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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.



Contact name: 
Rennan Lemos
Contact email: 

Events In This Series For This Academic Year

Session Name Date Event speaker
Writing a People's History of the First Intermediate Period: Challenges and Benefits Wednesday, 12 October, 2022 - 17:00 Wolfram Grajetzki (UCL/Università di Pisa)
Power in Place: The Role of Statue Dedication and Other Forms of Display in Ancient Egyptian Social Control Wednesday, 9 November, 2022 - 17:00 Margaret Maitland (Scotland National Museums)
Khufu's Wadi el-Jarf Harbour on the Red Sea – Its Workers and Sailors Wednesday, 30 November, 2022 - 17:00 Pierre Tallet (Sorbonne Université)
Interconnections on the Meroitic Frontier: Griffith’s work at Faras and the legacy of early-20th-century archaeology in Sudan Wednesday, 25 January, 2023 - 17:00 to 18:00 Henry Bishop-Wright (British Museum)
Science in Egyptology: a fundamental tool to understand the past. The cases of 18th Dynasty Nubian kohl and pastes from Third Intermediate Period Thebes Wednesday, 8 February, 2023 - 17:00 to 18:00 Caterina Zaggia (University of Cambridge)
BORDERSCAPE: Egyptian state formation and the changing socio-spatial landscape of the First Nile Cataract region in the 4th and 3rd millennia BCE Wednesday, 22 February, 2023 - 17:00 to 18:00 Maria Carmela Gatto (Polish Academy of Sciences)