Bloomsbury Summer School (text)

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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1 – 5 July 2019

Reading Coptic

Course Director: Dr Bill Manley

 

Monday 1 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
Introduction: Welcome Back to Coptic

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
The Rules of Pachomius, 1

16:15 – 17:30
Guided Reading

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

 

Tuesday 2 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Rules of Pachomius, 2

11:45 – 13:00
Topic for Today

14:15 – 15:30
Frange, a Monk in Thebes, 1

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

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

 

Wednesday 3 July

10:00 – 11:15
Frange, a Monk in Thebes, 2

11:45 – 13:00
Topic for Today

14:15 – 15:30
The Great Abbott Shenoute, 1

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

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

 

Thursday 4 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Great Abbott Shenoute, 2

11:45 – 13:00
Topic for Today

14:15 – 15:30
The Great Abbott Shenoute, 3

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

 

Friday 5 July

10:00 – 11:15
Topic for Today

11:45 – 13:00
A Little Magic, 1

14:15 – 15:30
A Little Magic, 2

16:00 – 17:15
A Little Magic, 3

17:15 – 19:00
Farewell Drinks Party

 

 

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