A Senior Delegation from the Swedish Parliament Visits the BA
A senior delegation from the Swedish Parliament will visit the BA on Monday, 14 January 2008, as a scientific and cultural landmark not only in Egypt and the Middle East, but the entire world, and to explore potentials of cooperation between the two parties.
The delegation, accompanied by Ambassador Hagar Islambouly, Head of the BA External Relations Sector, will attend a lecture entitled ‘Alexandria as a Meeting Place of Different Cultures through Centuries’ by Dr. Mohamed Awad, Director of Alexandria and Mediterranean Research Center (Alex-Med), in the Nobel Room.
The delegation will tour the Library, its affiliated exhibitions and museums, and will be introduced to the different services offered by the BA to its members and visitors. The tour will include the Manuscript and Rare Books Museum, the Digital Lab, the Antiquities Museum, the Culturama, and the Impressions of Alexandria Exhibition (Mohamed Awad’s Collection), in addition to the latest projects of the BA, especially the digitization of heritage and access to knowledge.