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Bloomsbury Summer School

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Fascinated by ancient civilisations?

We offer anyone with any level of knowledge, inspiring short courses on Ancient Egypt and other areas of the Ancient World.

Summer School 2019 – Timetables

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15 – 19 July

Ancient Egypt in 100 People

Course Directors: Dr Campbell Price

 

Monday 15 July

10:45 – 11:00
Participants assemble in BSS Common Room (Dept. of History, UCL)

11:00 – 11:30
BSS Co-Director's Welcome Address

11:30 – 13:00
Ancient Egypt: People, Names, Biographies

13:00 – 14:30
Welcome Lunch in BSS Common Room (G09/10)

14:00
Short optional tour of UCL led by Co-Director (meet in G09/10)

14:30 – 15:45
People of the Old Kingdom I

16:15 – 17:30
People of the Old Kingdom II

17:30              
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for a drink in a local café/bar

 

Tuesday 16 July

10:00 – 11:15
People of the Old Kingdom and First Intermediate Period

11:45 – 13:00
People of the Middle Kingdom I

14:15 – 15:30
People of the Middle Kingdom II

16:00 – 17:15
People of the Second Intermediate Period and New Kingdom

17:15 – 18:30
Reception in the Petrie Museum (you are welcome to invite guests)

 

Wednesday 17 July

10:00 – 11:15
People of the New Kingdom I

11:45 – 13:00
People of the New Kingdom II

14:15 – 15:30
People of the New Kingdom and Third Intermediate Period

16:00 – 17:15
People of the Third Intermediate Period I

18:00          
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for dinner in a local restaurant

 

Thursday 18 July

10:00 – 11:15
Group A: Discovering People in the Petrie Museum (object handling)
Group B: independent study (why not visit the British Museum or Sir John Soane's Museum)

11:45 – 13:00
Group B: Discovering people in the Petrie Museum (object handling)
Group A: independent study (why not visit the British Museum or Sir John Soane's Museum)

14:15 – 15:30
People of the Third Intermediate Period II

16:00 – 17:15
People of the Late Period I

 

Friday 19 July

10:00 – 11:15
Ancient Egyptians in the British Museum (guided tour)

11:45 – 13:00
People of the Late Period II

14:15 – 15:30
People of the Roman Period

16:00 – 17:15
100 People: Conclusions

17:15 – 19:00
Farewell Drinks Party

 

 

This timetable is unlikely to change, but remains provisional until the first day of the course