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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.

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SEPTEMBER 2015

2nd Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

Charlotte Booth: Ancient Egyptian Cosmetic Workshop.

2nd Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Colin Reader: The Western Desert – Exploring the Desert, from the Oases to the Gilf Kebir.

5th Wessex Ancient Egypt Society.

Victor Blunden: Coffin Decoration - Protection Through the Ages.

6th Essex Egyptology Group.

Andrew Bednarski: Rescuing History – the American Research Centre in Egypt’s Effort to Record Sheikh Abd el-Gurneh.

7th THEBES. The Blackburn Egyptology Society.

Lecture TBA.

8th The Education Centre, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

STUDY DAY: The Daily Life of Egyptian Kings with Dr Garry Shaw. Book online at www.oxfordplayhouse.com/ticketsoxford or Tel: 01865 305305

9th West Midlands Egyptology Society.

Lecture TBA.

12th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Group.

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

12th Sutton Ancient Egypt Society.

AGM followed by Ann Musgrove: Boats in Ancient Egyptian Society.

12th The Egyptian Society – Taunton.

Janet Diamond: The Age of the Pyramid.

14th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

Glenn Godenho: Grumpy Old Men – What Did Ancient Egyptian Men Moan About?

15th Bolton Archaeology and Egyptology Society.

John Johnson: Tutmosis III – The Road to Meggido.

16th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea.

Chris Kirby: Presenting Ancient Egypt – the Creation of the Secret Egypt Exhibition.

16th Friends of the Petrie Museum.

Beth Ann Judas: Travellers from the Great Green Sea – The Keftiu in Egypt.

19th Plymouth and District Egyptology Society.

AGM followed by Beverley Chapple: Sands of Time.

19th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

AGM, followed by Joanna Kyffin: Reading Ancient Egyptian Magical Spells as Poetry.

19th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

AGM followed by the Phillip Wickens’ Memorial lecture. Aidan Dodson: Houses of Eternity – Egyptian Royal Tombs Over Three Millennia.

24th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society.

AGM followed by Helen Stewart: Bringing Ancient Egyptian Stories to Life.

 

OCTOBER 2015

3rd Plymouth and District Egyptology Society.

Chris Elliott: Egypt in England.

3rd RAMASES.

Carol Andrews: What the Visitor Never Sees – From Tanis to Abu Simbel.

4th Essex Egyptology Group.

Carl Graves: Understanding Egypt – Landscape, Layers, and Meaning in the Nile Valley.

5th Northampton Ancient Egyptian Historical Society.

John J. Johnson: Sir Alan Gardiner – From Philately to ‘Pharaohs’.

5th THEBES. The Blackburn Egyptology Society.

Lecture TBA.

7th Staffordshire Egyptology Society.

Glenn Godenho: Amarna Letters and letters from Amarna.

10th Egyptology Scotland – Glasgow Venue.

Marcel Maessen: A Home Away From Home – Luxor Dig Houses.

10th North East Ancient Egypt Society – Durham Venue.

Gemma Tully: Re-imagining Egypt – Artists, Communities and Collaborative Egyptology Displays.

10th Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt – Chesterfield Venue.

Andrew Shortland: Radiocarbon and the Chronologies of Ancient Egypt.

12th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society.

Lee Young: The Griffith Institute Series – Annie Pirie and Rosalind Paget.

12th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society.

Nicky Nielsen: Eating and Drinking at the 19th Dynasty Fortress of Zawiyet Umm el Rakham.

13th Egypt Society of Bristol.

Steven Cross: An Ancient Flash Flood and Stratigraphy in the Valley of the Kings.

14th The ANKH Egyptology Society – Herne Bay Venue.

Frances Williams: The Ramesseum.

14th West Midlands Egyptology Society.

Lecture TBA.

16-18th Knuston Hall, Northants.

Residential Course: Predynastic and Archaic Egypt. Tutor: Victor Blunden. Contact Knuston Hall for details: www.knustonhall.org.uk e-mail: enquiries@knustonhall.org.uk Tel: 01933 312104.

17th Leicester Ancient Egyptian Society.

Stephen Quirk: Collecting types – Flinders Petrie, Archaeologist and Antiquities’ and Antiquities’ Purchaser.

17th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society.

Reg Clark: Tomb Security from the Predynastic to the Pyramid Age.

17th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society.

Sarah Doherty: Gebel Silsila – On the Trail of Egypt’s Temple Builders.

17th The Egyptian Society – Taunton.

AGM followed by Bernadette Bradley: An Introduction to Egyptian Astronomy.

21st Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea.

AGM followed by Zuzanna Bennett: Ancient Egyptian Demons. Lecture and interactive workshop.

22nd Carlisle & District Egyptology Society.

Jacky Finch: BeautifulThings – Understanding Ancient Egyptian Jewellery.

24th Somerset & Dorset Family History Society.

Aidan Dodson: Travellers (and Researchers) in an Antique Land. 2.00-4.30pm. Phone 01935 389611 for details.

24th Sussex Egyptology Society – Worthing Venue.

Dylan Bickerstaffe: Great Expeditions – To Gods’ Land and Punt.

26th Manchester University – Free Online Course.

A History of Egypt in Six Objects. For details, visit: http://www.egyptologyonline.ls.manchester.ac.uk/tastercourses/

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

Showing until 18th June 2016.

MUSEUM OF WIGAN LIFE

ANCIENT EGYPT REDISCOVERED

Library St., Wigan. For information Tel: 01942 828 128

Email: wiganmuseum @wigan.gov.uk

 

15th October 2015 - 30th April 2016

CINQUANTENAIRE MUSEUM, BRUSSELS

SARCOPHAGI: UNDER THE STARS OF NUT

Visit: www.kmkg-mrah.be

 

15th November 2015 - 15th February 2016

CINQUANTENAIRE MUSEUM, BRUSSELS

DJEHUTYHOTEP: 100 YEARS OF EXCAVATION IN EGYPT

Visit: www.kmgg-mrah.be

 

Major Events AND COURSES

 

27th July - 7th August 2015.

LIVERPOOL UNIVERSITY

ANCIENT WORLDS SUMMER SCHOOL

In London and Liverpool. For details visit:

http://www.liv.ac.uk/archaeology-classicsandegyptology/outreach/ancientworlds/summer-courses/

 

23rd - 30th August 2015

UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE

INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF EGYPTOLOGISTS XI

Visit: www.ice11florence.org

 

16th - 20th September 2015

THE UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA,

together with the Austrian Academy of Sciences hosts

THE 5th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS FOR YOUNG EGYPTOLOGISTS (ICYE)

TRADITION AND TRANSFORMATION IN ANCIENT EGYPT

For more information visit: icye2015@gmail.com

 

17th October 2015

BLOOMSBURY STUDY DAY

THE GREAT OASIS: HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF EGYPT’S KHARGA AND DAKHIA OASES

UCL, Gower St, London. Details from: bloomsbury@egyptology-uk.com

Tickets £40, Book via: www.egyptology-uk.com/bloomsbury/study_days.htm

 

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