in Greece and abroad.

3. To organize educational activities for children and adults. We aim to establish a Workshop for Hieroglyphs and Introduction to Egyptian Civilization for adults and to run educational programmes for children, performed by specialists/museum educators.

4. To publish scientific works of a single or multiple writers as well as translations in Greek of Egyptological literature sources.

5. To create a digital newsletter where the Society’s activity will be demonstrated.

6. To communicate and cooperate with other Egyptological scientific groups (research institutes, foundations, societies, associations, cultural organizations etc) in Greece and abroad.

7. To cooperate with research institutes associated with the study of Egyptology and Oriental Studies, emphasizing in archaeology and epigraphy.