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Bloomsbury Summer School

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Summer School 2019 – Timetables

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24 – 28 June 2019

Coptic for Beginners

Course Director: Dr Bill Manley

 

Monday 24 June

10:45 – 11:00
Participants 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 Coptic Alphabet & First Words

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 Priests of St Isidore at Deir el-Medina, 1

16:15 – 17:30
The Priests of St Isidore at Deir el-Medina, 2

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

 

Tuesday 25 June

10:00 – 11:15
Some Basics: Pronouns and Verbs

11:45 – 13:00
Prayers and Commands

14:15 – 15:30
Letters from Medinet Habu, 1

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

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

 

Wednesday 26 June

10:00 – 11:15
Some Basics: Tenses and Verbs

11:45 – 13:00
Letters from Medinet Habu, 2

14:15 – 15:30
Letters from Medinet Habu, 3

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

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

 

Thursday 27 June

10:00 – 11:15
Some Basics: Pronouns and Verbs Again

11:45 – 13:00
The Fathers in the Delta, 1

14:15 – 15:30
The Fathers in the Delta, 2

16:00 – 17:15
Guided Reading

 

Friday 28 June

10:00 – 11:15
The Fathers in the Delta, 3

11:45 – 13:00
The Fathers in the Delta, 4

14:15 – 15:30
Abbott Shenoute, 1

16:00 – 17:15
Abbott Shenoute, 2

17:15 – 19:00
Farewell Drinks Party

 

 

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