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Saturday October 15th: Being Imperial : Egypt and the Levant at home and abroad in the New Kingdom

2.00 pm at Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, Reading RG5 4JZ


Dr Linda Hulin  will explore the social impact of the Egyptian Empire on the Egyptians – both rulers and the ruled – through objects and practices adopted, adapted or rejected according to their conceptions of themselves and the world around them.
Open to non-members (£3 donation)

 

 

29th October and 3rd December 2016: Female King: The Life and Times of Hatshepsut

A course running on two Saturdays with Dr. Chris Kirby at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum.

10:15am – 4:45pm

Cost: £46 (including Eventbrite fee)

More information can be found at: http://www.theherbert.org/whats-on/events-exhibitions/female-king-life-times-hatshepsut

 

 

Saturday 12 November: Ipuwer and perfect misery : Why did the Egyptians like pessimism?

2.00 pm at Oakwood Centre, Headley Road, Woodley, Reading RG5 4JZ

Dr. Roland Enmarch will discuss the Middle Egyptian literary work The Dialogue of Ipuwer and the Lord of All – an exploration of the problem of evil. The pessimistic tone of this poem is in stark contrast to the popular view of the Egyptians, but is also found in other Egyptian texts, and other cultures.

 

 

10th December 2016: Ancient Records, Ancient Lives? The History of Ancient Egypt from the Time of the Great Pyramid to the Ending of the Middle Kingdom – A Study Day with John Romer.

10am – 5:30pm at Cruciform Lecture Theatre, UCL, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT.

Tickets – £40 (includes morning and afternoon refreshments but not Lunch)

John Romer will be giving four lectures on the day and more information can be found on the flyer along with a Booking Form: Study Day Flyer Visit the website for additional information: www.egyptology-uk.com/bloomsbury/study_days.htm 

 

 

Saturday 10 December: Decoding Egyptian Art

2.00pm at Coronation Hall, Headley Road, Woodley, Reading RG5 4JB


Professor Alan Lloyd will analyse a series of representations to establish the underlying iconographic principles – where a sophisticated visual code expressed the development and needs of Ancient Egyptian Society.

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