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 Timetables 2017

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Monday 3 to Friday 7 July

Coptic: the next step

Course Director: Dr Bill Manley

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

 

Monday 3 July

10:45 – 11:00
Students 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, Hello to Statives

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
Past, Present and Alternative Futures

16:15 – 17:30
‘After’ and ‘Until’

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

 

Tuesday 4 July

10:00 – 11:15
Adding Some Conditions

11:45 – 13:00
Writing with a Purpose

14:15 – 15:30
Macarius and the Devil, 1

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

17:15 – 18:30
Reception in the Petrie Museum (guests welcome)

 

Wednesday 5 July

10:00 – 11:15
Macarius and the Devil, 2

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
The Gospel of Thomas, 1

16:00 – 17:15
The Gospel of Thomas, 2

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

 

Thursday 6 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Execution of Mena, 1

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
The Execution of Mena, 2

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

 

Friday 7 July

10:00 – 11:15
Ostraca from Thebes, 1

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
Ostraca from Thebes, 2

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

17:15 – 19:00
Farewell Drinks Party