History of Archaeology related Activities in britain (And Beyond).
Musketeers, Curvy ladies, and Victorian crowd-funders: Beyond Beauty exhibition and the complexities of the past and present of ancient Egypt
UCL Institute of Archaeology, Room 410
16 November 2016, 5.15-6.15 pm
In the first seminar of the year join Heba Abd el-Gawad as she reflects on her experiences co-curating the popular "Beyond Beauty" exhibition at Two Temple Place in London, and the importance of the history of archaeology to local collecting histories and local museums in Britain.
A full abstract can be found on the Network webpage HERE.
CHarles Warren: Royal Engineer
3 November 2016 at 4 pm
BP Lecture Theatre, Clore Education Centre, The British Museum
A free public lecture on the 19th century Royal Engineer and Palestine Exploration Fund explorer Charles Warren (1840-1927) by Kevin Shillington. Lecture for the Palestine Exploration Fund in association with the British Museum. Tickets must be booked via British Museum Box Office. Further details HERE.
Film: Letters from Baghdad
Two screenings on 23 and 24 October 2016 for the Cambridge Film Festival.
A new documentary film on early 20th century traveller and archaeologist Gertrude Bell, featuring Tilda Swinton reading from her letters. Directed by Sabine Krayenbühl and Zeva Oelbaum.
Further information on the film can be found HERE.
Tickets available HERE.
Scary Tales for Halloween
Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London
Saturday 29 October 2016, 6-8.30pm
Amara Thornton and John J. Johnston introduce two seasonally spooky stories with Egyptological links.
Book a free ticket HERE.
Archaeology & Espionage
A series of half-hour talks (1.15-1.45 pm) at the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London.
Each talk is based on new research currently being done on the Petrie Museum's Heritage Lottery Fund project "Different Perspectives: Archaeology and the Middle East in World War 1" relating to archaeologists and intelligence during the First World War.
13 October, book HERE
3 November, book HERE
10 November, book HERE
17 November, book HERE
24 November, book HERE