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January 2018

Hilary Wilson ‘Three into Two Will Go: artistic conventions in ancient Egypt.’

20th January @ 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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Hilary Wilson ‘Three into Two Will Go: artistic conventions in ancient Egypt.’  This talk explores the Egyptian conventions of illustrating solid objects in two dimensions in wall paintings and relief sculpture. This includes the use of colour and the combination of different views in one image to create an alternative to perspective as well as the canon of proportion employed for portrayal of the human form. Doors open at 1.30 pm. The lectures will be split into two sessions with…

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British-Arab Exchanges (BAX) Charity Concert

26th January @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

British-Arab Exchanges (BAX) Charity Concert British-Arab Exchanges (BAX) is holding a charity concert at 7pm on Friday 26th January 2018 at St Michael’s Church, Belgravia, where outstanding musicians from the Arab world will be performing. IYAD SUGHAYER – PIANO WISSAM BOUSTANY - FLUTE RAN ZAIN – SINGER MOHAMMED SALEH – QANUNFranz Liszt – Les Cloches de Genève Aram Khachaturian – Piano Sonata (1961) Tarek Younis – Rising From The Ashes York Bowen – Andante Piacevole Dour, Fatn Allathi Ughniya, Ya…

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The Joy Team Performance

27th January @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau, 4, Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom
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The Joy Team Performance The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Educational Affairs is pleased to invite you to The Joy Team Performance, a joint event with the UK Egyptian Coptic Association. The Coptic Association’s talented children and youth will perform a group of songs in English and Arabic, followed by a play (in English). Tea & Coffee will be served at 6:30pm prior to the event’ commencement. Free Event. No registration is needed

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February 2018

John Billman: ‘Hatshepsut : The eternal female pharaoh of Egypt – her monuments explored’

17th February @ 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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John Billman: 'Hatshepsut : The eternal female pharaoh of Egypt – her monuments explored' Daughter of one Pharaoh, widow of another, Hatshepsut is best known for becoming Egypt’s first successful female ruler. This talk explores her monuments, from the Deir el-Bahri temple, considering both famous and lesser-known scenes and examples of archaism, to Karnak where she erected obelisks and constructed the Red Chapel, as well as evidence from Nubia which helps us to challenge the traditional narrative for this queen.…

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Faith, identity and loyalty: Must there be conflict?

20th February @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Smoking Room of East India Club, 15 St Jame's Square, St. James's
London, SW1Y 4LH United Kingdom
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Faith, identity and loyalty: Must there be conflict? Free Tickets, Register Now In February last year we held a Faith evening under the title “Inter Religeous dialogue; Why bother?” We attracted at audience of 160. Our Patron and Founder Member, Dr. Ahmed El Mokadem, has agreed to sponsor the evening. Our excellent panel comprises, in alphabetical order: His Eminence Archbishop Angaelos Archbishop Angaelos, who has served as General Bishop of the Coptic Orthodox Church in the United Kingdom since 1999,…

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March 2018
Free

Eternal Light

2nd March - 23rd March
Egyptian Cultural and Educational Bureau, 4, Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
London, W1J 5BG United Kingdom
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"Eternal Light" "Eternal Light", an exhibition of a selection of art objects from the Contemporary Egyptian Art Collection, running until 23rd March 2018. Venue: The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Education Affairs, 4 Chesterfield Gardens, London – W1J 5BG Tea & Coffee will be served at 6:30pm prior to the events' commencement. Free event and no registration is needed. For more information: Contact us at British Egyptian Society or The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural and Educational Affairs Email: administration@egyculture.org.uk -…

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The Egyptian Civilization and the Egyptian Character, between hopes and challenges

9th 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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"The Egyptian Civilization and the Egyptian Character, between hopes and challenges" "The Egyptian Civilization and the Egyptian Character, between hopes and challenges", seminar by Dr Wasim El-Sisy introduced by Dr Hala Seliet, President of the Egyptian British Education Association in London. (Event in Arabic) Venue: The Egyptian Bureau for Cultural & Education Affairs, 4 Chesterfield Gardens, London – W1J 5BG Tea & Coffee will be served at 6:30pm prior to the events' commencement. Free event and no registration is needed.…

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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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