Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau - Washington DC

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The Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau welcomed a visit from St. Anthony Catholic School. The students prepared drawings about Egypt to reflect their perception of Egypt and they learned details about the country, its history, culture, and festivals through an engaging presentation by the cultural attaché.

After a visit to the museum, the students joined a workshop about hieroglyphics through which they learned about the ancient Egyptian script, how it was decoded, its development through time, and what its letters represent. The students engaged in various activities, enjoyed writing their names in hieroglyphics, and went home with stories about ancient Egypt.  

The Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau welcomed a group of 20 students from Washington Global Public Charter School on 2 February 2024. During the visit, the students learned about Egypt and its culture and visited the museum of the bureau where they were introduced to the Ancient Egyptian civilization. ECEB organized a workshop for the students through which they learned about hieroglyphics, its meaning, and its usage. The workshop included several activities and competitions to understand the use of hieroglyphic letters and the students were able to write their names in hieroglyphics inside cartouches. The students enjoyed the workshops and were happy to receive stories about Egypt as a gift from ECEB.     

A group of 30 graduates, researchers and faculty of the Johns Hopkins Science, Policy, and Diplomacy Group visited the Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau on 29 January. The visit aimed to learn more about Egypt, and its relationship with the US in the field of Education, science, policy and climate change. The participants had an engaging discussion with Dr. Heba Saad, the director of ECEB, and visited the museum at the bureau.  The members of JHSPDG enjoyed the visit and showed great interest in Egypt’s culture and civilization.

On Friday 12 January, The Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau organized in collaboration with the American Research Center in Egypt a lecture entitled “Ancient Egyptian Women: Moving Beyond Gender Bias”. The lecture was presented by Dr. Maria Ayad, Associate Professor of Egyptology at AUC. The large audience that attended the lecture praised the topic and enjoyed the discussions. This lecture is the first of a series about Egyptian women through the ages. Stay tuned to follow the upcoming ones.

في 12 يناير، نظم المكتب الثقافي المصري بالتعاون مع مركز البحوث الأمريكي محاضرة بعنوان "المرأة المصرية القديمة: تجاوز التحيز الجنسي". ألقت المحاضرة الدكتورة مريم عياد أستاذ علم المصريات المساعد بالجامعة الأمريكية بالقاهرة. وقد حظيت المحاضرة بحضور كبير واستمتع الضيوف بالموضوع وبالمناقشات التي دارت حوله. وتعد المحاضرة الأولى في سلسلة محاضرات عن المرأة المصرية في العصور المختلفة.