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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.

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May 2015

2nd Egyptian Exploration Society.

DAY SCHOOL. Middle Egyptian Grammar Refresher. Tutor: Elsbeth van der Wilt. Contact Society for details.

2nd Plymouth & District Egyptology Society.

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

2nd Wessex Ancient Egypt Society.

John J. Johnston: Petrie’s Set – A Walking Tour of Egyptological Bloomsbury.

5th Egypt Society of Bristol.

John J. Johnston: Going Forth by Night – The Mummy in Literature and Film.

5th THEBES: The Blackburn Egyptology Society.

Claire Ollett: Hatshepsut’s Thebes.

6th Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

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

8th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

Michael Dee: Drought and the End of the Old Kingdom.

8th West Midlands Egyptology Society.

Sarah Griffiths: Picture This! Exploring the Conventions of Two Dimensional Tomb Art in Old Kingdom Egypt.

9th RAMASES.

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

9th Sutton Ancient Egypt Society.

John Johnstone: The Tomb of the Two Brothers.

9th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

Leire Olabarria: Family Matters – Kinship and Kin Groups at the Turn of the Third Millennium BCE.

10th Essex Egyptology Group.

Rosalind Park: The Dendara Zodiac.

11th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

John Johnstone: The Wars of Kamose and Ahmose.

11th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Joanne Backhouse: The Goodison Collection in Southport.

13th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea.

Vincent Razanajao: Under the Sky of Wadjet – Astronomers and Priests in Ancient Imet.

15th Egyptian Exploration Society – London Office.

Access Archive Session. Free.

16th Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society.

AGM followed by Richard Mandeville: Symbolism of Hieroglyphs in Art.

16th Egyptian Society, Taunton.

Lucia Gahlin: Death as a Rite of Passage in Ancient Egypt.

16th Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue.

Alan Jeffreys: We are the Self Preservation Society – An Introduction to Ancient Egyptian Embalming Techniques.

16th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society.

Alan Lloyd: Ancient Egyptian Ships.

16th North East Ancient Egypt Society – Durham Venue.

Ana Tavares: Giza and the AERA Project at the Workman’s Village.

16th North East Ancient Egypt Society – Newcastle Venue.

Richard Bussmann: Great and Little Traditions – The Archaeology of Egyptian Temple Cult.

16th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

Kasia Spakowska: The Ancient Egyptian Demonology Project – Second Millennium BCE.

21st Egyptian Exploration Society.

Angus Graham: Channels, Canals, Colossi and Festivals in the Theban Floodplain.

22-24th Knuston Hall, Northants.

Residential Course: Monarchs of the Nile. Tutor: Victor Blunden. Contact Knuston

Hall for details: www.knustonhall.org.uk e-mail: enquiries@knustonhall.org.uk Tel: 01933 312104.

22nd Poynton Egypt Group.

Lecture TBA.

23rd Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Group.

Colin Reader: Egypt Rocks.

28th Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.

Carol Andrews: Pets or Power – Animals in Ancient Egypt.

28th Dillington House, Somerset.

RESIDENTIAL DAY SCHOOL: Boats, Chariots & Donkeys – Getting About in Ancient Egypt. Tutor: Lucia Gahlin. Contact: www.dillington.co.uk Tel: 01460 258 648.

28th Horus Egyptology Society.

Penny Wilson. Egyptian Delta Myths and Legends.

30th Sussex Egyptology Society – Horsham Venue.

Roger Forshaw: Medicine and Healing in Ancient Egypt.

 

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.

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

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.

 

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.

 

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

 

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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