News

1-01-2008

Database of Egyptian and non-Egyptian photographers and collections

This is a long term ambitious project that attempts to map the history of photographic activities in Egypt, trace the whereabouts and provide examples and information about photographic collections of Egypt worldwide.


26-11-2007

Workshop on "Documentation, preservation, and protection of genetic resources, t

A Workshop on "Documentation, preservation, and protection of genetic resources, traditional knowledge, and traditional cultural expressions" was held on Monday 26th November 2007 till Thursday 29th November 2007
This important step was taken after


25-05-2007

Cooperation agreement between CULTNAT and the Institute Mohamed Ali

Cooperation agreement between the Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage CULTNAT and the Institute Mohamed Ali for the Research of the eastern Tradition I.M.A.R.E.T for the documentation of the Egyptian Heritage dating to the reign


1-01-2007

The Contributions of Arabic and Islamic Cultures to Astronomy

The Centre for the Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage (CULTNAT), which is affiliated to Bibliotheca Alexandrina and sponsored by the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, has issued a new book titled “The Contributions of


1-11-2006

A Conference on The Nuba towards the digital age

The conference was held in November 2006, and concluded with several recommendations foremost of which is the start in documenting the Nubian heritage and the work of a cooperation agreement with the Nubian heritage to authenticate.


19-09-2006

The Digital Guide: Empowering the Museum Visitors of Bibliotheca Alexandrina Mus

Latest technology enriches the museum experience with on-demand, contextual information

On September 19, 2006, a new service was offered to the museum visitors of Bibliotheca Alexandria. The Digital Guide – a handheld computing device that contai


1-09-2006

Eternal Egypt reaches out to include the Highlights of the Egyptian Museum of Tu

In September 2006, The Egyptian Museum of Turin, the only museum outside Egypt whose collection is entirely Egyptian, together with The Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage "CULTNAT", an affiliate of Bibliotheca


14-04-2006

CULTNAT signed a cooperation agreement with the Heliopolis Company for Housing a

The Center for Documentation of Cultural and Natural Heritage CULTNAT signed a cooperation agreement with the Heliopolis Company for Housing and Development for the digitization of the Company archive on April 14th, 2006 (Documentation of architectur


1-12-2005

A Scientific Conference to present thesaurus folklore

Thesaurus folklore is the first thesaurus in Arabic language published by CULTNAT. The folklore department launched it by holding an expanded scientific press conference in December 2005.


29-11-2005

Arab Experts Meeting
(The First)

The first Arab expert meeting was held in CULTNAT from 29/11 till 01/12/2005. The meeting was attended by representatives of 14 countries, who
discussed the importance of documentation and data entry to preserve the traditional knowledge and folklor


5-06-2003

A photographic exhibition on the natural heritage of Egypt

On the occasion of the World Environment Day 5 june 2003, the Center for Environment & Development for the Arab Region and Europe, CEDARE, organized a photographic exhibition on the natural heritage of Egypt. The aim of the event is to give Egyptian


8-01-2003

Three members of the natural heritage documentation program team went to Wadi El

Three members of the natural heritage documentation program team went to Wadi El Rashrash: an eastern desert wadi system some 60 km south of Cairo. Wadi El Rashrash is recorded in the World Conservation Monitoring Center database on protected areas a