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March 2018

Violaine Chauvet: ‘The Ptahshepses-corpus: inspiration in the decoration of an Old Kingdom family cluster’

17th March @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Main Lecture Theatre, Oasis Academy Lord's Hill, Romsey Road, Lordshill
Southampton, SO16 0XN United Kingdom
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Violaine Chauvet: ‘The Ptahshepses-corpus: inspiration in the decoration of an Old Kingdom family cluster’  Inscribed and decorated material from a cluster of Old Kingdom tombs at Saqqara, has found its way into several collections in the UK; Aberdeen, Liverpool and the BM. While uncertainty remains over the relationships between the individuals buried in this cluster, the shared characteristics of texts and tomb scenes suggest they belonged to a kin-group who engaged a single workshop to execute the tomb decoration. Doors…

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An Evening in memory of the Renowned Egyptian Artists, the Poet Abdel Rahman El-Abnudi and the Singer Abdel Halim Hafez

24th March @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau, 4, Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom
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An Evening in memory of the Renowned Egyptian Artists, the Poet Abdel Rahman El-Abnudi and the Singer Abdel Halim Hafez An Evening in memory of the Renowned Egyptian Artists, the Poet Abdel Rahman El-Abnudi and the Singer Abdel Halim Hafez, in the presence of the poet's spouse, Nihal Kamal, and the Egyptian Musician Mahmoud Rahim, introduced by the Interviewer Mahmoud El-Masallami. (Event in Arabic) Venue: The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Education Affairs, 4 Chesterfield Gardens, London – W1J 5BG Tea…

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May 2018

Tell Timai and its Terracotta Figures

19th May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Commercial Union House, 39 Pilgrim Street
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6QE United Kingdom
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Tell Timai and its Terracotta Figures James Bennett  -  Durham University The terracotta figurines from the Graeco-Roman period give interesting insights into personal beliefs and religious practices.  James will be discussing their role in everyday cults including a pair of acrobat figures. Contact Gillian Dodds, North East Ancient Egypt Society at neaesoc@googlemail.com

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July 2018

The Archaeology of Urban Life (and death) at Amarna.

21st July @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Elvet HIll House, Oriental Museum
Durham, DH1 3TH United Kingdom
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The Archaeology of Urban Life (and death) at Amarna. Anna Stevens  -  The Amarna Trust / Cambridge University Anna is the Deputy Director of the Amarna project and will discuss recent work at the city and her research. Contact Gillian Dodds, North East Ancient Egypt Society at neaesoc@googlemail.com

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In The Steps of The Holy Family In Egypt – A Talk by His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos

23rd July @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau, 4, Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom
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In The Steps of The Holy Family In Egypt - A Talk by His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos This year, concurrently with the Coptic annual celebration of the Holy Family’s visit to Egypt, a number of projects have been initiated by several Ministries to plot the Holy Journey with the key sites on route. The Holy Synod of the Coptic Orthodox Church expressed in May this year its appreciation for this sincere effort to honour the Holy Family’s journey, securing it…

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October 2018

“Paris, Hyde Park and Beverly Hills all in Cairo”, and “Colours of Egypt”

5th October @ 5:00 pm - 18th October @ 9:00 pm
Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau, 4, Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom

The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Education Affairs is pleased to announce and invite you to the upcoming events:   Friday 5th October at 7:00pm: “Paris, Hyde Park and Beverly Hills all in Cairo”, A talk by Mostafa Abdel-Meguid to explore the architectural style change of Cairo’s urban fabric since Ismail Pasha’s Ismailia until today Download Flyer   Thursday 18th October 6-9pm: “Colours of Egypt”, 4thInternational Painting Exhibition of Elmarsam Egyptian Painters. The Exhibition continues till Wednesday 7th November, daily 11am-4pm except Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays.  …

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The Second BES/LMEI Debating Competition

11th October @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Army & Navy Club, 36 Pall Mall, St. James's
London, SW1Y United Kingdom
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The Second BES/LMEI Debating Competition FREE EVENT - REGISTER BELOW We are pleased to advise you that the 4 excellent universities taking part in our 2nd Annual debating competition are: Imperial College London; University of Sheffield; Brunel University London; and University of Glasgow The debates, on Thursday, 11th October 2018, will take place in the Pall Mall Rooms of the Army & Navy Club, 36 Pall Mall, St. James's, London SW1Y at 6.30pm for a 7pm prompt start. If this is not a thought…

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Opportunity to visit the Library of Alexandria, October 2018

14th October - 17th October
Library of Alexandria, Al Azaritah WA Ash Shatebi, Qesm Bab Sharqi
Alexandria Governorate, 21526 Egypt
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Opportunity to visit the Library of Alexandria, October 2018 The UK Friends of the Alexandria Library invite members of the British Egyptian Society and the Library and Information Association (CILIP) to attend the annual meeting of the International Friends of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (IFBA) to be held 14-17 October 2018 Location:  Library of Alexandria Al Azaritah WA Ash Shatebi, Qesm Bab Sharqi, Alexandria Governorate 21526, Egypt The IFBA programme will comprise:   Saturday 13: - Informal lunch Sunday 14 - Tuesday…

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“Colours of Egypt”, 4th International Painting Exhibition of Elmarsam Egyptian Painters

18th October @ 6:00 pm - 7th November @ 4:00 pm
Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau, 4, Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom

“Colours of Egypt”, 4th International Painting Exhibition of Elmarsam Egyptian Painters Thursday 18th October 6-9pm: “Colours of Egypt”, 4th International Painting Exhibition of Elmarsam Egyptian Painters. The Exhibition continues till Wednesday 7th November, daily 11am-4pm except Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Venue: The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Education Affairs, 4 Chesterfield Gardens, London – W1J 5BG Tea & Coffee will be served at half an hour prior to the events’ commencement. The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural and Educational Affairs Email:…

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November 2018

Did the Phoenicians reach America before Christopher Columbus?

15th November @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural and Educational Affairs, 4 Chesterfield Gardens
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom

Did the Phoenicians reach America before Christopher Columbus? Thursday 15th November at 7:00pm: “ Did the Phoenicians reach America before Christopher Columbus?”, A talk by Philip Beale sharing existing evidence that supports the theory that Phoenician and Carthaginian sailors reached the Americas two thousand years before Columbus (talk in English). Venue: The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Education Affairs, 4 Chesterfield Gardens, London – W1J 5BG Tea & Coffee will be served at half an hour prior to the events’…

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