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Birmingham Egyptology Symposium: Registration Now Open

Please join us for the Fifth Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium, ‘Conflict in Ancient Culture’ which will be held in the Arts Building at the University of Birmingham.

Our free event features a range of presentations from postgraduate students and academics on ancient Egyptian conflict relating to language, art, ancient perspectives of Egypt and physical evidence of warfare. We are lucky to also have a wide range of speakers from the UK and Europe joining us for this symposium!

Refreshments, lunch and a wine reception will also be provided.

To register for the event, please do so via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/birmingham-egyptology-symposium-conflict-in-ancient-culture-tickets-43723943492

Our provisional programme for the day can be found here: 5th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Programme Provisional

Birmingham Egyptology Forum: Dr Margaret Mountford

For our final Forum session this term, we are very excited to welcome Dr Margaret Mountford, Chair of the Egypt Exploration Society, to the University of Birmingham.

Dr Mountford will be presenting a talk on the Oxyrhynchus papyri – if you’re interested in attending, please register for a place via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/riches-from-rubbish-tips-the-oxyrhynchus-papyri-tickets-43968311403

We hope that you can join us for this fascinating talk!BE Forum March poster MM

Extended Deadline – 5th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium: Call For Papers

We have now extended the deadline for our call for papers for the 5th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium: ‘Conflict in Ancient Culture’, which will take place on Friday 11th May 2018 at the University of Birmingham, UK.

We invite abstract submissions from postgraduates and independent researchers pertaining to the individual’s interpretation of the above theme. This may include, but is not limited to, notions of conflict as expressed or evidence in archaeology, art, language, history, epigraphy, reception and perspectives of ancient Egypt, and relations between Egypt and other ancient civilisations.

Presentations may take the form of a 20 minute paper AND/OR an A0 research poster. Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words, to be submitted by Friday 23rd February 2018 at 5pm to: symposium@birminghamegyptology.co.uk.

Confirmation of the decision will be emailed by late February. Following the Symposium, presenters will be invited to submit their papers or posters as articles to be considered for publication in the Birmingham Egyptology Journal.

For further information about this event, please contact us here or at the above email address to register your interest or ask any questions.

5th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium: Call For Papers

Birmingham Egyptology are pleased to announce that the 5th annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium will be held at the University of Birmingham on Friday 11th May 2018.
The theme will be ‘Conflict in ancient Culture’. The organising committee invite papers from postgraduate students and independent researchers pertaining to their individual interpretations of this theme. This may include, but is not limited to, notions of conflict as expressed or evident in archaeology, art, language, history, epigraphy, reception and perspectives of ancient Egypt, and relations between Egypt and other ancient civilisations.
The call for papers deadline is Monday 22nd January 2018 at 5pm. The full call for papers can be viewed from the following link: Birmingham Egyptology Symposium Call for Papers 2018

‘Digging into Ancient Egypt’ Birmingham Egyptology Symposium – Programme Now Available

Digging into Ancient Egypt
4th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium
 
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Please find attached details of our programme for the 4th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium, ‘Digging into Ancient Egypt’: Programme 4th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium
 
Lunch, refreshments, and a wine reception will be provided on the day. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements. There are still spaces available however this is limited so please email us directly to register for the event at: symposium@birminghamegyptology.co.uk 

We are also excited to offer a private viewing of the Eton Myers ‘Objects Coming to Life’ exhibition at the Eton Myers Collection of Egyptian Art on loan at the University of Birmingham, on the afternoon of Thursday 16th February 2017. If you would also like to attend this exhibition, please confirm when you register for the symposium!
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Birmingham Egyptology Symposium ‘Digging into Ancient Egypt’ – Registration now open!

Digging into Ancient Egypt
4th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium
 
Friday 17th February 2017poster_2017_birmingham
 
Registration for the Fourth Annual Symposium, ‘Digging into Ancient Egypt’, is now open. This free one day event will include a full schedule of presentations, with keynote presentations by Dr. Tony Leahy and Dr. Maria Gatto, relating to artefacts from ancient Egypt and their insight into Egyptian art, language, history and culture. The complete programme for the event will be available here once details have been finalised.
 
Lunch, refreshments, and a wine reception will be provided on the day. Please let us know if you have any dietary requirements. Space is limited so please email us directly to register for the event at: symposium@birminghamegyptology.co.uk 

We are also excited to offer a private viewing of the Eton Myers ‘Objects Coming to Life’ exhibition at the Eton Myers Collection of Egyptian Art on loan at the University of Birmingham, on the afternoon of Thursday 16th February 2017. If you would also like to attend this exhibition, please confirm when you register for the symposium!
Please also feel free to join our Facebook page:

Extended Call for Papers Deadline

Our call for papers deadline for our Symposium ‘Digging into Ancient Egypt’ has been extended to Friday 2nd December.

Please submit your abstracts, or to contact us for further information, please email us at: symposium@birminghamegyptology.co.uk

Reminder: Birmingham Egyptology Symposium Call for Papers

Dear all

This is just a reminder about the Call for Papers for the 4th annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium, which will be held at the University of Birmingham on Friday 17th February 2017.

We invite abstract submissions from postgraduates and independent researchers pertaining to the individual’s interpretation of the above theme, which can include, but is not limited to, archaeology, art, language, history, restoration and epigraphy. Presentations may take the form of a 20 minute paper AND/OR an A0 research poster. Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words, to be submitted by Monday 28th November at 5pm to: symposium@birminghamegyptology.co.uk

The full call for papers can be viewed from the following link: call-for-papers-2017poster_2017_birmingham

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