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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. Full contact details can be found on the societies' page.

 

MAY 2022

 3rd Egypt Exploration Society

Juliette Desplat: Lord Cromer and EgyptianNationalism.

5th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Cédric Gobeil: The Turin Museum’s Current Research at Deir el-Medina.

7th Plymouth and District Egyptology Society

David Salter: Inheritors of the Pharaohs – Copts in Egypt. VENUE.

8th Essex Egyptology Group

Kathryn Piquette: Narmer Palette. VENUE.

9th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Robert Morkot: Gem-Aten – the Temple and Town of Kawa in Sudan. VENUE.

12th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Nigel Strudwick: Tomb Robbery in Ancient Luxor. VENUE.

13th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Omniya Abdel Barr: Four Cities seen by Creswell – Jerusalem, Aleppo, Baghdad & Cairo.

14th Egyptian Society Taunton

Huub Pragt: Amun Does Not Camp on the Beach.

16th Egyptology Scotland

Peter Robinson: Maps and Mapmaking in Ancient Egypt.

17th Egypt Society of Bristol

Daniela Rosenow: Lecture TBC.

18th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Students of Swansea University: Mini Presentations.

18th Hapy Egyptology Society

Gwenan Sykes: Clothes of Egypt. Online Activity Session.

 

JUNE 2022

4th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Paolo Scremin: Bringing the Past to Life – Photographing the Tombs of Ancient Egypt. Venue.

7th Egypt Exploration Society

Okasha el-Daly: Medieval Arab Predecessors of Champollion.

10th Friends of the Petrie Museum

Hourig Sourouzian: What’s New Beyond the Memnon?

11th Egyptology Scotland

Campbell Price: Prince Khaemwaset and the Cult of Ramesses II.

11th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Aidan Dodson: The Ressurection of Tutankhamun.

11th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt

Katharina Zinn: Women in Ancient Egypt. Chesterfield Venue.

11th Egyptian Society Taunton

Paul Nicholson: A Roman Period Faience Factory at Memphis.

12th Essex Egyptology Group

Massimiliano Nuzzolo: The Palermo Stone.

12th Kemet Klub Bristol

Maiken Mosleth King: An Introduction to Coptic Part 1. Day School.

13th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Roland Enmarch: Ex-pats and Vassal Princes – Curious International Messengers in the late Bronze Age. Venue.

15th Friends of the Egypt Centre, Swansea

Sam Powell: Seeing Double – Wooden Ka Statues.

18th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Bernadette Brady: Summer Solstice.

18th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Andrew Shortland: Blue – Ancient Egyptian Glass and Glazes.

19th Kemet Klub Bristol

Maiken Mosleth King: An Introduction to Coptic Part 2. Day School.

23rd Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Lucia Gahlin: Birth and Rebirth in Ancient Egypt – Death as a Rite of Passage.

25th Hapy Egyptology Society

Joann Fletcher: Ancient Egypt in Barnsley.

25th Sussex Egyptology Society

Chris Naunton: Lecture TBC. Horsham Venue.

28th Egypt Society of Bristol

Katharina Stövesand: Humble Artworks or Hidden Treasures? Late Period Coffins from Lower and Middle Egypt.

 

JULY 2022

 3rd Essex Egyptology Group

Lucia Gahlin: The Temple of Amun at Medinet Habu: Birth Place and Burial Place of the Primordial Deities. Venue.

5th Egypt Exploration Society

Chris Elliott: The Lighthouse, the Laser and the Stone.

9th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

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

9th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Peter Lacovara: The Burials of the Twentyfifth Dynasty and Napatan Kings.

11th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Taneash Sidpura: The Meaning and Purpose of Golden Flies in Ancient Egypt.

 

 

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

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

18th March - 17th July 2022 NEW ORLEANS MUSEUM OF ART

QUEEN NEFERTARI’S EGYPT

An exhibition of 230 objects from the collection of the Museo Egizio in Turin, showcasing the legacy of the royal women of ancient Egypt.

1 Collins Diboll Circle, City Park, New Orleans, LA 70124, USA

www.noma.org

 

To 24th July 2022 BIBLIOTHÈQUE NATIONALE DE FRANCE

THE CHAMPOLLION ADVENTURE: THE SECRET OF HIEROGLYPHS

Exhibition celebrating the bicentenary with nearly 350 manuscripts, prints, photographs, papyri and sculptures from European collections.

François Mitterrand, Quai Francois Mauriac, 75706 Paris Cedex 13, France www.bnf.fr

 

To 25th July 2022 MUSÉE DU LOUVRE

PHARAOH OF THE TWO LANDS: THE AFRICAN STORY OF THE KINGS OF NAPATA

Exhibition highlighting the Nubian kings who founded Egypt’s Twenty-fifth Dynasty.

75001 Paris, France www.louvre.fr

 

To 5th September 2022 DENVER MUSEUM OF NATURE AND SCIENCE

EGYPT: THE TIME OF THE PHARAOHS

Exhibition with more than 350 original artefacts from international collections plus models and multimedia.

2001 Colorado Blvd. Denver, CO 80205, USA www.dmns.org

 

To 5th February 2023 THE BODLEIAN LIBRARIES/GRIFFITH INSTITUTE

TUTANKHAMUN: EXCAVATING THE ARCHIVE

Free exhibition highlighting gems from the Griffith Institute’s archive of Tutankhamun documents, paintings and photographs.

Bodleian Libraries, Broad Street, Oxford OX1 3BG www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk

 

18th June 2022 - 29th January 2023 WORCESTER ART MUSEUM

JEWELS OF THE NILE

Over 300 objects and pieces of jewellery from the Worcester Art Museum collection on display for the first time in a century.

55 Salisbury Street, MA 01609, USA www.worcesterart.org

 

COURSES

 

28th - 29th May 2022

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

INTRODUCTION TO OLD PERSIAN: THE LANGUAGE AND SCRIPT OF THE ACHAEMENIDS

Online course with Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones and Jack Neighbour.

www.egyptology-uk.com/Bloomsbury

 

28th - 29th May 2022 BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

THE OBELISKS OF THE CAESARS: A READING CLASS OF ROMAN HIEROGLYPHS

Online course with Luigi Prada for those with knowledge of hieroglyphic Middle Egyptian.

www.egyptology-uk.com/Bloomsbury

 

13th - 17th June 2022 BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

READING COPTIC: WORDS OF WORLDLY WISDOM

Online course with Bill Manley for those with some experience in reading Coptic texts.

www.egyptology-uk.com/Bloomsbury

 

20th - 24th June 2022 BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

BEGINNING HIEROGLYPHS HIERATIC: AN INTRODUCTION TO ANCIENT EGYPT’S CURSIVE SCRIPT

Onlines course with Bill Manley & Luigi Prada for those with some previous knowledge.

20,000 YEARS OF AGRICULTURAL AND CLIMATE CHANGE IN NORTH AFRICA AND THE LEVANT

Online course with Claire Malleson.

www.egyptology-uk.com/Bloomsbury

 

21st June 2022 DILLINGTON HOUSE, SOMERSET

THE COLOURFUL TOMBS OF BENI HASAN

In-person day school with Lucia Gahlin.

www.dillington.com/learn/programme

 

27th June - 1st July 2022 BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

READING HIEROGLYPHS: SONGS FOR ALL TIME

Online course with José-Ramón Pérez-Accino and Bill Manley for those with good reading knowledge of Egyptian hieroglyphic texts.

STONE TOOLS AND TECHNOLOGIES IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Course with Sarah Doherty and Matt Szafran taught in-person only with sessions at the British Museum and UCL Petrie Museum.

www.egyptology-uk.com/bloomsbury

 

 

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