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Egyptian World Seminar Series

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 usually followed by a reception from 6–7 pm.

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Egyptian World Seminar Series Nov 02, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Egyptology Discussion Forum - Ancient Memphis. Speakers and discussants: Barbora Janulíková, Prof Geoffrey Thorndike Martin and Ana Tavares
Egyptian World Seminar Series Nov 16, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Eva Lange, (Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg) - The evolution of a provincial centre in the 3rd millennium BC Nile Delta: New insights into the (Geo)-Archaeology of Bubastis / Tell Basta
Egyptian World Seminar Series Nov 30, 2016 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Rune Nyord, (Christ’s College) - Myth and Magic: Towards an understanding of ritual efficacy in ancient Egypt
Egyptian World Seminar Series Jan 18, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Hana Navrátilová, (University of Oxford) - Life of a pyramid: From visitors’ graffiti to decorous demolition
Egyptian World Seminar Series Feb 01, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Piers Litherland, (New Kingdom Research Foundation) - The Shaft Tombs of Wadi Bairiya: The family tombs of the wives and court women of the dazzling Aten
Egyptian World Seminar Series Feb 15, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Kathryn Howley, (University of Cambridge) - Foreign exchange: The currency of Egyptian objects in the Nubian royal cemetery of Nuri
Egyptian World Seminar Series Mar 08, 2017 from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Laure Pantalacci, (Université Lumière Lyon 2) - Words and/or artefacts: Material culture in Balat at the end of the Third Millennium
Egyptian World Seminar Series May 10, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Roland Enmarch, (University of Liverpool) - Writing Truth in the Mansion of Gold: A proud but long-suffering servant of the Hare nome nomarchs at Hatnub
Egyptian World Seminar Series May 24, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Cary Martin, University College London - State Archives in Late Period Egypt: Two Collections of Administrative Texts from the Late Sixth and Fifth Centuries BCE
Egyptian World Seminar Series Oct 10, 2017 from 04:30 PM to 05:30 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
James Heidel, (The Antinoupolis Foundation) - Recent field work at Antinoupolis
Egyptian World Seminar Series Oct 11, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
W. Raymond Johnson, (University of Chicago) - Amarna Talatat joins, discoveries, and surprises
Egyptian World Seminar Series Oct 25, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Fredrik Hagen, (University of Copenhagen) - A recently discovered archive from the mortuary temple of Tuthmose III
Egyptian World Seminar Series Nov 01, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Current research in Cambridge: Meghan Strong - Artificial light in the Pharaonic Period & Benjamin Hinson - Finding the children of Deir el-Medina
Egyptian World Seminar Series Nov 15, 2017 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street,
Current research in Cambridge: Alex Loktionov - The strange case of the disappearing 'judges' & Barbora Janulikova - Funerary provision at Early Dynastic Memphis

Showcasing research highlights and outreach for the academic year 2015-2016

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Upcoming events

Heritage Research Group

Oct 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

The Human Evolutionary Studies Group

Oct 24, 2017

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fi

Americas Archaeology Group

Oct 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Later European Prehistory Group

Oct 24, 2017

South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site

Ancient Near East

Oct 24, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

McDonald Lunchtime Seminar Series

Oct 25, 2017

McDonald Institute Seminar Room, Courtyard Building, Downing Street

Ancient Near East

Oct 25, 2017

South Lecture Room, Division of Archaeology, Downing Site

BioAnth Seminar Series

Oct 25, 2017

Seminar Room, Henry Wellcome Building, Fi

Upcoming events

An Oral History of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research