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FEBRUARY 2015

 1st Essex Egyptology Group.

Sarah Doherty: Gebel el-Silsila.

2nd Northampton Ancient Egypt Historical Society.

Rosalind Janssen: Textiles at Amarna – dressing down in Akhenaten’s Egypt and dressing up in the 1920’s.

2nd THEBES. The Blackburn Egyptology Society.

Stephanie Atherton-Woolham and Lidija McKnight: The Ancient Egyptian Animal Bio-Bank.

7th Plymouth & District Egyptology Society.

Lee Young: The Lure of the East – Artists and Epigraphers in Egypt.

7th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

Kathryn Piquette: Invisible Egypt made Visible with RTI (Reflectance Transformation Imaging).

7th Wessex Ancient Egypt Society.

Charlotte Booth: Horemheb – The Forgotten Pharaoh.

9th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

Garry Shaw: The Daily Lives of the Pharaohs.

9th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Campbell Price: New Light Under Old Wrappings – CT Scanning the Manchester Mummies.

14th Dillington House, Somerset.

RESIDENTIAL DAY SCHOOL: From General to Pharaoh – Horemheb, Tutankhamun’s Chosen Heir. Tutor: Lucia Gahlin. Contact: www.dillington.co.uk  Tel: 01460 258 648.

14th University of Manchester.

STUDY DAY: From Amulets to Golden Flies – Understanding Egyptian Jewellery. Presented by Egyptology Online in association with the Manchester Museum and the KNH Centre. See Major Events.

14th Egyptian Society, Taunton.

Carl Evans: Egyptian Landscapes.

17th Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society.

Carolyn Routledge: Mystery Egyptology Lecture.

17th Egypt Society of Bristol.

Peter Robinson: How to Read a New Kingdom Royal Tomb.

20th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

Andrew Bednarski: Rescuing History - The American Research Center in Egypt’s Efforts to Record Sheikh Abd el-Qurna.

21st Egyptology Scotland – Edinburgh Venue.

Jose-Ramon Perez-Accino: Seeing the Future, Watching the Past – Prophecies in Ancient Egypt.

21st Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

John Billman: Hidden Abydos – What the Tourists don’t see in the Realm of Osiris.

25th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea.

John J. Johnson: Mummies, Asps and far Too Much Eye Make-up – Ancient Egypt in the Cinema.

27th Poynton Egypt Group.

Joanne Backhouse: Figured Ostraca from Deir el-Medina – Doodles, Debris or Dedications.

28th Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.

Campbell Price: New Light Under Old Wrappings – CT Scanning of the Manchester Mummies.

28th Sussex Egyptology Society – Horsham Venue.

Leire Olabarria: Ancient Egyptian Kinship in Theory and Practice.

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MARCH 2015

1st Essex Egyptology Group.

Glenn Godenho: The Tomb of Ankhtifi (Part 2)

2nd THEBES. The Blackburn Egyptology Society.

University of Liverpool Student Night.

7th Egypt Exploration Society.

International Woman’s Day 2015 – The Women Who Redrew Egyptology. John Ruffle & Fern Riddell with an introduction by Rosalie David. Tickets £25 (EES members) and £30 (non members) Students £22-£18. Contact Society for details.

7th Plymouth & District Egyptology Society.

Robert Morkot. Lecture TBA.

7th RAMASES.

AGM followed by The Peggy Dewey Memorial Lecture given by John Dewey: A Fish Not Called Wanda.

7th Wessex Ancient Egypt Society

Chris Elliott: Egypt in England.

8th Dillington House, Somerset.

RESIDENTIAL DAY SCHOOL: Egypt’s Female Pharaohs. Tutor: Lucia Gahlin. Contact: www.dillington.co.uk Tel: 01460 258 648.

9th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

Sarah Griffiths: Picture That! – 2D Tomb Art in the Old Kingdom.

9th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Eleanore Simmance: Music of Ancient Egypt.

11th University of Liverpool.

11.00am-1pm Joanne Backhouse: The Goodison Collection – Egyptology at Southport. Enrol via: 0151 794 6900 or www.liv.ac.uk/conted/

14th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society.

Two lectures by Garry Shaw: Foreign Connections – Egypt and the Outside World before the New Kingdom and Amarna – A New Mythology.

14th Egyptian Society, Taunton.

Chris Elliot: Egypt in England.

14th North-East Ancient Egypt Society.

Wolfram Grajetzki: Eight Women – Understanding Gender and Afterlife in Late Middle Kingdom Burials.

14th Sutton Ancient Egypt Society – London.

Jan Picton: Living at the Palace of Gurob.

14th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

Carl Graves: Nubia – What Lies Beneath.

20th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

Garry Shaw: Foreign Connections – Egypt and the Outside World Before the New Kingdom.

21st Friends of the Petrie Museum.

STUDY DAY: Ships and Seafaring, in association with the BFSA. Contact the Society for details.

21st Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue.

Mark Collier: “Stop I will tell” – From Manuscript to Testimony in the Late Ramesside Tomb Robbery Papyri.

21st Leicester Ancient Egypt Society.

Victor Blunden: The House of the Ka – Mastaba Tomb Decoration.

21st Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

STUDY DAY. The Power Behind the Throne – Key Personalities in Ancient Egypt. Contact the Society for Details.

21st Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

Mark Walker: Cinematic Adventures in Egypt – Archaeologists, Spies and Detectives.

24th Egypt Society of Bristol.

Aidan Dodson: West Theban Pioneers – Belzoni, Wilkinson and Rhind.

25th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea.

Campbell Price: Senenmut Rediscovered in Manchester.

26th Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.

Ashley Cooke. Lecture TBA.

26th Horus Egyptology Society.

Aidan Dodson: West Theban Pioneers – Belzoni, Wilkinson and Rhind.

27th Poynton Egypt Group.

AGM followed by Jacky Finch: Wonderful Things – Understanding Ancient Egyptian Jewellery.

28th Egypt Exploration Society & Palestine Exploration Fund

Joint Seminar. 11.00-14.30 Pharaoh in the Levant – New light on the reign of Shoshenq I. Speakers: Rupert Chapman & Troy Sagrillo. Tickets £25 (EES members) and £30 (non members) Students £22-£18. To book visit: www.ees.ac.uk/events/index.html

28th Sussex Egyptology Society – Brighton Venue.

John J. Johnston: Seth, Lord of Chaos.

 

APRIL 2015

1st Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Michael Tunnicliffe: Egyptian Pharaohs & Hebrew Kings.

4th Plymouth & District Egyptology Society.

Lucia Gahlin: The Iconography and Ideology of Nefertiti and the Amarna Royal Women.

4th Wessex Ancient Egypt Society.

Hilary Wilson: All the King’s Men.

7th THEBES. The Blackburn Egyptology Society.

Chris Ollett: Cleopatra: Myth vs Reality.

11th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

Wolfram Grajetzki: Eight Women – Tomb Treasures of the Late Middle Kingdom.

12th Essex Egyptology Group.

Brigitte Balanda: Royal Tombs at Napata.

13th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

Allison Williams: Archaism in Ancient Egypt – Manipulations in Artistic Design on 25th/26th Dynasty Coffins.

13th Northampton Ancient Egypt Historical Society.

John Wyatt: Howard Carter – The Wildlife Artist.

18th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society.

Alice Stevenson: The Distribution of Objects from the British Excavations in Egypt to Museums Around the World between 1880 and 1980.

18th Egyptology Scotland – Edinburgh Venue.

Andrew Paterson: The Painted Gaze – Funerary Portraiture in Roman Egypt.

18th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

Kelly Accetta: Thresholds of the Gods – The Significance of Doors and Doorways in Ancient Egyptian Religious Belief and Practice.

18th Sussex Egyptology Society – Worthing Venue.

Anna Garnett: Sacred Space in the New Kingdom Eastern Desert.

21st Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society.

AGM followed by James Parr: The Rediscovery of Egyptian Hieroglyphs.

22nd Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea.

Linda Steynor: An Allegory on the Banks of the Nile.

23rd Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.

Victor Blunden: Artwork of the Valley of the Kings.

24th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

Sarah Doherty: Gebel Silsila – Uncovering the Birthplace of Egypt’s Temples.

24th Poynton Egypt Group.

John Wyatt. Lecture TBA.

25th Egyptian Society, Taunton.

John Baines. Lecture TBA.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing until 22nd February 2015.

THE QUEEN’S GALLERY, BUCKINGHAM PALACE.

CAIRO TO CONSTANTINOPLE: EARLY PHOTOGRAPHS OF THE MIDDLE EAST

Tickets: £9.75 (adult), with concessions, including additional Gold exhibition. Open daily 10.00-17.30, except Christmas Day and Boxing Day. For details and tickets:

www.royalcollection.org.uk  Tel: 020 7766 7301

 

24th December 2014 - 9th March 2015

NEW LOUVRE-LENS MUSEUM, LENS, FRANCE

ANIMALS AND PHARAOHS: The Animal Kingdom in Ancient Egypt

www.louvrelens.fr/en/des-animaux-et-des-pharaons

 

24th January - 26th April 2015

SHREWSBURY MUSEUM & ART GALLERY

SECRET EGYPT

This exhibition will invite visitors to re-examine their perceptions of ancient Egypt. Open 10.00-16.30 (closed Mondays). Tickets £4, (£2 child), with concessions.

 

Major Events AND COURSES

 

14th February, 2015

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER.

STUDY DAY

FROM AMULETS TO GOLDEN FLIES: UNDERSTANDING EGYPTIAN JEWELLERY

Egyptology Online@Manchester in association with the KNH Centre.

Speakers: Roger Forshaw, Glenn Godenho, Campbell Price, Denys Stocks, Taneash Sidpura and Joyce Tyldesley.

www.egyptologyonline.ls.manchester.ac.uk

 

Thursday 17 Feb

Ashmolean Museum

Egypt Study Day

10.30-4pm Education Centre Lower Ground Floor

Living in Ancient Egypt

A Crash Course in Egyptian Social Life with Dr Garry Shaw, Egyptologist and Author.

Egyptologist Garry Shaw will introduce participants to everyday life in Ancient Egypt. You will explore family life, education, work, religion, crime and punishment and international relations.

£45/£40 concessions (refreshments provided please bring your own lunch)

To Book: www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford In person at the Oxford Playhouse Box Office By telephone on 01865 305305. For additional information contact Jude Barrett jude.barrett@ashmus.ox.ac.uk

 

6th - 8th March 2015

DILLINGTON HOUSE, SOMERSET.

Residential Course

EGYPT’S FEMALE PHARAOHS.

Tutor: Lucia Gahlin. Contact: www.dillington.co.uk  Tel: 01460 258 648.

 

11th July 2015

EES

LONDON STUDY DAY

SHIFTING SANDS AT SAQQARA

The Brunei Gallery, SOAS, Thornhaugh St, Russell Sq, London.

Tickets £28 (EES members) and £33 (non members) Students £23-£19.

To book visit: www.ees.ac.uk/events/index.html

 

17th - 20th July, 2015

THE UNIVERSITY OF ESSEX.

ELEVENTH BIENNIAL ASTENE CONFERENCE

Visit: conference @ astene.org.uk

 

16th - 20th September 2015

THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA,

together with the Austrian Academy of Sciences host

THE FIFTH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS FOR YOUNG EGYPTOLOGISTS (ICYE).

TRADITION AND TRANSFORMATION IN ANCIENT EGYPT

For more information: icye2015 @ gmail.com

 

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