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 of the above theme, which can include, but is not limited to, archaeology, art, language, history, religion, restoration, epigraphy, cultural memory, and modern perspectives of belief and identity. We are also eager to receive contributions from other disciplines and encourage individuals to consider the theme within a broader geographical scope. Presentations may take the form of a 20-minute paper AND/OR an A0 research poster.

Abstracts should be a maximum of 300 words, to be submitted by Friday 5th April 2019 at 5pm to: Confirmation of the decision will be emailed by Monday 15th April.

Following the Symposium, presenters will be invited to submit their papers or posters as articles to be considered for publication in the Birmingham Egyptology Journal.

NB Presenters must make their own arrangements for transportation of posters, when applicable.

Contact us at to register your interest or ask any questions.

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