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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8 July – 12 July

Reading Hieroglyphs: Praise and betrayal

Course Directors: Dr José R. Pérez-Accino and Dr Bill Manley

 

Monday 8 July

10:45 – 11:00
Students assemble in Room G09/10, Dept. of History, UCL

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

11:30 – 13:00
Introduction: The Death of Amenemhat I

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
A Hymn to Senwosret III, No. 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 9 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Teaching of Amenemhat I

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
A Hymn to Senwosret III, No. 2

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

17:15 – 18:45
Reception in the Petrie Museum (guests welcome)

 

Wednesday 10 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Teaching of Amenemhat I

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
The Book of the Two Ways, 1

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

17:30
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for dinner in a local restaurant

 

Thursday 11 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Teaching of Amenemhat I

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
The Book of the Two Ways, 2

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

 

Friday 12 July

10:00 – 11.00
The Teaching of Amenemhat I

11:30 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
The Book of the Two Ways, 3

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

17:15 – 19:00
Farewell Drinks Party

 

 

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