Hend El-Sayed

E-Mail: hendelsayed916(at)gmail.com, s5heelsa(at)uni-bonn.com

Telefon: +49 (0)228-73-54436

Dienstsitz: Lennéstr. 1, Raum 3.006, 53113 Bonn

Postanschrift: Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn, Graduiertenkolleg 1878, Lennéstr. 1, D-53113 Bonn


Curriculum Vitae

Education, Training and Workshops

since 2017 PHD, Islamic Archaeology, Bonn university
Scholarship awarded by DFG – Research Training Group 1878
since 2017 Research Fellow, Annemarie Schimmel Kolleg, Bonn university
2013 – 2016 MA Islamic Archaeology, thesis’s title: “The economic dimension in the design of the religious Architecture in Mamluk Cairo”
Fayoum university, Faculty of Archaeology. (Egypt)
2016 Visiting Student, Mamluk studies institute, Bonn university
Scholarship awarded by DAAD – GERSS – scholarship, Bonn (Germany)
2016 Tall Hisban Excavation in Jordan
Bonn University in partnership with Andrews and Missouri State Universities in U.S.
2016 Spring school – environmental History during Mamluks period
Bonn university, Mamluk Studies Institute., Bonn (Germany)
2014 special architectural courses, department of Architecture
Alexandria university, Faculty of Engineering
1- Analysis & Design Methodology.
2- Architecture & Urban Critical.
2007 – 2011 BA, Islamic Archaeology
Alexandria university, Faculty of Arts., Alexandria (Egypt)

Academic Conferences and papers

  • March 21-22, 2015″ The long 15th century: Deep transformation and new Possibilities Annual history seminar at American university in Cairo. Paper entitled „Toward critic vision to the concept of the authority architecture and its effect on the social criticism culture in Egypt in 9 H,15 A.d.“
  • Environmental Approaches in Pre-Modern Middle Eastern Studies International Conference (5th to 7th December 2016) Bonn University,​ Paper entitled „Reassessing the Building Craze in Mamluk Cairo: Meeting the Crisis of Building Materials.“

Research Interests

  •  The Mamluk economic theory
  • The correlation between Mamluk Architecture and pre-modern economics
  •  The evidences of the deep transformation in the late medieval Cairo through religious Architecture
  • Using Modelling and quantitative data for a new understanding of the economics in the late medieval Cairo

Dissertation project

Modelling Economic Change In late Medieval Cairo through Religious Architecture

Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Bethany Walker