Call for Papers

You can read the first Special Issue published online here: http://birminghamegyptology.co.uk/journal/    The Birmingham Egyptology Journal is a free online and peer reviewed academic journal. We are always looking for new articles and reviews on any aspect of Ancient Egyptian culture, and particularly those on object biographies of ancient Egyptian artefacts held within UK museum …

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Shabti Translation Project

Students within the College of Arts and Law have been working on the new ‘Shabti Translation Project’, which aims to examine the inscriptions of shabtis currently on loan to the University of Birmingham from the Eton Myers collection, bequeathed to Eton College (see the ‘Virtual Museum’ section for further details of previous research and exhibitions …

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Opportunity for PGR students within the College of Arts and Law – Technical Drawing Classes, Eton Myers Collection

A very exciting and unique opportunity is available for PGR students within the College of Arts and Law! Using the ancient Egyptian pottery from the Eton Myers Collection, on loan to the University of Birmingham from Eton College, doctoral candidate Yannis Nakas (an experienced archaeologist, digital surveyor and illustrator who has worked on projects in …

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Birmingham Egyptology Symposium: Call for Papers 2020

Birmingham Egyptology are pleased to announce that the 7th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium will be held at the University of Birmingham on Friday 29th May 2020.  The theme will be ‘Biography in ancient Egypt’. We invite abstract submissions from postgraduates and independent researchers pertaining to the individual’s interpretation of the above theme, which can include, but …

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Birmingham Egyptology Journal: Call for Papers

The Birmingham Egyptology Journal is a free online and peer-reviewed academic journal. For an upcoming Special Issue scheduled for early 2020, we are looking for object biographies of ancient Egyptian artefacts held within UK museum collections – whether that be in the Birmingham and Midlands area, or beyond! We invite submissions of no more than …

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Birmingham Egyptology Symposium: Registration Now Open

Please join us for the Sixth Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium, ‘Belief and Identity in the ancient World’ which will be held in the Murray Learning Centre (Room UG10) at the University of Birmingham. Our free event features a range of presentations from students and academics on ancient Egyptian belief and identity relating to language, art, …

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Symposium 2021

Birmingham Egyptology Symposium Friday 21st May: Schedule released! The schedule for this year’s annual symposium is ready and we’re looking forward to having you join us for what looks like a great set of talks! The event is being kindly hosted by the Egypt Exploration Society and so to register you need to visit the event page on their website …

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Update regarding our Birmingham Egyptology Symposium

Amidst the growing uncertainty and closures of Universities across the UK to tackle the spread of COVID-19, this has naturally led to the postponement or cancellation of events with anticipated large gatherings of the public. The University of Birmingham is now officially working with restricted campus operations until 1st June 2020 at the earliest, though …

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Birmingham Egyptology Symposium: Call for papers – Extension!

We have extended our Call for Papers! The University of Birmingham is organising the 6th Annual Birmingham Egyptology Symposium: ‘Belief and Identity in the Ancient World’, which will take place on Friday 31st May 2019 at the University of Birmingham, UK. We invite abstract submissions from postgraduates and independent researchers pertaining to the individual’s interpretation …

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