From 28 to 30 November the international exhibition MonacoPhil will take place again in Monte-Carlo. In addition to the rarities show at the Musee des Timbres et de Monnaies, an exhibition on Egypt and Maritime Postal History at the Top Car Museum of the Monegasque Prince and the trade fair in the neighbouring Espace Léo Ferré, there will also be numerous congresses and presentations, which can be viewed on the website .

The AIJP congresses in Monaco are always well attended. Photo: Wolfgang Maassen

The World Association of Philatelic Authors and Journalists (AIJP) – which has around 500 members in many countries – is holding a public AIJP Academy on 29 November 2019, at which renowned authors and publicists from various countries will present their new works and give an insight into their work. The following programme is planned (the congress language is English or French):

10.00–10.10    Welcome by the Secretary General of the AIJP, Rainer von Scharpen

10.10–10.30    Ronny Van Pellecom: Alexandria. Postal History until 1918

10.30–10.50   Dr. Claudio Manzati: POST HORN MAGAZINE: a new sound in Postal History

10.50–11.10    Prof. Dr. Michael Bockisch: The Picture Postcards of Germany, Austria,
Western and Eastern Europe (7 volumes)

11.10–11.30    Hervé Barbelin: À l’aube de la philatélie: Oscar Berger-Levrault. Ovrages et
correspondances (1860–1869)

11.30–11.50    Coffee break

11.50–12.10    Chris King: A History of The Royal Philatelic Society London 1869 to 2019

12.10–12.30    Luca Lavagnino: CURSORES

12.30–12.45    Sébastien Delcampe and Héloïse Dautricourt:
Delcampe Blog and Delcampe Magazine: A new way to promote Philately

12.45–13.00    Fritz Heimbüchler: Brazil 1843-1870. The Bull’s-, Goat’s- and Cat’s eyes.
Royal Post from 1727 / Prephilately from 1798
<Presented by Wolfgang Maassen>

13.00               End of the event

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