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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.

 

JULY 2022

 

9th RAMASES North Kent Egyptology Society

Dylan Bickerstaffe: The ancient EgyptianHarem – Drudgery or Debauchery?

9th Thames Valley Ancient Egypt Society

Peter Lacovara: The Burials of the Twenty-fifth Dynasty and Napatan Kings.

11th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

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

13th Hapy Egyptology Society

Stephen Buckley: Egyptian Mummificationfrom the Stone Age to the Modern Age.

16th AEMES Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Ian Taylor: The Perception of Seth outside of Egypt and How the Egyptians perceived Seth. Double lecture.

16th Chesterfield Egyptology Society

Chris Naunton: Who Ruled Thebes in the First Millennium BCE? Study day.

16th Egypt Exploration Society

Panel discussion: Beyond Hieroglyphs –Communicating Tradition and Identity in Ancient Egypt.

16th Friends of the Egypt Centre – Swansea

David Jefferys: Memphis – Rescuing Ancient Egypt’s Capital City.

16th North East Ancient Egypt Society

Katherine Slinger: A Beautiful Death – Theban Tomb Decoration in the New Kingdom.

16th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Hilary Wilson: Small Creatures in Ancient Egypt – Hedgehogs and Tortoises.

22nd Friends of the Petrie Museum

Angela Stienne: Ancient Egypt and Medicine, from the Wellcome Historical Medical Collection.

28th Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Daniela Rosenow: Tutankhamun – Excavatingthe Archive.

18th Sussex Egyptology Society

José-Perez Accino: Big News from the Royal Cachette Wadi.

 

AUGUST 2022

 

2nd Egypt Exploration Society

Heba Abd el Gawad: Rosetta-Rashid, a Living Encapsulation of Egypt’s Multi-layered Heritage.

6th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt, Main

Aidan Dodson and Salima Ikram: Tutankhamun – Life and Afterlife. One day conference.

7th Essex Egyptology Group

Kyle Jordan: God is his potter. Disability and Bodily Difference in Pharaoh’s Court.

13th Hapy Egyptology Society

Stephen Buckley: Egyptian Mummification from the Stone Age to the Modern Age.

13th The Society for the Study of Ancient Egypt Main

Campbell Price: Scintillating Flesh – Gold and Gilding in Ancient Egyptian Image-Making.

14th Kemet Club Bristol

Aidan Dodson: Tutankhamun – His Life and Afterlife. Part 1.

21st Kemet Club Bristol

Aidan Dodson: Tutankhamun – His Life and Afterlife. Part 2.

27th Sussex Egyptology Society

Aidan Dodson: The First Pharaohs and Resurrecting First Pharaohs.

28th Kemet Club Bristol

Aidan Dodson: Tutankhamun – His Life and Afterlife. Part 3.

 

SEPTEMBER 2022

 

3rd Plymouth and District Egyptology Society

Aidan Dodson: The First Pharaohs.

4th Essex Egyptology Group

Lee Young: More than a Place to Rest your Head – The Grand Hotels of Egypt.

6th Egypt Exploration Society

Ilona Regulski: Decoding Egyptian Hieroglyphs – the Meaning of the Rosetta Stone.

10th The Ancient World Society Boston

Dylan Bickerstaffe: Title tbc.

10th Egyptian Society Taunton

Ken Griffin: Thebes – The City of 100 Gates.

11th Kemet Klub Bristol

Nicky Nielsen: Come Dine with Me à la Ancient Egypt. Part 1.

12th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Roger Forshaw: Servants of the God among ‘the Most Religious of Peoples’ – Their Lives and their Scandals.

13th Egypt Society of Bristol

J. J. Shirley: Title tbc.

17th AEMES Ancient Egypt & Middle East Society

Irving Finkel: The First Ghosts and The British Museum – First Among Equals. Double lecture.

17th Chesterfield Egyptology Society

Aidan K. Morrisey: Lesser-Known Royal Tombs in the Valley of the Kings.

 17th Southampton Ancient Egypt Society

Hilary Wilson: Who Was Who in the Court of Tutankhamun?

18th Kemet Klub Bristol

Nicky Nielsen: Come Dine with Me à la Ancient Egypt. Part 2.

22nd Carlisle and District Egyptology Society

Aidan Dodson: The Posthumous Destiny of Amenhotep-son-of-Hapu.

23rd Poynton Ancient Egypt Society

Ken Griffin: Thebes – The City of 100 Gates.

24th Sussex Egyptology Society

Kristin Thompson : Amarna Statuary Mysteries.

26th Manchester Ancient Egypt Society

Aidan Dodson: The Monuments of Hatshepsut and Senenmut.

 

UNIVERSITY ONLINE DEGREE COURSES

 

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 4th September 2022

TOUR & TAXIS, BRUSSELS

TUTANKHAMUN: HIS TOMB AND HIS TREASURES

A touring exhibition featuring full-scale replicas of Tutankhamun’s burial chamber and tomb treasures.

Av. du Port 86C, Belgium, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

www.tutankhamunexpo.com

 

To 17th October 2022

MUSÉE DES CIVILISATIONS DE L’EUROPE ET DE LA MÉDITERRANÉE (MuCEM)

THE SUPERSTAR PHARAOHS

Exploring the kings and queens of Egypt who have become international icons today.

1 Esp. J4, 13002 Marseille, France

www.mucem.org

 

To 31st December 2022

PALACIO DE LAS ALHAJAS

DAUGHTERS OF THE NILE: WOMEN AND SOCIETY IN ANCIENT EGYPT

Exhibition of three hundred pieces from twelve countries from museums, institutions and private collections focusing on the key role played by women in Ancient Egypt.

Pl. de San Martín, 1, 28013 Madrid, Spain

www.hijasdelnilo.com

 

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

 

Major Event

1st September - 1st October 2022

EGYPT EXPLORATION SOCIETY, SWANSEA UNIVERSITY and THE EGYPT CENTRE

SIXTH EES CONGRESS (FORMERLY BRITISH EGYPTOLOGY CONGRESS)

A platform for researchers to present their work to a wide audience via a mix of online and in-person

events

www.ees.ac.uk

 

COURSES

 

11th - 15th July 2022

BLOOMSBURY SUMMER SCHOOL

GREATER NUBIA: EXPLORING THE LAND AND ARCHAEOLOGY OF THE MIDDLE NILE VALLEY

In person and online course with Robert Morkot and Iwona Kozieradzka-Ogunmakin.

HYMNS AND WORSHIP IN THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND THE HEBREW BIBLE

In person and online course with Lloyd Llewellyn- Jones.

www.egyptology-uk.com/bloomsbury

 

18th July - 29th August 2022

KEMET KLUB, BRISTOL

LIBYAN AND KUSHITE EGYPT, 1100-650 BC

A seven-week evening course with Robert Morkot.

www.kemetklub.co.uk

 

DILLINGTON HOUSE, SOMERSET

25th July 2022

THE GODS AND GODDESSES OF ANCIENT EGYPT’S CAPITAL

1st - 3rd August 2022

THE THUTMOSIDS OF EGYPT’S EIGHTEENTH DYNASTY

In-person day schools with Lucia Gahlin.

www.dillington.com/learn/programme

 

KEMET KLUB, BRISTOL

2nd August - 20th September 2022

HIEROGLYPH READING

An eight- week course with Maiken Mosleth King.

 5th September - 10th October 2022

GEBEL EL SILSILA

A five-week course with Maria Nilsson and John Ward.

www.kemetklub.co.uk

 

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