24 OCTOBER           

19:00h                             Guided tour in the Egyptian Museum of Barcelona for conference attendees. 

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08:30 - 09:30h Registration
09:30 - 10:00h Opening
10:00 - 10:45h

Session chair: Professor Lisa Sabbahy, American University in Cairo (Egypt)

Keynote speaker: Professor Rosalie David, The University of Manchester (UK)

 “Epidemics and their aftermath in ancient Egypt”

10:45 - 11:00h Coffee Break
 1st session: Medicine in Ancient Egypt
11:00 - 13:30h Communications
13:30 - 15:00h Lunch
15:00 - 15:30h

Session chair: Dr. Maria Rosa Guasch-Jané, University Paris-Sorbonne (France)

Keynote speaker: Professor Salima Ikram, American University in Cairo (Egypt)

 "Images  and analyses: recent Advances in Mummy Studies”

 2nd Session: Pharmacy and Vet in Ancient Egypt
15:30 - 17:30h Communications
17:30 - 18:00h

Keynote speaker:Professor Eva-Maria Geigl, Institut Jacques Monod, University Paris-Diderot/CNRS (France)

“An Egyptian cat tale told by ancient DNA?”


Additional activities: Visit to the Medieval Hospital of Santa Creu (14th century). See more

21.00h Gala Dinner. See more


09:00 - 09:45h

Session chair: Professor Frank Rühli, University of Zürich (Switzerland)

Keynote speaker: Professor Sahar Saleem, Cairo University (Egypt)

 "Ancient Egyptian medicine and health in the eyes of modern science"

3rd Session: Palaeopathological diagnosis and New techniques applied to the study of human remains
09:45 - 10:45h Communications
10:45 - 11:00h Coffee Break
11:00 - 13:30h Communications
13:30 - 15:00h Lunch
  15:00 - 15:30h

Session chair: Dr. Mikel Fernández, University of Barcelona (Catalonia)

Keynote speakers:

Professor Jesús Herrerín, Autonomous University of Madrid (Spain)

 “New light on the mummification process: attempts to improve the body for the afterlife”

Dr. Rosa Dinarès Solà, Hospital Universitari General de Catalunya (Catalonia)

 “Ebers and Edwin Smith papyri compared to paleopathological data found in bones and mummified remains”

4th Session: Mummification and Variations
15:30 - 17:30h Communications
17:30 - 17:45h Coffee Break
17:45 - 19:00h Workshop and Conclusions
  Posters session



Additional activities: Route to the unedited sites of the Roman city. see more