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JUNE 2015

1st THEBES: The Blackburn Egyptology Society.

Jacky Finch: The Ancient Egyptian Headrest – Form Symbolism and Magic.

3rd Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

Garry Shaw: Dealing with the Invisible – Experiencing Egyptian Mythology.

6th Egyptian Exploration Society.

‘London Seminar’/DAY SCHOOL. Delta Discoveries. Contact Society for details.

6th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Venue.

Campbell Price: Senenmut Rediscovered.

6th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

Lee Young: Howard Carter – An Alternative View of the Man Through his Art.

6th Wessex Ancient Egypt Society.

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

7th Essex Egyptology Group.

Stephen Cross: An Ancient Flash flood and Stratigraphy in the Valley of the Kings.

8th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

Toby Wilkinson: The Nile – Downriver through Egypt’s Past and Present.

8th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Victor Blunden: Egyptian Art – Why Things Look The Way They Do.

10th West Midlands Egyptology Society.

Robert Loynes: Exploring Mummies with CT Scans.

12th Egyptian Exploration Society – London Office.

Access Archive Session. Free.

12th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

Anna Stevens: Excavating Amarna’s Cemeteries.

16th Egypt Society of Bristol.

Kasia Szpakowska: Armed and Dangerous – An Iconography of Protective Middle and New Kingdom Demons.

17th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea.

Vivian Davies. Lecture TBA.

20th RAMASES.

Massimilano Pinarello: Calligraphy.

20th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

Irving Finkel: Egyptian Board Games – Ideas Old and New.

23rd Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society.

Sarah Griffiths: The Reduced Ancient Egypt – 7000 Years of History in 60 Minutes.

25th Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.

Claire Ollett: The Monuments of Sety I at Thebes.

26th Poynton Egypt Group.

Lecture TBA.

27th Sussex Egyptology Society – Brighton Venue.

Alan Lloyd: Rameses II in Legend.

30th Egypt Society of Bristol.

Daniela Rosenow: Of Temples, Cats and Glass – Recent Research at Bubastis.

 

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JULY 2015

1st Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

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

4th Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue.

Aidan Dodson: The Land of Kush. (Double Summer Lecture; note earlier start time of 1.00pm).

5th Essex Egyptology Group.

Charlotte Booth: Horemheb.

8th Dillington House, Somerset.

Residential Day School: Ritual and Festival – Life in an Ancient Egyptian Temple. Tutor: Lucia Gahlin. Contact: www.dillington.co.uk Tel: 01460 258 648.

11th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society.

Two Speakers. Richard Mandeville: Symbolism of Hieroglyphs in Art and Margaret Beaumont: Just Another Smiting Scene.

11th Egyptian Exploration Society.

LONDON STUDY DAY: Shifting Sands at Saqqara. See Major Events for details.

13th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Peter Robinson: A Funeral in Deir el Medina?

13-17th Bloomsbury Summer School.

Bill Manley and Jose-R Perez-Accino: Hieroglyphs – The Next Step. Contact the School for Details.

17-20th Association for the Study of Travel in Egypt and the Near East.

Eleventh Biennial ASTENE Conference at The University of Exeter. Contact Society for Details.

18th Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical Society.

DAY SCHOOL: Experiencing Egyptian Mythology – Dealing with the Invisible. Speaker: Garry Shaw. Contact Society for Details.

18th North East Ancient Egypt Society – Newcastle Venue.

Ana Tavares: Giza and the AERA Project at the Workmen’s Town.

18th RAMASES.

Jocelyn Gohary: Holy Roaming – Egyptian Gods Abroad.

18th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

Hilary Wilson: Gifts of the Nile – Water Plants in Ancient Egyptian Culture.

20-24th Bloomsbury Summer School.

Claire Malleson and Cordula Wesrschkun: In the Shadow of the Pyramids – Living and Dying in Old Kingdom Egypt. Contact the School for Details.

20-24th Bloomsbury Summer School.

Bill Manley and Jose-R Perez-Accino: Reading Hieroglyphs – The Amarna Period in Words. Contact the School for Details.

25th Sussex Egyptology Society – Worthing Venue.

Colin Reader: The Sphinx – Evolution of a Concept.

27th-31st Bloomsbury Summer School.

Jose-R Perez-Accino: Enlightenment on the Banks of the Nile – Middle Kingdom Egypt. Contact the School for Details.

27th-31st Bloomsbury Summer School.

Garry Shaw: Pharaoh’s Friends and Foes – Diplomacy, Trade, Travel and Warfare. Contact the School for Details.

28th July - 28th August The Egypt Centre – Swansea.

Summer Holiday Children’s Workshops. Contact Museum for details.

30th Horus Egyptology Society.

Joann Fletcher. Lecture TBA.

 

AUGUST 2015

2nd Essex Egyptology Group.

Short Talks, Book Auction and AGM.

10th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Jacky Finch: Beautiful Things – Understanding Ancient Egyptian Jewellery.

22nd Sussex Egyptology Society – Horsham Venue.

Angela Cecil Reid: From Didlington to the Nile – The Amherst Family in Egypt.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

12-26th July 2015

THE EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY

EGYPT EXPLORED

See what life was like on an EES Excavation. Open 11.00-15.00

Tel: 0207 414 1880.

 

Showing until 28th June 2015

NY CARLSBERG GLYPTOTEK MUSEUM

TAHARQA – THE BLACK PHARAOH

Dantes Plads 7, DK-1556 Copenhagen V, Denmark.

Tue - Sun 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Thu 11. a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday closed.

The exhibition is sponsored by Knud Højgaards Fond. See pp. 10-11.

Refer: www.glyptoteket.com

 

 

Major Events AND COURSES

 

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

 

27th July - 7th August 2015.

LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY

ANCIENT WORLDS

SUMMER SCHOOL

In London and Liverpool. For details visit:

www.liv.ac.uk/

archaeology-classics-and-egyptology/

outreach/ancient-worlds/summer-courses/

 

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

 

21st November 2015

THE NORTH EAST ANCIENT EGYPT SOCIETY

ANNUAL STUDY DAY

DAZZLING SUNDISK: LIFE AND DEATH OF

AMENHOTEP III

At Commercial Union House, Newcastle.

Speakers: Rainer Stadelmann, Hourig Sourouzian and

Angus Graham. Contact the Society for details (see p. 66).

 

 

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