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Department of Archaeology


The Egyptian World Seminar Series, supported by the Mulvey Fund, presents recent research relating to Egyptology. The series attracts speakers from around Britain and the EU who cover all aspects of Egyptology such as anthropology, archaeology, philology and museum studies. 

The seminars are at 5.00pm and are currently held online.



Wednesday, 3 May, 2023 - 17:00
Contact name: 
Rennan Lemos
Contact email: 

Events In This Series For This Academic Year

Session Name Date Event speaker
Recent developments in the research of ancient Egyptian copper metallurgy Wednesday, 11 October, 2023 - 17:00 to 18:00 Martin Odler (Newcastle University)
Looking beyond pharaoh: Legal pluralism and ‘early democracy’ in ancient Egypt Wednesday, 25 October, 2023 - 17:00 to 18:00 Alexandre Loktionov
Social Interactions in the Funerary Space: Tomb and Remembrance in Egypt in the 3rd millennium BCE Wednesday, 8 November, 2023 - 17:00 to 18:00 Inês Torres
Movie Screening From Sudan to Argentina, followed by dicusssion with producer Ricardo Preve Wednesday, 24 January, 2024 - 16:00 to 18:00 Ricardo Preve
Aspects of colour use in ancient Egyptian funerary manuscripts: Monumentalisation and Intermediality Wednesday, 31 January, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:00 Marina Sartori (Oxford)
Dams, Digging, and Dispossession: The History and Politics of Archaeology in Egyptian Nubia (cancelled) Wednesday, 14 February, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:00 Robert Viggar (Pennsylvania)
Egypt and Ugarit: Globalization Beyond Connectivities Wednesday, 13 March, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:00 Federico Zangani (Cambridge)
The materialization of ritual: Experiencing sacred space and transformation through artefacts Wednesday, 8 May, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:00 Christina Geisen
Dams, digging, and dispossession: The history and politics of archaeology in Egyptian Nubia Wednesday, 15 May, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:00 Robert Vigar (University of Pennsylvania)
When writing looks back: defining the 'hieroglyphic' in Ancient Egyptian and Classic Maya religion Wednesday, 5 June, 2024 - 17:00 to 18:00 Jordan Miller