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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.

 

JANUARY 2021

 9th AEMES Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Margaret Beaumont: In the Steps of Amelia Edwards and Hatshepsut – From Princess to Pharaoh to Oblivion. Double Lecture. *Only if venue open*

9th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Stephanie Boonstra: Latest Research in the EES Archive. Online.

10th Essex Egyptology Group

Massimilano Nuzzolo: The Fifth Dynasty Sun Temples and the Solar Cult. Online.

11th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Iwona J. Kozieradzka-Ogunmakin: Rise and Collapse of the Kingdom of Meroë. Online.

12th Egypt Society of Bristol

Janice Kamrin: Lecture tbc.

12th Egypt Exploration Society

Anna Stevens: Amarna Cemeteries Project. Online.

16th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society

Glenn Godenho: Living on the Edge – Nebre in the Foreign Land of Libya. *Only if venue open*

16th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

John Billman: Art of the Old Kingdom. Online.

20th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Wolfram Gratjetzki: Jewellery in Old and Middle Kingdom Tombs in Egypt. Online.

 

 

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FEBRUARY 2021

4th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Hana Navratilova: Ancient Visitors to the Pyramids. Online.

7th Essex Egyptology Group

Gretchen Dabbs: Toward a Broader Understanding of Life in Akhetaten. Online.

8th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Glenn Godenho: Patterns of People at the End of the Old Kingdom. Online.

13th Egyptian Society Taunton

Maiken Mosleth King: Living with the Dead in Ancient Egypt. Online.

17th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

Urška Furlan: Amulets and the Nile Delta – an Insight into Style, Production and Trade. Online.

20th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society

Nicholas Sanders: Alexander’s Tomb –The 2000 Year Quest *Only if venue open*.

20th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Paul Whelan: Lecture tbc. Online.

 

MARCH 2021

2nd Egypt Exploration Society

Okasha El Daly: The Missing Millennium – Ancient Egypt in Medieval Arabic Writings. Online. Repeated 4th Mar.

7th Essex Egyptology Group

Suzanne Onstine: The Life Cycle of Theban Tomb 16. Online.

8th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Roland Enmarch: How Beautiful are thy Buttocks! Same-sex Desire in Ancient Egypt. Online.

8th Wirral Ancient Egypt Society

Dawn Power: Animal-Headed Deities in the Book of Caverns. Online.

13th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Chris Elliot: The Elderly Lady’s Elephant. Venue lecture.

13th Egyptian Society Taunton

John Billman: Hidden Abydos. Online.

17th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

John Rogers: Of Kings, Courtiers and Commoners – Who Ran the Egyptian State? Online.

20th Egyptology Scotland

Eleanor Dobson: Whatever Happened to Carter’s Canary? Facts, Fictions and the Tutankhamun Excavations. Online.

20th Leicester Ancient Egypt Society

Marina Escolano-Povedo: Ancient Egyptian Science in the Graeco-Roman Period. *Only if venue open*

20th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Ian Trumble: Lecture tbc. Online.

25th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Bill Manley: The Oldest Book in the World – an Old Kingdom Guide to Modern Life. Online.

27th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Dylan Bickerstaffe, Ken Griffen and Sarah Griffiths: Queens of the New Kingdom. Online Study Day.

27th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Aidan Dodson: Ramesses III. Venue lecture.

 

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 COURSES

 

4th January - 8th February 2021

KEMET CLUB, BRISTOL

REPRESENTING PHARAOH: THE ART OF THE ROYAL IMAGE IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Course with Campbell Price exploring how and why Egyptian kings were depicted in two and three dimensional art. Online

ali.dave@blueyonder.co.uk

 

12th January - 16th March 2021

EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY

BEGINNERS ANCIENT EGYPTIAN HIEROGLYPHS

Ten week course introducing Egyptian hieroglyphs, the language that they write and the culture they represent with Penny Wilson. Online

www.ees.ac.uk

 

19th - 21st February 2021

DILLINGTON HOUSE, SOMERSET

SUN-WORSHIP IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Residential dayschool exploring solar religion in ancient Egypt with Lucia Gahlin.

Dillington House, Ilminster, Somerset, TA19 9DT

www.dillington.com

 

Ongoing Online

EGYPTOLOGY Online, UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER

YELLOW AND BLUE SYMPOSIA

Free Online courses featuring many aspects of ancient Egyptian history through the study of the colours blue and yellow.

www.bit.ly/EgyptologyYellow

www.bit.ly/EgyptologyBlue

 

 12th January - 23rd March 2021

MANCENT (THE MANCHESTER CONTINUING EDUCATION NETWORK)

FROM ALEXANDER TO CLEOPATRA

Ten week course with Michael Tunnicliffe giving an overview of ancient history from 330BC -

30BC. Online

www.mancent.org.uk

 

12th to 21st March 2021

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

HIEROGLYPHS FOR BEGINNERS

One day introduction A Taste of Hieroglyphs and five-day Hieroglyphs for Beginners course with Bill Manley. Online

www.egyptology-uk.com

 

 

EXHIBITIONS

 

Showing to January 2021

BUFFALO MUSEUM OF SCIENCE

GOLDEN MUMMIES OF EGYPT

Manchester Museum’s touring exhibition examining life for the wealthy in multicultural Roman Egypt.

1020 Humboldt Parkway, Buffalo, New York 14211

www.sciencebuff.org

 

Showing to 7th February 2021

NATIONAL MUSEUM, PRAGUE

KINGS OF THE SUN

International exhibition documenting Old Kingdom discoveries at Abusir, with objects from Cairo, Berlin, Leipzig, Hildesheim and more. Museum Complex of the National Museum, Václavské náměstí 68, Praha 1

www.nm.cz/en

 

Showing to 14th February 2021

MUSÉE GRANET AIX-EN-PROVENCE

PHARAOHS, OSIRIS AND THE MUMMY

Exhibition in association with the Louvre Museum, showcasing nearly 200 ancient Egyptian artefacts..

Place Saint Jean de Malte, 13100 Aix-en- Provence

www.museegranet-aixenprovence.fr

 

Showing to 21st March 2021

AMOS REX MUSEUM, HELSINKI  and KUMU ART MUSEUM, TALLIN

GLORIOUS EGYPT

Exhibition on display in Helsinki (Finland) and Tallin (Estonia) featuring objects from the collection of the Museo Egizio, Turin.

Amos Rex (Lasipalatsi), Mannerheimintie 22–24, 00100 Helsinki Kumu Art Museum, Weizenbergi 34/Valge 1, 10127 Tallinn

www.amosrex.fi    www.kumu.ekm.ee

 

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