Our second TYPE talks speaker is Mohamed Hassan from the Writing and Script Center at Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Mohamed will be discussing examples of educational books used to teach children to scribe and read Arabic, and the different calligraphers and designers who designed them. He holds a Masters degree with the topic “Calligraphy and calligraphers in Egypt in the Fatimid period “, and his PhD is on “The Diwani Writings in Sultans Mamluk Era”. He is the Co-author of the book “Diwan of Arabic Calligraphy in Egypt during the Muhammed Ali Dynasty” and the author of “ElAmeid’s Biography-The Calligrapher Sayed Ibrahim”. Hassan lectures internationally on the Arabic script and is an instructor of Documents and Manuscripts Calligraphy at the Faculty of Arts, Alexandria University, and at The Arabic Research and Study Institute; affiliated to The Arab League.