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 10 to Friday 14 July

Hieroglyphs: The next step

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

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

 

Monday 10 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
Welcome Back to Hieroglyphs

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
Characterization in Kings’ Names

16:15 – 17:30
Private Reading and Translation

17.30
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for a drink in a local café/bar

 

Tuesday 11 July

10:00 – 11:15
Past Actions in Gods’ Speeches

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
Describing Past Events with sdm.n=f

16:00 – 17:15
Private Reading and Translation

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

 

Wednesday 12 July

10:00 – 11:15
Describing Past Events with or without iw

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
sdm=f and Other Past Matters

16:00 – 17:15
Private Reading and Translation

18.00
Non-BSS event: get together with fellow students for dinner in a local restaurant

 

Thursday 13 July

10:00 – 11:15
Characterization with ink

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
On Pronouns, and Participles ending w or y

16:00 – 17:15
Private Reading and Translation

 

Friday 14 July

10:00 – 11:15
The Appeal to the Living

11:45 – 13:00
Guided Reading

14:15 – 15:30
Anticipating the Future with sdm=f

16:00 – 17:15
Final Review and Farewell

17:15 – 19:00
Farewell Drinks Party

 

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