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Annual British Museum Colloquium: Statues in Contexts – Production, Meaning and (Re)Uses

Date(s): 13 – 14 July 2016 Price: Varies Beyond typological and stylistic discourses on Egyptian statuary, considering their architectural, cultic and production contexts can prove both fascinating and instructive…New discoveries, the recontextualisation of earlier excavated statues and recent scientific analyses provide significant new insights into the production, meaning and (re)uses of statues. The colloquium will encompass the full typological and ... Read More »

Conference: Archaeology of Imperial Encounters in the Southern Levant during the Second and First Millennia BCE

The Religionswissenschaftliches Seminar of the University of Zurich is pleased to announce an international symposium: Archaeology of Imperial Encounters in the Southern Levant during the Second and First Millennia BCE Zurich, 23-25 May 2016 Symposium location: Asien-Orient-Institut, Rämistrasse 59, Aula G-01 For free registration and additional information please contact idokoch@post.tau.ac.il The southern Levant, which was exposed to external political and ... Read More »

Conference: Ancient Egypt – Looking Out And Looking In

Birmingham Egyptology is proud to announce its Third Annual Symposium to be held at the University of Birmingham. The day will include 12 papers, including a keynote lecture by Dr. David Gange, and 4 posters relating to the reception or perception of Ancient Egypt by other cultures, both ancient and modern, and/or the relationships and attitudes of Ancient Egypt toward ... Read More »

Conference: Ancient Egyptian Coffins – Past, Present, Future

An upcoming conference examining all aspects of ancient Egyptian coffins including the historical context of their manufacture, how they were collected, and what the future holds in terms of scientific analysis. Please note that the conference organizers are attempting to get a rough head-count of presenters and attendees.  If you are interested in attending this conference (in any way), please fill ... Read More »

Conference: Demon Things – Ancient Egyptian Manifestations of Liminal Entities, 14-17 Mar 2016

Demon Things – Ancient Egyptian Manifestations of Liminal Entities Location: Egypt Centre, University of Swansea Date(s): 14-17 Mar 2016 This international conference explores the range and variation of liminal entities the Ancient Egyptians believed capable of harm and help from the Predynastic through the Coptic periods. While previous demonological conferences focused on issues related to definitions, we invite scholars to ... Read More »

The British Museum’s Annual Egyptology Colloquium: Abydos – The Sacred Land at the Western Horizon

Date(s): 09 – 10 July 2015 Price: Varies Since the end of the 19th century, archaeologists have made surprising discoveries revealing the historical and cultural richness of the site. This colloquium aims at contextualising the most recent fieldwork by including object studies and research on broader patterns of ritual, urban and economic activity. In this two-day conference, leading academic colleagues ... Read More »

Conference: ICE XI, 23-30 August 2015, Florence

The 11th conference for the International Association of Egyptologists (ICE) is held this year in Florence, Italy. The topics of of the conference have a vast range from the latest finds in the field to discussions on pharaonic history. It will undoubtedly be of interest to anyone that has an academic interest in Egyptology. Date(s): 23-30 August 2015 Price: Varies ... Read More »

Conference: Current Research in Egyptology 16

We are pleased to announce that the theme of the upcoming CRE XVI conference is ‘Travel in Egypt’. Papers may address, but are not limited to, any of the following topics: concrete or abstract travels, travel in space and time, travel in myths, travel in the afterworld, travel of ideas, travel inside, to, or from Egypt, travel in literature, travel ... Read More »

Conference: Ages of Chaos? Demystifying Ancient Egypt’s Intermediate Periods (SSEA 40th Annual Symposium)

The SSEA’s 40th Annual Symposium: Ages of Chaos?  Demystifying Ancient Egypt’s Intermediate Periods Date(s): 14 – 16 November 2014 Description: This year The Society for the Study of Egyptian Antiquities (SSEA) presents its 40th Annual Symposium on ancient Egypt’s Intermediate Periods. Internationally-known speakers will explore these often-misunderstood eras in an attempt to provide a better sense of the developments that were ... Read More »

Conference: Nubia in the New Kingdom (London)

The British Museum’s Annual Egyptological Colloquium: Nubia in the New Kingdom – Lived experience, pharaonic control and local traditions Date(s): 11-Jul to 12 Jul-2014 Description: Two-day colloquium with insights from the latest archaeological research at major settlements and cemeteries in Nubia. The relationship between Egypt and Nubia during the New Kingdom (1550-1070 BC) has typically been described in terms that ... Read More »