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***SPECIAL NOTICE***

Covid-19 continues to affect events planned by Egyptology societies across the UK. Where face-to-face lectures are planned, please check in advance to make sure these are still going ahead. Some societies have switched to Online lectures which are also listed here. Contact the societies directly for more details. A number of societies will not be holding lectures until January 2021 at the earliest: Full contact details can be found on the societies' page.

 

JULY 2021

4th Essex Egyptology Group

Dylan Bickerstaffe: The Royal Harem.

12th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Eric Cline: 1177 BC – Egypt and the Late Bronze Age Collapse.

12th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Aidan Dodson: Rameses III– King of Egypt.

16th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Rebecca Bradshaw: Lecture tbc.

17th AEMES Lincoln

Margaret Beautmont: In the steps of Amelia Edwards– A journey down the Nile then and now and Hatshepsut – From Princess to Pharaoh to Oblivion. Double Lecture.

17th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Eva Lange-Athinodorou: Cats, Pharaohs, Lost Tombs and Mysterious Rituals at Bubastis.

17th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Chesterfield Local Group

Kara Cooney: Ancient Egypt – When Women Ruled the World.

20th Egypt Exploration Society

Ziad Morsy: Sailing through the EES Archives.

24th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Dylan Bickerstaffe: Royal Ladies of the New Kingdom. Study Day part one.

 

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August 2021

1st Essex Egyptology Group

Members Miscellany.

3rd Egypt Exploration Society

Amanda Ford Spora: Oh, these shabtis - replica or real, Sudanese or Egyptian, what can you share with us?

7th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Main

Rosalie David: Egyptian Mummies and Modern Science – the contribution to Egyptology. Nottingham Venue

9th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Wolfram Grajetzki: Private Sarcophagi of the Ramesside Period.

20th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Abeer Eladany: Many creatures great and small: Animal mummies at the British Museum.

21st Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Dylan Bickerstaffe: Royal Ladies of the New Kingdom. Study Day part two.

22nd & 29th The Kemet Club Bristol

Aidan Dodson: Equipped for Eternity. Short course over two afternoons.

 

september 2021

4th Bloomsbury Summer School

José Ramón Pérez-Accino: Recent Discoveries In The Royal Cache Wadi On Luxor’s West Bank. Study Day

4th Boston The Ancient World Society

Margaret Beaumont: The Tomb of Kha and Merit & Dylan Bickerstaffe: Lecture tbc. Double lecture

4th Egyptology Scotland

Bob Brier: Mummification – Resurrection of a Lost Art.

5th & 12th Kemet Klub Bristol

Robert Morkot: Nubia in the New Kingdom. Short course over two afternoons.

5th Essex Egyptology Group

Renee Friedman: Update from Hierkonpolis.

6th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Huub Pragt: The Semenkhkara Enigma – The Mystery At The End Of The Amarna Period.

11th Egyptian Society Taunton

Dylan Bickerstaffe: The Ancient Egyptian Harem – Drudgery or Debauchery?

13th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Chris Naunton: The Lost Baths of Cleopatra and Other Disappearing Monuments.

14th Egypt Society of Bristol

Stephen Harvey: Beyond Osiris – Abydos and the Military Reconquest of Egypt.

18th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Hilary Wilson: The Aegean Connection 2 – Egypt and the Sea Peoples.

22nd Friends of the Egypt Centre Swansea

Alan Lloyd: Cleopatra VII – How Much Egyptian?

23rd Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Alan Fildes: Ancient Egyptian Wine.

 

OCTOBER 2021

9th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Gianluca Miniaci: The Middle Kingdom World in Miniature.

9th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Katherine Piquette: Lecture tbc.

9th SSAE The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Main

Robert Morkot: Pyramids and Elephants – the Kingdom of Meroë. Chesterfield Venue.

9th Egyptian Society Taunton

Aidan Dodson: The Genesis of the Royal Necropolis of Thebes.

 

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 COURSES

10th August 2021

DILLINGTON HOUSE, SOMERSET

THE TEMPLE OF MEDINET HABU

Day school course with Lucia Gahlin   www.dillington.com

 

31st August 2021

DILLINGTON HOUSE, SOMERSET

THE TOMB OF SETI I

Day school course with Lucia Gahlin   www.dillington.com

 

12th July to 16th July 2021

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

ANCIENT PERSIA: NEW PERSPECTIVES

Achaemenid Empire from Cyrus the Great to Darius III with Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones. In person and online course   www.egyptology-uk.com

 

19th July to 21st July 2021

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

THE GREAT CIVILISATIONS OF THE NILE VALLEY: THE LAND AND ITS PEOPLE

With Iwona Kozieradzka-Ogunmakin and Lidija McKnight.

THE LORD OF ALL: THE MULTIFACETED NATURE OF PHARAOH

With José Ramón Pérez-Accino and Bill Manley. In person and online courses   www.egyptology-uk.com

 

EXHIBITIONS

Showing to 15th August 2021

MUSEO CENTRO GAIÁS

PHARAOH: KING OF EGYPT

A touring exhibition exploring the symbolism and ideology of Egyptian kingship featuring 140 objects on loan from the British Museum.

Monte Gaiás s/n, 15707 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña, Spain   www.cidadedacultura.gal

 

Showing to 29th August 2021

MUSÉE CHAMPOLLION – WRITINGS OF THE WORLD

5 YEARS OF ACQUISITION

An exhibition at the newly reopened museum, covering Champollion and Egypt, writing tools, writings of the world and contemporary art.

46100 Figeac, France   www.musee-champollion.fr

 

Showing to 12th September 2021

STAATLICHE MUSEEN ZU BERLIN – JAMES SIMON GALLERY

AKHMIM: EGYPT’S FORGOTTEN CITY

Focussing on the 6000 year history of the oldest city in Egypt, religious centre of the god Min and home to Queen Tiye and Pharaoh Ay.

Bodestrasse, 10178 Berlin   www.smb.museum

 

Extended to 30th September 2021

NATIONAL MUSEUM, PRAGUE

KINGS OF THE SUN

An international project documenting the greatest archaeological discoveries of Czech Egyptologists connected with the research at Abusir.

Václavské náměstí 1700/68, 110 00 Praha 1 - Nové Město, Czech Republic   www.nm.cz/en

 

Showing to 31st October 2021

NY CARLSBERG GLYPTOTEK

An exhibition featuring 280 objects related to the dwarf god Bes; a collaboration with the Allard Pierson and four other European museums.

Dantes Plads 7, DK-1556 København V, Denmark   www.glyptoteket.dk

 

UNIVERSITY ONLINE

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER EGYPTOLOGY ONLINE

CERTIFICATE, DIPLOMA & M.Sc. EGYPTOLOGY

Part-time online accredited courses exploring the history of ancient Egypt.

bit.ly/CertifEgypt

bit.ly/DipEgypt

bit.ly/EgyptologyOnlineMasters

 

UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER, FACULTY OF BIOLOGY, MEDICINE AND HEALTH

M.Sc. BIOMEDICAL EGYPTOLOGY

Three-year part-time online course exploring disease and managing illness in ancient Egypt, using the latest biomedical techniques.

bit.ly/MscBiomed

 

UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH, SCHOOL OF HISTORY, CLASSICS AND ARCHAEOLOGY

M.Sc. IN ANCIENT WORLDS (ARCHAEOLOGY AND CLASSICS)

Part-time online course (two to four years) covering a broad range of ancient history topics including Ancient Egyptian history.

bit.ly/EdinMsc

 

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