Ramez Boutros Bishara

Sessional Lecturer


Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations,
(4 Bancroft Avenue, Room TBD, Toronto, ON, M5S 1C1)
Contact: r.boutros@utoronto.ca


Ramez Boutros Bishara

Fields of Study

  • Coptic Studies
  • History

Areas of Interest

  • Coptic architecture and archaeology
  • History and archaeology of Egyptian monasticism
  • History and archaeology of pilgrimage sites in the mediaeval period
  • Study of the pilgrimage phenomenon and the cult of physician saints (anargyroi)
  • Cultural exchanges in the monastic and pilgrimage sites


  • PhD - L.M.S., Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto